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Strike: Benue Workers vow to stay away for eternity if....

Benue state government workers who are currently on an indefinite strike action following government inability to pay their salary arrears has vowed to stay away from work till eternity if that is how long it takes government to pay their arrears.

Benue workers have not gone to work sin [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017

Ortom suspends aide over ‘insubordination’

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has suspended the Executive Secretary of the Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Mr. Boniface Ortese.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Terver Akase, who confirmed the sack of Ortese said he was removed over insubordination.

The former [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017

Benue exco approves sack of provost, registrar of CoE

The Provost of the College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Prof. Mathias Nder and the College Registrar, Dominic Atongo, have both been relieved of their appointments.

The Benue State Executive Council took the decision after deliberating on the report and recommendations of an administrativ [...]

Fri, 27 October 2017

Obsolete equipment, lack of manpower hampers rural projects in Benue

The General Manager Benue State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, BERWASSA, Engr. Ejembi Ella, has said that most rural projects under the agency are suffering setbacks due to obsolete equipment and lack of operational vehicles.
Engr. Ella, who stated this recentlywhile speaking with The [...]

Sat, 12 November 2016

Benue youths protest exemption of Benue from NDC

Benue youths have protested the non-inclusion of the state in the proposed establishment of Northeast Development Commission, NDC.
The proposed commission, when established, will cater for the rehabilitation and advancement of the North East as well as some other localities worst hit by terroris [...]

Fri, 11 November 2016

Cultists to be regarded as criminals, kidnappers, says AIG Zone 4

The Assistant Inspector General, AIG Zone 4, Agboola Oshodi Glover, has said that henceforth, cultists would be treated as criminals and kidnappers.
The AIG stated this in a chat with The Abuja Inquirer in his office, last week, saying any student who decides to leave his academic work for cult [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016

Suswam’s Foundation graduates 84 youth on skills acquisition

Sev-av Foundation, a pet project belonging of the immediate past First Lady of Benue state, Mrs. Yemisi Suswam, has graduated its 10th set of 84 graduands.
The foundation which was set up 10 years ago has graduated close to 10,000 students in skills acquisition ranging from tailoring/beading, co [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016

Fake drug: Nigeria laws too lenient, says former NAFDAC DG

The former Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhii, has said that Nigeria’s laws are too lenient to punish drug counterfeiters.
Orhii, who stated this in a chat with journalists in his home in Makurdi, lamented that drug coun [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016


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