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I handed over N165m cash to Suswam’s brother, orderly – Benue perm sec

The orderly to the immediate past governor of Benue state, Inspector Julius Donko, has denied collecting the sum of N165 million from the state Ministry of Finance early 2015.

Permanent secretary of the ministry, Mrs. Ruth Ijir, had told the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Commission of Inquiry set u [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

FG, Benue govt train 1070 unemployed graduates on ICT

The Federal Ministry of Communication Technology in conjunction with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Benue State Government has trained about 1070 unemployed graduates in the state on Information Communication Technology and online job search.

The participants were enrolled in online job sea [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

The story of Benue’s first family adoption of Baby Destiny

It is a matter of mother luck smiling on few weeks old Baby Destiny, an abandoned baby, who has now been adopted by the First Family of Benue state, Governor & Mrs. Samuel Ortom.

The Abuja Inquirer learnt that Destiny was abandoned in an undisclosed part of Makurdi, the Benue state capital, [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Actionaid condemns violence, harassment of women in public

ActionAid Nigeria has condemned the increasing violence and harassment of women and girls in public spaces especially educational institutions.

The group under its global campaign, Safe Cities for Women and Girls, noted that the campaign aims to reduce violence against women and girls living in [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Airforce graduates 62 personnel in intelligence gathering

The Nigerian Airforce School of Air Intelligence, NAFSAINT, in Makurdi, has graduated 62 personnel who are now ready to be exported to crisis prone areas of the country to combat insurgency.

Commandant of the institution, Group Capt. Raymond Nwankwo, who spoke in Makurdi, at the weekend during [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Benue govt constitutes committee to fast track teachers’ bailout

Following outcry over the late payment of bailout to workers in Benue, especially teachers and local government staff, the state government has constituted an eight-man committee to fast track the payments.

Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Hon. Ageh Odeh, who disclosed this in Maku [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015


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