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NAWOJ charges female journalists to be proactive

The National Vice Chairperson, Zone D, Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Hajia Jamila Abubakar, has called on women journalists nation-wide to be more proactive in reporting issues affecting women.

She made the call in Makurdi while inaugurating the newly elected exco of the Ben [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Benue APC one-man show, says Ortom



As the political crisis in Benue state continues to deepen, Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom has described the All Progressives Congress, APC as a one-man show.

Ortom in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and ICT, Tahav Agerzua, insisted that the APC is ind [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Court Halts Ortom’s Impeachment

A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has restrained the eight suspended members of the Benue State House of Assembly from proceeding with the impeachment process they initiated against Governor Samuel Ortom.

The judge also restrained the impeached Speaker Terkimbi Ikyang [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018

13 Chairmen, 276 Councillors Follow Ortom To PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ortom, who defected Wednesday during a political meeting with local government chairmen and councillors in Makurdi, defected with 13 LG chairmen and 276 councillors.

Addressing [...]

Wed, 25 July 2018

Arrest Miyetti Allah leaders now, Gowon tells FG

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has called on the federal government to arrest of the leaders of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore even as he expressed serious concerns over the security situation in the country.

“Security agencies should invite and question the leadership of Miyet [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Institute trains journalists in Benue on agric policies

The International Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI, has held a two-day capacity workshop for journalists in Benue to promote effective agricultural policies.

In an online invitation made available to The Abuja Inquirer by the institute’s communications specialist, Onyeche Douglas, in [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Board to demolish all illegal structures in Benue

The Benue State Urban Development Board says it will demolish all illegal structures situated within the Makurdi metropolis and its environs.

General Manager of the board, Apostle Saint Gbilekaa, disclosed this in an interview with The Abuja Inquirer, in Makurdi.

Gbilekaa, who assumed of [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

APC hypocritical about Ortom – state govt

The Benue state government has described as hypocritical a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state which it criticized of non-performance.

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Terver Akase, and made available to The Abuja Inquirer in Ma [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


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