Tag Archives: Benue

Ortom Orders Payment Of December Salaries To Benue Workers

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has directed the State Ministry of Finance to ensure that payment of workers’ salaries for the month of December 2018 commences on Wednesday, the 19th. The Governor further directed

Buhari Meets With Benue APC Leaders

File Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a meeting at the State House in Abuja on November 2, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress from Benue State at the State

Court Vacates Order Restraining Benue Assembly Speaker, Others From Sitting

File photo   A Makurdi High Court on Monday vacated an interim order restraining the Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, and 21 other members from holding sittings at the assembly complex. The Chief Judge of

Court Restrains IGP From Proscribing Benue Livestock Guards

    A Makurdi High Court has issued an interim order restraining the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, from prohibiting or shutting down offices of the Benue State Livestock Guards in any part of the state. The Presiding

Woman Allegedly Kills Husband, Three Children, Self In Benue

  A staff of Makurdi Local Government, Rachel Adetsav, has allegedly killed her husband, her three children before killing herself on Saturday night in Benue State. One of the neighbours said that her husband, Nicholas Adetsav, was found dead on

Benue SEMA Bans Political Activities In IDP Camps

  The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has banned all forms of political gatherings in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps across the state. The agency announced the ban in a statement issued on Friday by its Executive Secretary, Mr

NIWA confirms 11 dead, 7 missing in Benue boat mishap

Boat mishap The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Friday confirmed that 11 died in the boat mishap that occurred on River Bukuru in Benue State and not 18 as earlier reported by a section of the media. The Organisation

Over 20 Feared Drowned As Boat Capsizes In Benue

A boat accident on River Katsina-Ala has left several families in mourning as 20 passengers are believed to have drowned in the incident. Eyewitnesses said the boat carrying over 20 passengers and up to 17 motorcycles left Logo Local Government

Reps Ask NYSC To Lift Ban On Benue Graduates

The House of Representatives has called on the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to rescind its decision to suspend fresh graduates from the Benue State University from participating in the scheme. The House made the appeal on Thursday, following consideration

Flood: Official calls for proper dredging of Rivers Niger, Benue

FILE PHOTO: Flooded Community Mr Ladein Omiebi, Chairman, Flood Management Committee, Patani Local Government Area, Delta State has called on the Federal Government to carry out a proper dredging of the River Niger to prevent recurring flood disasters. Omiebi made

Court Dismisses Suit Against EFCC Over Freezing Of Benue Govt Accounts

File photo   A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by the Benue State Government challenging the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate its accounts. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba dismissed the suit

Court Summons EFCC, Banks Over Freezing Of Benue Govt Accounts

File photo   The Federal High Court in Makurdi has summoned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and two commercial banks to appear before it over the recent freezing of the state government accounts. The banks are United Bank

Minimum Wage: Benue Labour Leaders Seek Review Of Revenue Sharing Formula

    Labour leaders in Benue state, have called on the Federal Government to review the revenue sharing formula, to enable states to pay the proposed N56,000 minimum wage. The chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress in the state, Comrade Godwin Anya,

Ortom Reacts As FG Recalls Paris Club Refund Paid To Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has reacted to the Federal Government’s alleged decision to recall the Paris Club Refund paid to the state. He called on the people of the state to remain calm