The Benue State Government on Friday disputed the claim by the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, that the Agila people…
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The state Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Ngunan Addingi, said this at the end of the Executive Council Meeting in Makurdi.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, retired Colonel Paul Hemba, told newsmen on Saturday in Makurdi that the attack took place at Mbalagh Council Ward, behind NASME Barracks on Friday evening.
Governor Samuel Ortom; his deputy, Benson Abounu; and other members of the State Executive Council on Wednesday in Makurdi gave the two footballers a standing ovation for being true ambassadors.
Gana, a notorious criminal who embraced the state government’s amnesty programme, was killed in controversial circumstance on Tuesday by soldiers.
This was disclosed on Saturday by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom, who briefed newsmen in Makurdi.
Briefing newsmen after the State Executive Council meeting, the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Ngunan Addingi, said the schools would be re-opened for Primary 6 pupils and students in JSS 3 and SSS3.
The Benue State Police Command on Wednesday confirmed an attack on Tse-Haaga village, Mbabai in Guma Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen.
The Benue State Government on Sunday opened a coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine centre and also set up an “Emergency Response Committee” to monitor and coordinate its response.
The Commission of Inquiry instituted by the Benue State Government to investigate the Tiv/Jukun crisis in Abinsi and Fiidi communities has recommended the prosecution of perpetrators of the crisis.
The state Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Sunday Ongbabo, revealed the source of the ailment when he spoke with newsmen on Thursday
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue says the State Government is owing over N22 billion as gratuity of the state’s workers.
The Benue State Government says it will compensate traders who lost valuables to the fire that gutted Makurdi Modern Market in June.
The Benue State Government spent N16 billion to renovate and upgrade its primary and secondary schools in the last four years, according to Prof. Dennis Ityavyar, former Education Commissioner.
The Benue government on Monday reeled out the achievements of Governor Samuel Ortom’s administration in the last four years as part of activities to mark the governor’s 58th birthday.
The Benue State Government has donated N30 million to the victims of the fire that gutted some sections of Wadata Market, Makurdi, the state capital, early Wednesday morning.
Miffed by reports quoting Senator George Akume as blaming the Benue Government for the violence in the state, Gov. Samuel Ortom says he will report the senator to the Supreme Assembly of the Tiv Traditional Council.
The Federal Government has withdrawn the final tranche of the Paris Club refund paid to the Benue State Government last week.
The government said this in response to the call by the Coordinator of MACBAN in Benue State, Garus Gololo, that the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, should resign or be forced out of office
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from investigating Benue State Government officials pending the determination of the substantive originating summons.