News - Benue State

Nigerian Navy Training Units Urged On Cordial Civil/Military Relations

1 day ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Navy has reminded its training units across the country to be highly professional in their operation and readily maintain cordial relations with its host and other communities.

Benue To Host World Bank Assisted Pilot Vocational Scheme

1 day ago /
Nation 

Benue state has been selected by the federal ministry of education in collaboration with the World Bank to represent the north central zone in a pilot vocational advocacy scheme which will focus on strengthening her already existing technical institutions with the aim of providing employment.

Ortom Reaffirms Commitment To Separation Of Powers

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom has pledged to continue to respect the principle of separation of powers as enshrined in the constitution noting that the judiciary remained the last hope of the common man.

Ortom Seeks More Federal Govt’s Attention For IDP’s

2 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government has been tasked to do more in terms of providing alternative shelter and adequate security for the thousands of displaced persons still seeking refuge in camps within Benue state to return to their ancestral homes.

Court Dismisses Benue Govt. Suit Challenging EFCC Power To Investigate Its Finances

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by Benue Government challenging the power of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate Benue State Government finances.

NJC Recommends Judicial Officers

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended to President Muhammadu Buhari and Governors of Abia, Benue, Ogun, Oyo, and Kwara States, successful candidates for appointment as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Heads of Courts and Judicial Officers.

APC NWC Clears 24 Governorship Candidates To Contest 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party's National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Jos Crises: Benue Government Urges Parents Of Indigenes In University Of Jos Not To Panic

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

In view of the recent insecurity situation in parts of plateau state, the Benue state government on Wednesday urged parents and guardians of Benue indigenes, particularly students of the University of Jos not to panic as the university authority says they are on top of the security situation.

Gabriel Suswam, Orker Jev Emerge Benue PDP Senatorial Flag Bearers

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

The immediate past governor of Benue state Gabriel Suswam has emerged the Peoples Democratic Party's flag bearer for the Benue north east senatorial district.

Ortom Donates To Gboko Market Fire Victims

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor,  Samuel Ortom,  has donated the sum of 20 million Naira as immediate intervention for traders of the Gboko Main Market,  who were affected by the fire outbreak at the market on Independence Day.

Ortom Emerges Benue PDP Governorship Candidate

2 weeks ago /

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Monday overwhelmingly won the Peoples Democratic Party's governorship primary election in the state to emerge the party's governorship candidate in the twenty nineteen general election.

Six Persons Killed In Gun Attack In Benue

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the killing of six persons including a Police sergeant in Okpoga, Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.

Benue APC Affirms Buhari And Sole Presidential Candidate

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

A total of two hundred and fifty nine thousand one hundred and thirty members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Benue state on Saturday affirmed president Muhammadu Buhari as the party's presidential candidate in the forth coming general election.

Dankwambo Assures Ortom Of Continued Support

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Gombe State Governor, Hassan Dankwambo,  has encouraged and assured his Benue State counterpart,  Samuel Ortom and the people of the state of his continued friendship and support to surmount the state's numerous challenges irrespective of the outcome of his presidential ambition.

Benue NLC Chairman Seeks Review Of Revenue Formula For New Minimum Wage

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The need for an upward review of the sharing formula for state allocations by the federal government to enable states pay the new minimum wage being clamoured for has been highlighted.

Paris Club Refund: Ortom Calls For Calm Over FG's Reversal

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Tuesday urged the people of the state to remain calm following the federal government's decision to reverse the final tranche of the Paris club refund sent to the state.

Buratai Restates Army’s Commitment To National Security

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The chief of army staff, lieutenant general Tukur Buratai says under his watch the Nigerian army is fully committed to restoring peace in all troubled zones in Benue state.  

Police Warn Politicians Against Proliferation Of Illegal Arms

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The general public and politicians in particular have been warned against the proliferation of prohibited arms and the need to eschew violence during the campaign period as anyone caught in violation will be dealt with severely according to the law irrespective of his position.

Ortom Screened, Expresses Optimism Ahead Of Polls

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday expressed optimism ahead of the forthcoming elections shortly after his clearance by his party's screening committee.

Ortom Confirms Receipt of N14.9b Paris Club Refund

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday confirmed receipt of n14.9 billion final tranche of the Paris club refund from the federal government.


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