Tag: Makurdi

Chairman North-Central Governor’s Forum Abubakar Sani Bello Enjoins Members To Work Hard To Stimulate Growth Of The Zone.

Suleiman Idris- December 21, 2020

Governor of Niger State and Chairman North central Governor's Forum, Abubakar Sani Bello says the time has come for the States in the North central ... Read More

FG Energizes Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi with Solar Hybrid Mini-Grid

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2020

Under the Federal Government's Energizing Education Programme (EEP), the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue state was energized with a 8.25MW Solar Hybrid ... Read More

University Professor commits suicide in Makurdi

admin- October 25, 2018

Professor Frank Onyezili: commits suicide Prof. Frank Onyezili, a senior lecturer with the Biological Sciences Department of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, has committed ... Read More

Killers of Benue governor’s aide arrested

admin- June 20, 2018

The Nigeria army has arrested three wanted militias who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special ... Read More

#NPFL18 MatchDay 20 Report: Adeyemi’s Miscue Sees Lobi Stars Triumph As Sunshine Remains in Danger Zone

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2018

A second-half own goal by defender Kehinde Adeyemi gave leaders Lobi Stars a 1-0 home win over Sunshine Stars in a Matchday 20 fixture of ... Read More

Police Statement on Alleged Planned Attacks on Mosques in Benue

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2018

The Police Command in Benue has dismissed rumours of planned attacks on five mosques in Makurdi and other parts of the state as “untrue”. In ... Read More

Unanswered questions about Benue killings; herdsmen now bogeymen?

admin- April 26, 2018

A herdsman: Is he behind all the killings in Benue state or is someone taking advantage of the situation? Nomadic herdsmen were accused of killing ... Read More

President Buhari Condemns Killing of Benue Priests, Vows Assailants Will not go Scot-Free

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of worshippers and priests at a church in Ukpor-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue ... Read More

NiMet Predicts Partly Cloudy, Sunny Weather For Wednesday

Abdul Jimoh- April 3, 2018

weather forecast The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Wednesday. NiMet’s ... Read More

Troops of Operation ‘Ayem Akpatuma’ Apprehend Akpagher, Aondongu, Terfa and Others for Cattle Rustling at Katsina-Ala, Benue State

Tanimu- February 26, 2018

Olabisi Ayeni, Abuja: Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting EXERCISE AYEM AKPATUMA arrested 5 suspected cultists on Sunday 25 February 2018 at Katsina Ala ... Read More

3 Herders Jailed 1 Year Each for Open Grazing in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating Benue Anti-Open ... Read More

IGP Idris Relocates to Benue State

Tanimu- January 9, 2018

ABUJA: Following the recent unfortunate killings of innocent people in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas in Benue State and the intervention, and ongoing efforts ... Read More

Police Kill Three Armed Robbers, Recover Rifle in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 3, 2018

The Police Command in Benue said it had killed three armed robbers and recovered one AK47 rifle with breech no. M35085 and four AK47 magazines ... Read More

Herdsmen Kill over 20, Injure over 30 in Benue – Gov. Ortom

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 3, 2018

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said herdsmen had killed over 20 persons between Monday and Tuesday in Guma and logo local government areas of the ... Read More

Sunny, Hazy, Cloudy Weather to Prevail on Sunday – NiMet

Arowobusoye Samuel- November 4, 2017

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny and hazy weather conditions over the Central States of the country on Sunday with partly cloudy morning ... Read More

Update On Flood In Nigeria: A Report On Flow Situations

Henry Solomon- September 13, 2017

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has released a Briefing on the Flood Situation in Nigeria on Wednesday. The report was drafted and given by ... Read More

Benue flood: Minister appeals to donor agencies, others for support

inno.korie- September 4, 2017

The Minister of State for Environment, Mr Ibrahim Jibril, has called on international donor agencies and other philanthropists to support Benue government in tackling the ... Read More

Benue Flooding: Air Force Begins Medical Aid to Makurdi Victims

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Monday, inaugurated medical assistance programme to meet the medical needs of the recent flood victims in Makurdi, Benue. The ... Read More

Benue Flooding: House To Pass Climate Change Commission Bill – Dogara

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2017

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has condoled with the government and people of Benue State over the flooding that has displaced ... Read More

DG NEMA In Benue Inspects Damages And Relief Materials For Flood Victims

Henry Solomon- September 2, 2017

The Director General (DG) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Mustapha Maihaja has arrived Makurdi in accordance with the Presidential directive issued by President ... Read More