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2019: Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, predicts landslide victory for PDP

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday declared that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2019 presidential election overwhelmingly.

I’ll pay new minimum wage – Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has promised to pay any amount agreed upon by the national negotiating committee on minimum wage.

Benue Valley Professionals Network urges action against killings

By Olufemi Adediran A socio-political group, the Benue Valley Professionals Network, has called for an immediate end to the incessant killings in Benue State and...

71 residents of Benue State killed in week of violence

ABUJA (Reuters) - A total of 71 people have been killed in a week of violence in Nigeria's Benue state, a government spokesman said...

Herdsmen kill 8, sack 2 villages in Benue State

By Philip Dzeremo Makurdi (NAN) Eight persons were feared dead following an attack by suspected herdsmen, on two villages in Logo Local Government Area of Benue...

Benue State moves against herdsmen, bans open grazing

By Onyeje Abutu Makurdi (NAN) The Benue State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill for the prohibition of open grazing and rearing of...

Pensioners besiege Benue State’s secretariat over 10 months’ unpaid arrears

Makurdi (NAN) Pensioners from the 23 local government councils of Benue State on Monday besieged the state secretariat demanding an immediate payment of their...

Benue State House of Assembly okays N5 billion loan for State...

Makurdi (NAN) Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday gave approval to the state government to obtain a loan of over N5 billion to settle...

Benue State Governor, Ortom, inaugurates 15 commissioners, 17 special advisers

Makurdi (NAN) Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday inaugurated 15 new commissioners and 17 special advisers as members of the state Executive Council...

Unease as Benue sells 30m shares in Dangote Cement Plc

Apprehension gripped a section of the political class in Benue State at the weekend following the sale of Dangote Cement shares held in trust for...

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