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    Gov Ortom Appeals To Resident Doctors To Suspend Strike

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    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has appealed to resident doctors to suspend their ongoing strike to pave the way for dialogue. Ortom who made the appeal while receiving members of the Benue State University, BSU, branch of Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, MDCAN, at Benue People’s House, yesterday, also requested the consultants to…

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    News Of Jesus Apparition Excites Makurdi Residents

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    On Sunday, August 7,2016 people from all walks of life, Christians and non-Christians thronged St. Augustine’s Catholic Mission, Nenger, Makurdi, Benue state as the news of Jesus appearance through a crucifix hung at the altar of the church went viral on the social media. According to an eyewitness,Philip Tyolaha “on Sunday afternoon after the second…

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    54 Students Denounce Cultsm In Benue

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    Students from various tertiary institutions in Benue State yesterday denounced their membership of various cult groups in the state. A statement by the state commissioner of Police, Mr Bashir Makama, said the command would provide adequate protection for the repented cultists, adding that ex-cult members should encourage their old members to also denounce their membership….

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    Army, Other Security Operatives Invade Benue Community

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    A detachment of military personnel including other security operatives yesterday, stormed Gbishe community in Katsina-Ala local government area of Benue state to arrest a militant accused of different crimes including murder and kidnapping. The militant, Terwase Akwaza popularly known as Ghana, has been declared wanted by security agencies over his alleged involvement in the gruesome…

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    Residents Desert Benue River Communities Over Flood

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    Scared by the alert of impending flood issued by the Nigeria Hydrological  Services Agency (NIHSA),the residents of the communities located at  the banks of the River Benue have began to vacate the areas, saying  they do not want their people killed and property damaged by the  flood. This is sequel to a warning issued by…

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    Benue Govt, NGO To Assist IDPs, Disabled Persons

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    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said the agrarian state was willing to collaborate  with the Mercy Cors, a non-governmental organization to provide human and financial assistance to disabled persons. The government said the internally displaced  persons that were rendered homeless by the heinous attacks of Fulani herdsmen would be supported. Ortom stated this yesterday…

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    Alleged Fraud: Benue PDP, APC Lawmakers Bicker, Advocate Impeachment of Speaker

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    For allegedly involving in a vehicle procurement scam amounting to about N750m, the members of Benue State House Of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have engaged fisticuffs, calling for the impeachment of the Speaker, Terkimbi Ikyange represent Ushongo state constituency. The plenary…

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    Gov Ortom Okays Monthly Payment Of N400m To Pensioners

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    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has approved the release of N400 million for the payment of pension and gratuity to local government and state pensioners every month. According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on media, Godwin Akor, the governor said N200 million would be paid to pensioners at…

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