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  • Infant Mortality: FG Partners Christian Aid UK

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    Following the high rate of under five mortality in the country, the Federal Ministry of Health has entered into pattership with Christian Aid UK, Nigeria, to help the country find a lasting solution to the most prevalent child killer diseases in the country. Director, Child Health in the Department of Family Health, Federal Ministry of…

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  • Benue Moves To Establish Ethanol Plant

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    Benue State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with a foreign investor for the establishment of a Bio-fuel (Ethanol) plant in Agasha Guma local government Area of Benue State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Hon. James Anbua disclosed this while giving account of his stewardship at the ongoing Accountability Press Briefing organized by…

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  • Reduction Of Food Item Prices By Govt, Unrealistic – AAEUN President

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    National President, Agriculture and Allied Employees Union of Nigeria (AAEUN), Comrade Simon Anchaver has described the decision of theFederal government to reduce the price of food stuff and other agricultural commodities in the country as building castles in     the air. Anchaver who disclosed this to newsmen in Makurdi on arrival from Jigawa state after…

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  • Benue Assembly Advocates North-Central Devt Commission

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    .Benue State House of Assembly yesterday urged the state government to liaise with other states in the North Central region to prevail on the Federal Government to establish the North Central Development Commission. When established, the proposed commission is to recover and construct programmes of safe return and reintegration of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons…

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  • Ortom Appoints New SSG, Drops 5 Exco Members

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    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday announced the appointment of Professor Anthony Ijohor, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), as Secretary to State Government and also dropped 5 members of the state executive council. The governor made the announcement at the state executive council meeting held at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi. Governor Ortom stated…

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  • Benue Moves To Achieve Universal Health Coverage

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    In a bid to ensure that  Benue State achieves the target for Sustainable Health Financing, towards achieving Universal Health Coverage which is one of the Sustainable Development Goals and also increase its Health  budget from the current 3.5 to 15 per cent in 2017, the White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria, has commenced the training of CSOs…

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  • Benue Assembly To Pass Anti-grazing Bill

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    Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange has vowed that the Open Grazing Prohibition Bill pending before the Assembly will be passed before the end of the year. The bill which is an executive one has passed through second reading and is awaiting public hearing. Mr. Ikyange who was addressing his…

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  • Tribunal: My Petition Not Dead On Arrival – Onjeh

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    Lawyers to the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 20 rerun election for Benue south senatorial district, Daniel Onjeh, said yesterday that his petition filed at the tribunal challenging the emergence of former Senate president, David Mark (PDP), was very competent. Onjeh’s counsel, Mr. Adetunji Oso, stated yesterday that the…

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