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As victims of flood in Benue State continue to count their losses, more than 90,000 farmers across the 21 affected Local Government Areas of the state were said to have lost over N4 billion to the ravaging flood.
Executive Secretary of Benue State Emergency Management Board (SEMA), Boniface Ortese, has disclosed that relief materials being donated to the state would be shared among all the 21 local government areas that were affected by the recent flood.
Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has expressed satisfaction on the the health condition of flood victims taking refuge at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Makurdi.
Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Boniface Ortese, has denied allegations that relief materials for victims of the recent flood in the state had been diverted.
A Benue radio station, Wurukum Market, and seven communities have been submerged following Saturday night heavy downpour in Makurdi.
A few days ago, in reply to a tweet by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), a Nigerian named Abubakar, wrote, “Working together is a sign of good leadership. The country needs both of you for the next six years and may the Almighty God grant him (President Buhari) good health.”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday described the rhetoric between leaders of the United States and North Korea as a “kindergarden fight between children” and urged calm.
A Rivers State High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, has found a five-man patrol team of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) guilty of extra-judicially killing of two friends, Michael Akor and Michael Igwe, in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the State.
The Federal Government has installed a laboratory to track oil theft in the country, saying that crude oil theft would soon be a thing of the past.
The management of University of Benin, UNIBEN, said the 2017 Post-UTME admission screening earlier scheduled for Sept ember14 to 25 will now hold from September 28 to October 10.
The ongoing indefinite strike by workers in Kogi has stopped all activities at government secretariat in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Police in Enugu State said they had nabbed nine suspected rapists, specialised in raping female members of a church at the outskirts of Enugu.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it will continue its agitation in spite of the alleged declaration by the Nigerian Army that it is a terrorist group.
The United Labour Congress of Nigeria has begun a nationwide strike.
Rio Ferdinand is launching a new career as a professional boxer, two years after he retired from football.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the ministry is working with the Nigeria Security and Defense Corps (NSCDC) to ensure that quality seeds are supply to farmers by authorised seed dealers.