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Makurdi relief materials that sparked IDPs protests not diverted – Joseph Utsev

The Benue Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment, Joseph Utsev, has said that relief materials loaded in vehicles, which sparked protests in a Makurdi IDPs camp, were not diverted.

Governor Samuel Ortom sacks Benue SEMA boss Boniface Ortese

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has sacked the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Boniface Ortese.

Arrested NAN reporter Antswen regains freedom

The Benue Police Command has released a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Emmanuel Antswen, who was picked up on Friday over a story on the protest at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at the International Market, Makurdi.

Police arrest NAN reporter over story on protest at Benue IDPs camps

The Benue State Police Command has arrested Emmanuel Atswen, a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria, over a report on the protest by IDPs at the International Market camp in Makurdi.

Benue begins closure of camp

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency, Mr Boniface Ortese, has said that it has begun gradual decamping of flood victims.

Benue flood: 90,000 farmers lost 300,000 hectares of farmland worth over N4bn – AFAN

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.

Flood: Benue SEMA boss assures of equitable distribution of relief materials

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 expresses satisfaction on conditions of Benue flood victims

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.

Flood: Benue SEMA boss denies diversion of relief materials

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.

Flood submerges Benue Radio, market, seven communities – official

A Benue radio station, Wurukum Market, and seven communities have been submerged following Saturday night heavy downpour in Makurdi.

Buhari, Osinbajo: The winning team

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.”


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