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The senator representing Benue North West, George Akume, has attacked the Inspector General of Police over his comments on the killings in his state.
The Benue Police Command says it is investigating an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Olu Ayilara, who allegedly assaulted the Executive Chairman of the Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mimi Orubibi, and demanded N10 million bribe.
The military, yesterday, gave an insight into why it has been difficult for it to completely fight the dreaded Boko Haram as well as nip in the bud the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has alerted the nation to fresh threats from cattle herders despite condemnations over their previous action.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appealed to the government and people of Benue State to “in the name of God” accommodate their countrymen.
Prominent leaders from Benue State have told President Muhammadu Buhari that there is no land to allow for the establishment of cattle colonies as being proposed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday led some leaders from his state to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari as part of efforts to restore normalcy to the state that witnessed killings recently.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said there is no rift between him and the Catholic Church, insisting that the decision of the Church to disallow politicians from speaking during masses should be respected by the political class.
The Benue State Government has debunked claims of rifts between Governor Samuel Ortom and the Gboko Catholic Diocese, stressing that the governor is God-fearing and would not indulge in rancour with the Church.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed to prosecute the cabal behind over bloated wage bill in the state which he said had made it difficult to pay workers salary as at when due.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he would never allow political enemies drive a wedge between him and Sen. George Akume in the state.
SERAP has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”
The Senate Committee on Works has asked the Federal Government to revoke the N3.2 billion contract for the reconstruction of Wannue-Yadev road in Benue, citing alleged incompetence by the handler.
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The Anambra State Government says the National Board of Technical Education has accredited 18 additional courses for 11 technical colleges in the state.
Dr Chris Agboghoroma, Chief Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, National Hospital, Abuja, has attributed maternal mortality rate in the country to dearth of human resources for healthcare and delivery at home.
Kenya has warned its citizens living or working in South Sudan not to visit certain areas as their security is not guaranteed.
Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange ended on a cautious note on Wednesday with the All-Share Index increasing marginally by 0.02 per cent.
Arsenal midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will miss the 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League last 32 clash against Swedish clubside Ostersunds on Thursday.
Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar today paid a visit to the 2 surviving victims of the tragic accident that caused the death of about 21 students and two teachers of Government Day Secondary School, Misau.
Residents of some communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Wednesday protested lack of access to the only source of water to the areas.
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, has dismissed as mischief purported plans by him to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) for another political party.
Lack of control in the issuance of driver’s licences by different agencies in the country has been identified as one of the factors causing problems in vehicles inspection services in the country, Alhaji Garba Abdu Gaya, Director, Vehicle Inspection Unit, Kano State, has said.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has brushed off comparisons with Lionel Messi ahead of the Champions League clash against Barcelona.