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The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Benue Reps member calls for price control of goods, services

The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Benue governor orders deputy to undergo virus test as state records first case

Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this while briefing journalists in Makurdi, the state capital, shortly after the announcement by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control.
The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Sunday Ongbabo, who gave an update on the activities of the state government to prevent the spread of the disease into the state said that as at the moment, the state was yet to have a record of the coronavirus.

Benue moves to limit influx of people to IDPs camps

Benue State government said it is devising means to ensure that the dreaded coronavirus does not spread to the state through the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps located across the state.

Benue governor, Nigerian Army disagree over herdsmen attacks

Force Commander of the Military spike Operation codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, on Tuesday, said that his troops are neither overwhelmed nor overstretched by the security challenges in the three states of their operation.

We’re not overwhelmed – OPWS chief

The Force Commander of the military spike operation codenamed Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj-Gen Adeyemi Yekini, has said that his troops are neither overwhelmed nor overstretched by the security challenges in the three states of their operation.

Coronavirus: Benue approves N10 million for protective gadgets

The Benue State Government on Monday approved the sum of N10 million for the purchase of protective gadgets following the confirmed case of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Coronavirus: Benue sets up emergency response committee

Other members of the Committee are Mr. Apir Ityu, Dr. Terna Kur, Mr. Agwaza Iorkpiligh, Mr. Matthew Uyina, Mr. Moses Leva, Dr. Edward Amali, Mr. Claude Bitaronga, Dr. Peteru Inunduh, Professor Terrumun Swende, Dr. Alli Cornelius, Dr. Patrick Echekwube and Mr. Michael Adejo.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

No new case of strange illness in Benue – commissioner

Benue State Government on Friday said that no new case of strange illness in Oye Obi in Obi Local Government Area of the state.

Benue: We’re yet to conclude negotiations on new minimum wage

The Benue State Government on Friday said negotiations on the N30,000 new minimum wage for workers in the state had not been concluded.

Benue government approves payment if N30,000 minimum wage

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Labour and Employment, Chief Ode Enyi, who announced this at a press conference in Makurdi, the state capital explained that Governor Samuel Ortom had earlier setup a negotiation committee to look into the matter.

Governor Ortom: No open grazing in Benue

Following the enactment of anti-open grazing law in Benue state, the state government has said that the law has phased out grazing of livestock across the state.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Benue, Nasarawa governors beg federal government to sustain ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, have appealed to the Federal Government to the sustain the military operation code named: ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ to guarantee full restoration of peace in the region.

Benue: Ranching law not to witch-hunt anyone

Benue State government has again stated that the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law is not targeted at witch-hunting or undermining any people or race but for the peaceful co-existence of everyone living in the state.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police: Robbers kill one in Makurdi

The Benue Police Command on Thursday said suspected armed robbers killed one Mr Joseph Iorguma, in North Bank, Makurdi.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns former vice chancellor over N70 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Makurdi zonal office, on Tuesday, arraigned a former Vice Chancellor of University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Emmanuel Kucha, over alleged N70 million fraud.

Man, wife, son found dead in Makurdi

Tragedy struck again in Makurdi, the Benue State capital when the dead bodies of a man identified as Greg Indyor, his wife, Linda and their son, of about six years, Terkumawuese were on Friday discovered in their room.
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Allen Onyema: Air Peace to begin flight operations to Makurdi in November

The Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, on Thursday said the airline would begin flight operations to Makurdi, Benue capital before the end of November.

Miyetti Allah apologises to Benue governor over killings

Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, on Saturday apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, over the attacks and killings of people of the state by herdsmen.

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Nigeria records 23 new cases of coronavirus

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Warri residents comply with coronavirus lockdown

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

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