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CMD: We charge N60,000 for hip replacement surgery

The Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, charges just N60,00 for hip replacement surgeries as part of its social service to the people, Prof. Terrumun Swende, its Chief Medical Director, has revealed.

Gunmen shoots ex-NHRC boss in Benue

A former Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Bem Anweh, was on Saturday, shot in the leg by unknown gunmen in Gboko metropolis of Gboko Local Government Area in Benue State.
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Benue APC suspends campaign over hoodlum attack

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday in Makurdi, alleged that hoodlums attacked and disrupted its campaign rally in Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area, which is also Governor Samuel Ortom’s home base.
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Terlumun Swende: Search for greener pastures reason for brain drain in BSUTH

Chief Medical Director (CMD) Benue State University Teaching Hospital, (BSUTH), Professor Terlumun Swende has denied responsibility for the brain drain affecting the institution.

20 doctors, nurses complete trauma care training in Benue

In a bid to contribute their quotas toward saving lives in the wake of communal violence affecting Nigeria’s north-central states, about 20 doctors and nurses, on Thursday, completed a three-day training in trauma care at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Governor Ortom threatens to sack appointees seeking elective positions

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has threatened to sack any of his appointees seeking elective position in 2019 who failed to heed his directive to resign on or before May 29.

Tanker explosion claims four lives in Benue, 40 persons severely burnt

Death toll on the petrol tanker that exploded at Gbatse, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State, on Saturday is now about four, while 40 sustained injury.

Benue NMA distances self from JOHESU strike

The Benue State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) on Saturday distanced itself from the ongoing Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) strike in the country.

Benue shot livestock guard laments disappearance of 4 wives, 18 children

Mr Akpenheen Amile, a Livestock Guard, who is being treated of gunshots sustained in the Jan. 2 attack on villages in Guma, Benue State, says he is yet to establish contact with his four wives and 18 children.

Herdsmen kill two policemen in Benue

Two mobile policemen, who were drafted to maintain security were killed, on Monday,and another one severely injured after their camp was attacked by herdsmen at Awashuwa village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Benue govt moves suspected monkeypox victim to BSUTH

The Benue State Government says it has moved the suspected victim of monkey pox in the state to the Benue State Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) and deployed medical personnel to carry out necessary investigation on her.

Benue doctors begin indefinite strike

Doctors in Benue State, on Thursday, embarked on an indefinite strike over what they described as inability of the state government and the management of the Federal Medical Center (FMC) Makurdi, to meet their demands.

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