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Lassa fever kills two pregnant women in Benue

The Benue State Government, Thursday, confirmed that two pregnant women and one other person have died in Makurdi as a result of outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.

Benue’ll not succumb to any move to repeal anti-open grazing law – Governor Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says his government would not succumb to any intimidation or move to repeal the open grazing, prohibition and ranches establishment law.

Benue govt shuts 40 illegal Schools of Health Technology

The State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Cecilia Ojabo who disclosed this to our correspondent on Monday said the closure was to rid off the state of quackery.

Benue’ll be AIDS-free by 2030 – AHF

Having worked assiduously in Benue in the last six years, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has promised that it would do more to make Benue State an Aids free society by the year 2030.

NYSC member quarantined in Benue over monkey pox

A 20-year-old National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member serving in Benue State, has been reportedly quarantined for allegedly manifesting symptoms of Monkey Pox.

Gas explosion victim dies after three months battle

A student, Miss Stella Merkyaa, who suffered multiple injuries from a gas explosion on July 18, died Tuesday morning, Benue health commissioner Cecilia Ojabo, has confirmed.

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.

Doctors withdraw services from Benue hospitals

Activities at Federal Medical Centre Makurdi has been grounded as medical workers comply with the complete withdrawal of services to protest alleged under-staffing, deductions, and arrears of skipping allowances.

NEMA to dispatch 8 trucks of relief materials to Benue flood victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), is expected to release eight trucks of relief materials to the over 1,000 flood victims in Benue State.

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