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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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The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Politicians recruiting Boko Haram elements to destabilise Zamfara – governor

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that politicians are allegedly recruiting Boko Haram elements in order to cause havoc in the state.
Residents of Nairobi’s Dagoretti constituency hold up a tattered chalkboard recovered from the debris of a collapsed classroom block on September 23, 2019 at Precious Talents primary school. Seven children died and scores injured early on September 23, 2019 when a school building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi in an accident blamed on shoddy construction.TONY KARUMBA / AFP

Seven children killed, scores hurt in Kenya school collapse

Seven children died and scores were injured early Monday when a school building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, in an accident blamed on shoddy construction.
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Real Madrid weighing up summer move for Raheem Sterling

Real Madrid are reportedly weighing up a summer bid for Raheem Sterling after meeting with his representatives earlier this year.

Justice Ngwuta participates in Supreme Court’s legal year ceremony

In what seems a precursor to his eventual resumption of judicial functions, suspended Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court, is currently participating in activities marking the commencement of the court’s new legal year.
The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, Mr Adeyemo Ajani, on Saturday said the second Niger Bridge may be redesigned to prevent suicide attempts.

Second Niger Bridge workers, host communities protest against contractor

The workers and host communities of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge project in Anambra and Delta states have shut down the Julius Berger yard office at bridgehead, Onitsha, the Anambra state capital.