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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.

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.

Less than 10% young people know their HIV status in Kaduna – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that less than 10 per cent of young people in Kaduna State knew their HIV status.

Governor El-Rufai adopts three children of late Andrew Nok

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, has resolved to adopt the three children, of the late Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Jonathan Andrew Nok.

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 records two suspected cases of monkey pox

The Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Mrs. Cecilia Ojabo Gboko, said on Tuesday that the state had recorded two suspected cases of monkey pox.

No case of monkeypox in Benue – Commissioner

The Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. (Mrs.) Cecilia Ojobo, has said Benue State has not recorded any case of Monkeypox.

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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