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Benue schools to resume September 21 – official

The Commissioner for Education, Dennis Ityavyar, a professor, told journalists on Wednesday in Makurdi that both public and private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions would resume on that day.

Dead people among 433 ghost teachers in Benue – official

The Executive Secretary of Teaching Service Board, Dr. Frank Kyungun, on Wednesday, said 433 ghost workers have been discovered to be on the payroll of Secondary School Teachers in Benue State.

Benue governor undergoes coronavirus test

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Thursday morning, finally took the coronavirus (COVID-19) test in order to ascertain his status.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.
The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Fire razes Benue school hostel

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Tension as suspected militia group kills two Tiv students, one other in Taraba

The crisis between Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups in Wukari local government area of Taraba State has taken a different dimension.

Tiv-Jukun crisis: Benue government evacuates 812 students from Federal University, Wukari

Eight hundred and twelve Benue indigent students studying in the Federal University, Wukari (FUW), Taraba State were on Wednesday evacuated by the Benue State Government following uprising in the institution in which two Tiv students and a Tiv non-academic staff were allegedly killed by Jukun militia who stormed the school.

Benue evacuates students from Taraba varsity after killing

The Benue State Government announced on Wednesday that it had commenced the evacuation of Benue State students at the Federal University, Wukari in Taraba.

Governor Ortom presents 15 commissioner nominees to Benue Assembly

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has submitted names of 15 commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation.

Benue spends N16 billion to renovate, upgrade schools

The Benue State Government spent N16 billion to renovate and upgrade its primary and secondary schools in the last four years, according to Prof Dennis Ityavyar, former education commissioner. =

Benue government partners Afrigate to create jobs

In a bid to create more job opportunities for its teeming youths, the Benue State Government is partnering with Afrigate Network Limited to revamp the moribund Taraku Oil Mills.

Samuel Ortom preaches forgiveness at thanksgiving

Mr. Samuel Ortom, Benue State Governor, was at a thanksgiving service on Sunday at St. Mary’s Catholic Parish, North Bank, Makurdi, where he pronounced his forgiveness for his political adversaries.

Samuel Ortom: I have forgiven those who wanted to impeach me

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says he has forgiven those who plotted to illegally impeach him as governor.

Benue government to close more schools over poor quality

The Benue state government says it will soon close more private schools as part of measures to ensure that only quality institutions were allowed to operate.

Governor Ortom seeks ANA’s advocacy on establishment of ranches

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), to join the campaign for establishment of ranches in the country.

Benue govt shuts 2,424 schools

Benue State government on Tuesday announced the closure of 2,424 schools in the state.

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.

Lagos curfew: #EndSARS protesters agree to stop road blockage

The leaders of the #EndSARS protesters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have said they will lift the blockage along the expressway for vehicles to be able to move into Lagos by 2pm (today).
Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.

Former France goalie Bruno Martini passes on

Former France goalkeeper and deputy director of Montpellier’s training centre, Bruno Martini, has died at 58.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Three killed in Ibadan

At least three people have been shot dead during a clash between thugs and police in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Tuesday, witnesses say.
Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are always the favourites for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.

Thibaut Courtois: Real Madrid are always favourites for the Champions League

Thibaut Courtois has insisted Real Madrid are "always the favourites" for the Champions League while expressing his confidence that the Blancos can conquer Europe again in 2020-21.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) says it has expelled about 80 students for various forms of examination malpractices during the 2018-2019 academic session.

Kaduna university introduces essay competition to promote literary education

The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.