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Federal government approves N185 billion for rehabilitation, reconstruction of 14 roads

The federal executive council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country.

Nigeria moves to recover another $500 million Abacha loot

In addition to the $322 million recovered from Switzerland, Nigeria will soon repatriate another $500 million which late Sani Abacha looted and locked up in other countries.

Democracy Day: Governor Ortom builds 40 healthcare centres in three years

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Tuesday that his administration had built no fewer than 40 healthcare centres in the state in the last three years.

NUC releases names of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.

Benue killings: I’m prepared to step down – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said he was prepared to step down from his position at anytime since he did not solicit to become Vice President, noting the position meant nothing to him.

Christians protest, urge sack of service chiefs over killings

Christians across the country yesterday protested against the killings of their fellow believers and other innocent citizens in Benue State.

The Nigeria of our daydream

“Oga, this title is too long for me o,” he said and laughed again. On other occasions, he would joke that when he was born, there were no more names to give to children so they decided to be repeating names, hence “Imam Imam”.

Benue killings: Tiv community urges President Buhari to declare killer herdsmen terrorists

The Tiv Area Traditional Council, on Friday, called on President Buhari to declare suspected killer herdsmen as terrorists and treat them accordingly.

145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

Federal govt urges Nigerians to value, use made in Nigeria products

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja urged Nigerians to value and patronise Nigeria products and services.

JAMB assures candidates of hitch-free UMTE in Benue

Mr Oise Ofala, the Benue Coordinator of Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB), has assured candidates writing the Unified Tertiary Examinations (UMTE) in the state of hitch-free examination.

Dangote gives scholarship to 115 students

In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc, Ibese Plant, has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session.

Tor Tiv reconciles Governor Ortom, Gabriel Suswam

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his predecessor, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, have finally reconciled and agreed to work together for the good of the state.

Benue State University shut down

The management of Benue State University, Makurdi, on Friday shut down the institution following student unrest over tuition fees.

Archbishop Kaigama tasks Benue on unity as church holds mass for attack victims

The Chairman of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, on Monday urged the people of Benue to unite in the face of the security challenges in the state.

Benue killings: IGP Ibrahim Idris flouting federal govt’s directive – Group

A civil society group, the Sanctity Transparency Peace Initiative, has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has been flouting a directive of President Muhammadu Buhari asking the police chief to relocate to Benue to stem the tide of killings in the state.

Nigeria grapples with mob justice in farmer-herder clashes

In the heart of Gboko's main market, in Benue state, central Nigeria, stains still darken the dusty corners of the car park, where seven men were burned alive in broad daylight.

IGP Ibrahim Idris denies collecting N10m from Benue tax board

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has denied sending his Assistant Commissioner of Police, ASP, and Commander of the Police X-Squad in Benue, Olukayode Ayilara, to collect N10 million from the Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service, BIRS.

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