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Governor Samuel Ortom has denied reports that he requested a return of confiscated weapons.

Governor Ortom: River Benue the biggest cause of flooding in our state

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said the major cause of flooding in the state is River Benue, which he noted is overdue for dredging.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor fixes date for deceased aide’s burial

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has announced that his deceased Special Adviser on Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Elder Jerome Torshimbe, is to be buried Friday, September, 25.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue governor mourns deceased aides

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

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.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

Germany donates physical rehabilitation centre to Nigerian Army hospital

The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
Governor Samuel Ortom has denied reports that he requested a return of confiscated weapons.

Benue governor denies asking for return of confiscated weapons

Akase said, “We read a news item published on Opera News site in which the faceless writer attempted to twist the recent call Benue State (Expanded) Security Council made on Nigerian military to release all repentant youths who were arrested on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by men of Operation Ayem A Kpatuma on their way to be granted amnesty by the State Government.
Abdu Maikaba

Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Former MFM FC winger Alayande Abiola has joined Kwara United ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league campaign.

Former MFM winger Alayande Abiola joins Kwara United

Former MFM FC winger Alayande Abiola has joined Kwara United ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league campaign.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Man rapes 14 year-old girl in Benue

A 46-year-old man, Sunday Alexander, of Lokoja Street, Otukpo, Benue State, has been arrested by the police for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old maid.

ASUU: Reopening of universities a pandora box to another wave of virus

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU), Nsukka Zone on Friday warned that plans to reopen universities now are a Pandora box to the second wave of COVID-19.
Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.

Enugu Airport: New Airline debuts with Enugu-Port Harcourt route

Following the resumption of flight operations at the Akanu Ibiam International airport Enugu, a new airline, United Nigeria Airlines has commenced a novel flight route from Enugu to Port Harcourt and vis versa.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Gbenga Ogunbote: I have no agreements with Sunshine Stars yet

Lobi Stars coach Gbenga Ogunbote has stated that he is in discussions about a possible return to Sunshine Stars but insists no agreements have been met yet despite media reports to the contrary.

Man docked for alleged theft of church property

The prosecutor, Sgt. Regina Ishaya, told the court that the case was reported at the ‘D’ Division Police Station Makurdi, by one Mrs Myina Ifeyinwa of No. 7 Behind Alhaji Dash House, Makurdi on Aug. 20.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.

NAF to deploy special mission aircraft to Benin for maritime security

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, says plans have been concluded for the deployment of a special mission aircraft to Benin to secure the maritime environment.

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it is working on ways to monitor the quality of service of power supplied to customers.
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Borno governor mourns colonel killed by Boko Haram

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has condoled with the Nigerian Army over the demise of Colonel Dahiru Bako, killed in an ambush by Boko Haram insurgents.
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Woman arrested in place of boyfriend dies in police custody

The Commissioner, Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Bala Ciroma, has ordered that a post-mortem be conducted on a young woman, Ifeoma Abugu, who was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in place of her fiancé, Adam Ugwunwa.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

PTF urges religious leaders to ask congregation to wear facemask

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has advised religious leaders to without fear or favour continue to prevail on their congregations to wear facemask.