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NNPC begins crude oil exploration to Benue

After it commenced the search for crude oil at the Nasarawa State end of the Benue Trough last week, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced that it had started mobilising for oil exploration in the Benue State area of the trough.

NNPC commences oil exploration in Benue – Maikanti Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has officially commenced oil exploration in the Benue State with the mobilization of its data services department to acquire seismic data.

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.

No more grazing in Benue as from Wednesday – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has declared that open grazing is now forbidden in the state following the passage of the law in May 2017.

No going back on Benue anti-open grazing law – Speaker Terkimbi Ikyange

The Speaker, Benue Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, says the Anti-Open Grazing Law, which comes into effect in the state on Nov. 1, will be fully implemented and enforced.

Governor Ortom declares prohibition of open grazing in Benue

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has announced prohibition of open grazing in the state.

PDP chairmanship: Ex-Governor Gbenga Daniel commences nationwide tour

An aspirant for the National Chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party and a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, will commence a nationwide campaign for the position on November 2, 2017.

Police will enforce Benue anti-open grazing law – CP

The police in Benue say they will strictly enforce the provisions of the anti-open grazing law, which comes into effect on Wednesday, Nov. 1, and curb any infringements.

Police arrest burglar of Senator Nwaoboshi’s residence in Asaba

The Police in Delta said they had arrested one Emeka Ezeonyi who allegedly broke into the residence of Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi in Asaba and carted away cash and other valuables.

Benue anti-grazing law a must – Church

Barely 48 hours to the commencement of the implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing law in Benue State, a religious group, the Nongo U Kristu U I Ser U Sha Tar (NKST) also known as the Reformed Christian Church, has insisted that the law must take effect from November 1.

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Herders appeal for fed govt intervention in Benue

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to prevail on the Benue government to extend the implementation of its Anti-Open Grazing law scheduled to take effect from Nov.1.

Police arrest suspected kidnap kingpin in Benue

Benue State Police Command has arrested a suspected kidnap and robbery kingpin on wanted list, Monday Iorgougo, alias Yahooze, alleged to have masterminded several kidnap and robbery cases in the state, including the abduction of a female journalist.

Nigerian Army trains 25 women on fish farming

The Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering (NASME), says it has trained 25 women on a three-month intensive course on modern fish farming in Makurdi, Benue.

NNPC commences crude oil exploration in Nasarawa

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced exploration activities in the Benue Trough.

FMC Makurdi engages NMA over strike

The Management of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, has commenced discussion with striking members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the state.

Frustrated herdsmen state readiness to vacate Benue valley

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Benue chapter, says its members are ready to leave the Benue valley as the November 1 deadline for the implementation of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law draws nearer.

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.

Partly cloudy, sunny weather to prevail on Tuesday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Tuesday morning.

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