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Federal Government, yesterday, announced the establishment of Federal University of Health Sciences (FUHS) Otukpo.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to support the state in the areas of health, water supply, flood control and the resettlement of those displaced from their ancestral homes by armed herdsmen.
Mr Emmanuel Jime the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the 2019 election in Benue, has said that he will appeal the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal judgment which upheld Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State government has assured the Igbo community and other Nigerians living and doing business in the state that the current massive onslaught against criminals was yielding results and cases of kidnapping in the state would soon become history.
Ortom, while addressing PDP stakeholders’ on Friday in Makurdi, assured them that he would allow the party to field the most acceptable candidate for the governorship election in 2023.
Following killing of persons in Agila, Benue State and Ugbo in Ebonyi State, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met with Benue governor, Samuel Ortom and deputy governor of Ebonyi, Eric Kelechi Igwe, to put an end to the decades-long crisis between their border communities.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Ortom said “We came at the instance of the vice president to discuss the lingering problem between Benue and Ebonyi states in particular between Agila in Benue and Ngbo in Ebonyi.
The United Kingdom has opened an investigation into the killing of farmers by suspected herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of the country, including two catholic priests and 17 worshippers.
The opposition All Progressives Congress in Benue State on Wednesday called on the Debt Management Office and other relevant agencies to henceforth check loans being obtained by the State Governor, Samuel Ortom.
Some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday waded into the crisis rocking their party arising from the face-off between the River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and some power blocs over the minority leadership in the House of Representatives.g
According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara).
The Senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial District, Orker Jev, on Monday said he would not fight Governor Samuel Ortom over the senatorial seat in 2023.
The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) on Sunday expressed satisfaction on President Muhammadu Buhari’s timely intervention to provide a lasting solution to the age-long communal violent clashes between the Jukun and Tiv people of Taraba.
Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, on Saturday, called on women to pray fervently for the girl-child against societal ills.
Governor Samuel Ortom has disclosed that over 60 security personnel lost their lives in Benue state while trying to quell the bloody herdsmen crisis and ensure the return of peace in the state.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.
John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi, son of the former Nigerian Head of State, Aguiyi Ironsi, has died.
Bayern Munich centre-back Lucas Hernandez has admitted that he was once subject to interest from Real Madrid, but he has said that he could not have signed for the Bernabeu club.
Prof. Peter Emeka Katchy, chairman of Nigeria Red Cross, Anambra State chapter, has advocated for introduction of a special programme to take care of children, especially the venerable by the Federal Government and all the state governments in the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria amid a Turkish onslaught is being watched closely in South Korea, where Trump has long hinted at a major military realignment.
The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria says rice dealers were taking undue advantage of the closure of Nigerian borders by exploiting ordinary citizens.
The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday released the statement below lamenting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was failing in playing its role as a viable opposition in the country.
A 28-year-old human resources personnel, Nelly Kalu, who allegedly defrauded five job seekers of N1.32 million on the pretext of securing jobs for them, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.
An Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a trader, Idris Adamu, to five years in prison for cheating his colleague of N250,000.
Phil Foden is a “magician” and the natural heir to David Silva at Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola, with any suitors warned that €500 million (£450m/$550m) would not be enough to land the teenage midfielder.