Thursday, 21 May 2020

Benue Lift COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions


The Benue State Executive Council met with the State Action Committee on COVID-19 today, 21st May, 2020 at Benue Peoples House, Makurdi and made the following resolutions as presented to the media by Governor Samuel Ortom:

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

We didn’t distribute spoilt beans to Benue IDPs and Refugees – SEMA


The Executive Secretary of Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Dr. Emmanuel Shior has debunked news report that the agency received and distributed 250 bags of spoilt beans from National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, NCFRMI to IDPs in the state.

Thursday, 19 March 2020

COVID-19 : Benue Closes Schools Indefinitely


The Benue State Government on Thursday directed that all schools in the state be closed indefinitely from March 27.

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Strange Disease In Benue Not Coronavirus - NCDC


Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed fears that a disease outbreak in Benue State that recently took the lives of some persons could be linked to Coronavirus.

Thursday, 2 January 2020

Payment Of Workers Salaries My Priority – Gov. Ortom


Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has assured Benue workers that payment of their wages will continue to be a priority of his administration as it sources funds to clear outstanding salaries.

Monday, 16 December 2019

UN To Establish African University for Peace In Benue


United Nations (UN) University For Global Peace has selected Benue State for the establishment of the first African University for Peace to further boost peace initiative of Governor Samuel Ortom.

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Army Launches Operation “Cat Race ll” In Benue


The Nigerian Army on Friday launched Exercise Cat Race ll (EX Ayem Akpatuma ll) in Benue State to stem criminality in the state.

Saturday, 12 October 2019

ECOWAS Court Orders Prosecution of 2018 Benue Mass Killing


The Community Court of Justice ECOWAS on Friday ordered the Federal Government to investigate and prosecute perpetrators of the January 2018 mass killings and destruction in some communities in Benue State.

Thursday, 19 September 2019

Benue’ll Conduct LG Poll In November


The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, said  the next  local government election in the state  would   hold   on November 30.

Monday, 2 September 2019

Over 6,000 Cameroonian Refugees Taking Refuge In Benue – SEMA


Benue state government has stated that over 6,000 Cameroonian refugees are currently being sheltered at Ikyogen Cattle Ranch in Kwande Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.