Tag: benue state

YNaijaSeptember 1, 2023

Wike Must Also Demolish Aso Villa, Military Barracks –  Bwala; PDP Hails Its 16 Years in Power as Nigeria’s ‘Golden Era’ of Democracy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss Wike ...

YNaijaAugust 11, 2023

‘I’m Not Home’ – Davido Responds to Fan Who Biked for 8 Days From Benue Just to Meet Him

Imagine biking for eight days straight, covering over 400 kilometers, just to meet your favorite music idol. That’s exactly what ...

YNaijaApril 7, 2023

Ortom calls Fr. Alia’s comment on salaries and pensions in Benue ‘unfortunate’

In a recent interview on Arise TV, Governor Samuel Ortom expressed disappointment over comments made by Benue State governor-elect, Rev. ...

YNaijaApril 5, 2023

Benue state Governor-Elect Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia outlines plans to tackle state issues

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, the governor-elect of Benue State, has expressed concern about the state of affairs in Benue, stating ...

YNaijaApril 5, 2023

NCC disavows leaked phone call between Obi and Oyedepo; Sanusi possible candidate for CBN governor under Tinubu presidency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: NCC disavows leaked ...

YNaijaMarch 28, 2023

Tinubu to hold prayers for Nigeria instead of 71st birthday colloquium; Super Eagles retaliate with a victory over Guinea-Bissau | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss: Tinubu to hold ...

YNaijaFebruary 27, 2023

Tinubu defeats Obi by a margin of 2k votes in Benue

Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the presidential election in Benue state. The Independent National Electoral ...

YNaijaFebruary 21, 2023

I’m ready to sacrifice my senatorial bid for Obi’s victory – Ortom

The governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom, has stated that he is willing to give up his senatorial candidacy for Peter ...

YNaijaJanuary 25, 2023

I have not seen any of the new naira notes – Ortom

In spite of his position, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has admitted that he has not yet seen the new ...

YNaijaNovember 7, 2022

Why we were not at Arise TV town hall meeting – Tinubu, Shettima; Tinubu more physically alert than other candidates – Fani-Kayode | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Why we were not at Arise TV town hall meeting – Tinubu, Shettima Attendees reject Okowa’s participation at the presidential ...

Joshua OnonoseAugust 23, 2022

Atiku, Peter Obi present; Tinubu absent at NBA conference; Reps panel summons TCN boss over controversial $33 million Azura power deal | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Atiku, Peter Obi present; Tinubu absent at NBA conference Reps panel summons TCN boss over controversial $33 million Azura power ...

EditorJune 1, 2021

Popular markets to visit in Benue

The economic importance of markets cannot be overstated. In fact, markets are valuable institutions that facilitate trade. More trade means ...

EditorApril 24, 2020

Governor Ortom, fasting & prayer is no substitute for good governance

We must have done something terrible as Nigerians to deserve the kind of leadership we have been subjected to over ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 22, 2018

The Late 5: ‘Dapchi schoolgirls refuse to resume due to security fears’; Donald Trump says summit with Kim Jong-un may be postponed and other stories

The Cardinal of the Abuja Catholic Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan has called on Nigerians to rise above religious, political and ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Late 5: Former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh collapses in Court, Offa banks robbery suspects arrested and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said two principal suspects out of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2018

The Big 5: Reps increase 2018 budget to N9trn, FG releases N10bn to rebuild properties destroyed by crisis and other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The 2018 budget has been increased to N9.1 trillion by the ...

EditorMarch 21, 2018

2019 Presidential aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu pays condolence visit to Benue

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and an aspirant in the 2019 Presidential race ...

Alexander OnukwueFebruary 13, 2018

JAMB Question: Who is the human being that stole the N36 million?

We have laughed much and made the compulsory number of memes, widely broadcast on Whatsapp. There is now a Twitter ...

Fisayo SoyomboJanuary 8, 2018

Is God venting his anger on Buhari through Tunde Bakare?

Sooner or later, Tunde Bakare, fiery preacher and founder of The Latter Rain Assembly, will be running for president. This ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Dangote-led national relief committee donates N250m to victims of Benue flood

The Chairman, National Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation, Aliko Dangote says it has provided N250 million as relief assistance to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

FG promises to dredge River Benue, construct drainages in Makurdi

The Federal Government has promised to dredge river Benue and construct additional drainage systems to put a lasting end to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

Social media offensive causes underdevelopment in Benue – Commissioner

The Benue government Saturday, said incessant attacks on the state through the social media were painting the state in bad ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

“God showed me a vision in 1992 and I became governor” – Ortom

Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that he would not seek for a re-election in 2019, until he sees ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 21, 2017

Suswam’s arraignment stalled due to absence of witness

The trial of former governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 19, 2017

Former governor, Suswam, arraigned on fresh charges

The Federal Government at a Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, arraigned former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 4, 2017

APC reportedly declared winner of Benue council poll without result

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) has declared APC as the winner of the 23 local government chairmanship seats ...

Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

Opinion: All the unforgivable ways Governor Ortom has failed Benue state

by Ariyo-Dare Atoye There is a distinct lack of leadership right across all levels of the Nigerian society. There is ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Suswam only passed on witches, orgies, idols to me – Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that the Benue State government House was filled with witchcraft, idol worshipers before ...

Op-ed EditorMay 21, 2017

Opinion: 4 ways Samuel Ortom can save his disastrous governorship of Benue state

by Chris Tion   Image Blues The past couple of weeks hasn’t been the best for the image of my ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Suswam withdraws N10bn suit against DSS

by Omoleye Omoruyi A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ruled out a N10bn fundamental human rights enforcement suit ...

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