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Development, Stories 9/09/2017 by James Swandecoal Ager

Dredging River Benue

About yesterdays visit of the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo I want to take out time and thank him on this visit for being responsive enough to visit my dear state in a time so many of my friends, family members and relatives have been displaced by the recent flood. I heard people shouting and writing on this platform that […]

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Development, Stories 28/08/2017 by Terver Akase

Governor Ortom Visits Flood-Hit Areas in Makurdi

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, earlier today visited areas affected by flood in Makurdi where many people have been rendered homeless. Below are highlights of the Governor’s tour of the flood-hit parts of the state capital: 1. Governor Ortom sympathized with those affected by the flood 2. He described the situation as sad and unfortunate 3. The Governor called on […]

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Development, Stories 27/08/2017 by Akaafele

Makurdi Flood: Mission To Makurdi By Adopt-A-Camp

The downpour of August 27, 2017 flooded 24 communities in the Makurdi metropolis of Benue State, affecting 81,921 persons from 2,769 households, while submerging and/or impacting 1,574 houses. Although the water level in most areas receded within days, our baseline assessment revealed the need to support the victims through the unpalatable phase of displacement, and the sad experience of losing […]

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Development, Stories 28/07/2017 by Ukan Kurugh

Humanitarian Visits To Wuese, Konshisha And Ugbema, Buruku Local Government Areas Of Benue State. Impacting Lives

AIM (Advocate for the Interest of the Masses) We missed church on this day; a Sunday, but our convictions remain that, doing the humanitarian works of love, there shouldn’t be regrets and we gladly left the shores of Makurdi by 7am, traveling, first to Anyiorikyo-Wuese, deep into the hinterlands of Konshisha Local Government Area. We plied a not so good […]

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Development, Stories 14/05/2017 by Ahokegh T Collins

Danger Looms In Makurdi As The Rains Set In

Makurdi Local Government: Today’s farmers day was not a waste even as I could not attend to my farm due to lack of funds occasioned by non payment of salaries especially to those about 1000 staff who last received their salaries in May last year. I have never disobeyed government directives and would not have done so on a policy […]

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Development, Stories 13/05/2017 by Comrade Atume Godwin Terungwa

Call For Sustained Provision Of Basic Amenities To Rural Communities

Water is one of the basic necessities of life and its uses cannot be over emphasized. In the late 80’s and early 90’s, this commodity was a very scarce resource in my community Mbashian, Binev Council Ward of Tombo Mbalagh in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. The inhabitants of this community depended solely on streams and ponds which […]

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Development, Stories 18/04/2017 by Dr. Usha Anenga

Memorandum Of Misunderstanding

Benue State Government signs MoU with Damtech Nigeria Limited or Hybrid Electric Power Scheme in Katsina-Ala. Benue State Government signs MoU with Humanitarian Environment Project Company, HEPC to invest £400 million in developing the agriculture value chain. Benue State Government signs $1bn MoU with an America-based company, Juma International in areas of agro-allied and clean water solutions. Benue State Government signs […]

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Development, Stories 7/04/2017 by Ade Joseph Otor

Saluting The Gallantry Of Igede Chiefs

Yesterday, history was made in Igede. Igede finally selected her historic First Class Chief in the nomenclature of Adirahu Ny’Igede. A perfect gentleman turbaned with humility, christened with benevolence and glorified with excellent service has emerged. He is a retired Commissioner of Police, CP Ogah Ero. I am widely engrossed in felicity not just to watch this happening but, to […]

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