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SOCIETY

Dr. Paul Enenche's sister, Vera celebrates 60th birthday (Photos)

Mama Vera Aluma (Nee Enenche) of House of Mercy International, recently celebrated her 60th birthday. The renowned philanthropist is the elder sister of Dr. Paul Enenche of Dunamis International Gospel Centre. The event, which took place in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, had in attendance, Dr. Paul Enenche, Major Genera John Enenche and a host of others.

  3 months ago ago
Dr. Paul Enenche's sister, Vera celebrates 60th birthday (Photos)

SOCIETY

Check Out Ways Engineers Build Bridges Over Water

Have you ever wondered how bridges are built? Have you ever imagined or thought about the engineering mechanics and wonders used in the construction of bridges? What comes to your mind when you drive through the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos, Niger bridge at Onitsha, Benue bridge at Makurdi and several other bridges scattered across Nigeria, Africa and the world at large?

  3 months ago ago
Check Out Ways Engineers Build Bridges Over Water

SOCIETY

Dora Akunyili: Meet the Igbo Woman Who Received More Than 900 Awards throughout Her Lifetime

Dora Akunyili was born on July 14, 1954, in Makurdi, Benue State capital. Her parents; Chief and Mrs. Paul Young Edemobi, are from Nanka in Anambra State. Dora lived with her uncle who was a teacher; she attended St. Patrick's Primary School in Anambra State where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate.

  4 months ago ago
Dora Akunyili: Meet the Igbo Woman Who Received More Than 900 Awards throughout Her Lifetime

MILITARY

Video: Nigerian Alpha Jet flies at a low altitude at the Tactical Air Command in Makurdi

A video has shown the breathtaking moment when the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet flew at a very low altitude at the Tactical Air Command (TAC), Makurdi. The Nigerian Air Force Alpha jet was seen closing in from a very low altitude and then flying at a supersonic speed across the runway way at the Tactical Air Command (TAC), Makurdi.

  3 months ago ago
Video: Nigerian Alpha Jet flies at a low altitude at the Tactical Air Command in Makurdi

ENTERTAINMENT

'Your Girlfriend Is A Lovely Photographer'- Victor AD Says As He Shares New Photos Online [Photos]

Nigerian singer, Victor Adere popularly known as Victor AD has taken to social media to share new photos of himself on his page.The "wetin we gain" crooner who seems to be in Makurdi according to his IG location; shared new photos with a cryptic caption which stirred reactions online.Taking to social media to share new dope photos, Victor AD wrote;

  3 months ago ago
'Your Girlfriend Is A Lovely Photographer'- Victor AD Says As He Shares New Photos Online [Photos]

EDUCATION

Benue Varsity's final year students celebrate their graduation.

The Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi, Benue State, final-year students celebrate their graduation. In the Department of Biology education, Faculty of Education, final year students celebrate as they sign out and also take photographs. It was a day of joy and the blessed day they have been waiting for after spending five years including a year added by the coronavirus pandemic and the ASUU strike.

  4 months ago ago
Benue Varsity's final year students celebrate their graduation.

SOCIETY

My baby was neglected after they shot her in her right hand - Father laments, cries for help

A man identified as Tyokaa in Makurdi has cried out over the shooting of his baby's right hand. The incident happened early this month. The police division attached to their community came to the area to attack some hoodlums. It was at this point that his wife was returning home from her work.

  3 months ago ago
My baby was neglected after they shot her in her right hand - Father laments, cries for help

POLITICS

Prominent PDP Governor's Aide Resigns, Declares Governorship Ambition Ahead of 2023

Terver Akase, the chief press secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, has tendered his resignation from office in order to focus on his 2023 governorship aspiration. Vanguard reports that Akase made this known on Wednesday, September 29, at a press conference held in Makurdi, to unveil his plan for the forthcoming general election.

  3 months ago ago
Prominent PDP Governor's Aide Resigns, Declares Governorship Ambition Ahead of 2023

POLITICS

Governor Ortom Appreciates His Aides By Serving Them Food

The Governor of Benue, Governor Samuel Ortom, yesterday showed pure gratitude to his aides and friends for their servitude to him by personally dishing and serving them food at the Governor's Lodge, Benue Peoples House Makurdi. He duly acknowledged their diligence and commitment to attending to him and also acknowledged that his aides deserved to be served too.

  4 months ago ago
Governor Ortom Appreciates His Aides By Serving Them Food

POLITICS

2023: See One Point Ortom Raised on Zoning While Boasting Of PDP Victory in The General Elections

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday in Makurdi shared his thoughts on the zoning recommendation of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi's committee that was just ratified by the PDP National Executive Council, NEC. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Image Credits || Vanguard The Governor who expressed optimism about the party's victory in the 2023 general elections said he is still consulting with God whether to contest for senatorial seat or not after the expiration of his tenure as a governor.

  3 months ago ago
2023: See One Point Ortom Raised on Zoning While Boasting Of PDP Victory in The General Elections

POLITICS

Benue APC Set For Saturday State Congresses ; Complete Screening Of Aspirants.

All Progressives Congress APC, screening committee has successfully concluded the screening of aspirants vying for positions for the forthcoming state Congresses slated for Saturday, 16th October 2021, at Smile View Hotel Makurdi. The committee headed by Prof Terhemba Shija diligently screened over 60 aspirants vying for different positions across the state, being a precursor to the state Congresses.

  3 months ago ago
Benue APC Set For Saturday State Congresses ; Complete Screening Of Aspirants.

POLITICS

PDP Will Win 2023 Elections Convincingly – Ortom Says

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed confidence that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will win the 2023 elections convincingly. Speaking to journalists in Makurdi, the governor said the PDP is getting stronger and ready to wrest power from the All Progressives Congress (APC).

  3 months ago ago
PDP Will Win 2023 Elections Convincingly – Ortom Says

POLITICS

Benue Governor says PDP will win 2023 general elections.

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has on Saturday, October 9, 2021, expressed confidence that the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would win the 2023 general elections convincingly. While speaking to newsmen in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, the Governor said the PDP was growing stronger and was better positioned to take over power from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2023.

  3 months ago ago
Benue Governor says PDP will win 2023 general elections.

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP Will Wrestle Power From APC In 2023-Ortom, Buhari Speaks On Insecurity

PDP will wrestle power from APC in 2023: Gov. Ortom overnor Samuel Ortom of Benue says the Peoples Democratic Party had learnt from its mistakes and was ready to return to power in 2023. Speaking on Saturday in Makurdi, Mr Ortom said the opposition party was better positioned to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

  3 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: PDP Will Wrestle Power From APC In 2023-Ortom, Buhari Speaks On Insecurity

POLITICS

I Am Still Consulting With God Before Making A Decision To Vie For Senate In 2023 - Ortom Says

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has stated that he is yet to make a decision on whether to vie for the Senate in 2023 or not. The governor is expected to complete his second term in 2023 and has been asked if he would move to the Senate.

  3 months ago ago
I Am Still Consulting With God Before Making A Decision To Vie For Senate In 2023 - Ortom Says

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Covid-19 Worsens Global Food Insecurity - Benue Deputy Governor

Benue State State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the world economies and worsened global food insecurity, affecting the vulnerable households in almost every country, with its impacts expected to continue through 2021 and beyond. He said that the pandemic raises the alarm on the urgent need to transform the world's food systems and rethink rapidly how we produce, process, market, consume our food and dispose our waste.

  3 months ago ago
Covid-19 Worsens Global Food Insecurity - Benue Deputy Governor

SOCIETY

Prospective Corps Members And Two Others Have Been Kidnapped In Tsafe LGA Of Zamfara State

This is sad news for Tiv and Nigerians in general. 8 passengers that started their journey from Makurdi were attacked by bandits in one of the northern states. It happened on Tuesday, 19th of October 2021. 2 prospective corps members and two others from Benue have been kidnapped in the Tsafe local government area of Zamfara State.

  3 months ago ago
Prospective Corps Members And Two Others Have Been Kidnapped In Tsafe LGA Of Zamfara State

CAREER-JOBS

Benue Expends N700m Monthly on Pensions at state, LG levels - Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has disclosed that the state government expends N700 million monthly on payment of pensions for the past six months. Governor Ortom told journalists Saturday, 9th October, 2021 in Makurdi while fielding questions from reporters on his return from Abuja that N400m and N300m is paid monthly to the State and Local Government pensioners respectively.

  3 months ago ago
Benue Expends N700m Monthly on Pensions at state, LG levels - Ortom

SOCIETY

Benue Lecturer condemns rape of his female student

A Benue State university lecturer, Dr Benjamin Ogbu, has condemned the raping to death of his student by yet-to-be-identified perpetrators. He described the victim, joy, as God fearing and hard-working who should not have died in the manner she died. "I join all people of good conscience to condemn the rape and murder of my former student (2019 class), Joy Onoh Ogochukwu.

  3 months ago ago
Benue Lecturer condemns rape of his female student

JUSTICE

Court sentences sex worker to 4 years imprisonment

The Court in Makurdi, Benue State, has sentenced one Dooshima Anems,  a commercial sex worker,to four years imprisonment for biting customer’s tongue during sex. The police charged Anems with assault and causing grievous hurt. Ms Rose Iyorshe , who is the Magistrate, on Thursday, September 30, sentenced the sex worker after she pleaded guilty and told the court that she bit Mr Amos Igbo in self defence.

  3 months ago ago
Court sentences sex worker to 4 years imprisonment