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?
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.
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.
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.
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;
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.
Benue State Deputy Governor, Engr Benson, has called on the people of Agatu local government area to come together and embrace peace in the interest of the development of the area. He made the Call today in Makurdi at a Capacity Peace Building Initiative organized by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) involved in conflict resolution and peace building.
Governor Samuel Ortom criticized the ongoing displacement of citizens across Benue on Monday, claiming that the condition of individuals living in IDP camps has given him sexual problems. Mr Ortom remarked at a public event near Makurdi that President Buhari and Special Affairs Minister George Akume have refused to defend him in his battle with killer herders, instead conspiring against the residents of Benue.
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.
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.
Dr. Godwin Kwanga, the Benue State University lecturer, who was kidnapped in Makurdi, has been rescued by the operatives of the Benue State police command. The lecturer was rescued on Thursday, September 2. According to reports, the lecturer was kidnapped on Tuesday, August 31, by armed bandits, along George Akume way, New GRA Makurdi.
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).
Governor Samuel Ortom has inaugurated the Benue State Steering Committee on Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Project Committee (CoPREP) with a charge to members to work assiduously to stem the tide of infection and transmission of the dreaded Corona Virus in the State. The inauguration was done today at the Benue People's House, Makurdi.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.