Tag Archives: Benue

#EndSARS: Mass Protests Continue To Erupt Across Lagos, Enugu, Benue & More

Following yesterday’s candlelight procession held in honour of police violence victims, Nigerians continued their outcry on Saturday demanding that the entire police force be reformed. The #EndSARS protests are fasting spreading across the country as more states have also joined in the movement. On Friday, major districts in Lagos, Abuja, Anambra, Ibadan and more were…

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Five Doctors, Other Health Workers Contract Coronavirus In Benue

On Wednesday, Benue State Government revealed that among the people who tested positive for COVID-19 in recent times in the state were five medical doctors, two ambulance drivers and one emergency worker. According to Chairman, Benue State Committee on COVID-19, and the Deputy Governor of the State, Benson Abounu who disclosed the report while briefing journalists, the first…

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ICYMI: Oyo Discharges Nine Recovered COVID-19 Patients + Other Updates

Oyo State Government has announced the discharge of nine more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have after recovering from a successful treatment. The state governor, Seyi Makinde, confirmed this in a series of posts via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He noted that the recovered COVID-19 patients were discharged after they received their second negative test results,…

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COVID-19 Patient Allegedly Escapes From Isolation Center In Benue

Benue has reported the escape of a Coronavirus patient who was being quarantined at one of the State’s isolation facilities. The patient identified as Masefan Ayilaga is said to be a yam trader from Jootar, who recently returned from Kano State and tested positive. Ayilaga who contracted the virus during one of his business trips to…

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Buhari Approves Establishment Of Federal Colleges Of Education In 6 States

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of six Federal Colleges of Education across the country. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, announced the news on Thursday via Twitter, noting that the colleges are to be spread across the six geopolitical zones of the country. The tweet reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari has…

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Lobi Stars Football Club Players Narrowly Escape Death As Team Bus Goes Up In Flame

Tragedy was averted yesterday after the team players of Lobi Stars, a Benue football club were reportedly involved in a fire accident. According to a twitter user @ManuelzOlopzze who shared the alarming clip, the team were on their way back from Ilorin on Monday after defeating Kwara United in a football match the previous day…

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 As Long As I’m Alive, I Will Defend My People – Ortom

Benue Governor, Samul Ortom has expressed his satisfaction at the implementation of the state’s anti-grazing law which recently led to the arrest of 200 herdsmen for violating Benue’s anti-grazing law and 49 of them have been convicted. He revealed the statistics and made the declaration on Friday, September 21 in Abuja while speaking at the…

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