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Tag Archives: Benue State Government

Benue Declares Fridays Work-Free Days

The Benue State government has declared Friday of every week a work free day to enable civil servants in the state to go and work on their farms. Benue, known as the “food basket of the nation”, made the declaration following the approval by the 16th session of the state …

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Benue Governor Flags Off Gbajimba, Police Barrack Road Projects

The Benue State Government on Friday commenced construction work on both rural and urban road projects to ensure free-flow of traffic in Makurdi metropolis. Governor Samuel Ortom told reporters of the development during the official flag off of the Mobile Police Barrack road in Makurdi and the Origbo-Gbajimba rural roads …

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Benue To Domesticate Procurement Act To Check Corruption, Says SSG

Benue State Government plans to domesticate the Public Procurement Act as a tool in fighting corruption in the state civil service, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr Targema Takema, has said. Takema said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Makurdi that …

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Why Benue Gov’s Denial Of ‘Influencing’ Appeal Court Ruling Is Suspicious – Mark

Immediate past Senate President, David Mark, Sunday denied laying the blame for the Appeal Court judgment that nullified his election as the senator representing Benue South District at the doorstep of the Benue State Government. He, however, noted that he found it curious that the state governor, Samuel Ortom, promptly …

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175 Owners Of Illegal Weapons Surrendered Under Benue Amnesty Programme Share N17m

A total of 175 people, Friday, benefited from a sum of N17 million for embracing the Benue State Government amnesty programme by surrendering the illegal weapons in their possession. Governor Samuel Ortom announced the release of the money for payment to those who surrendered their illegal weapons during his amnesty …

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Why Suswam’s Last Minute Recruitment Was Canceled – Benue Govt.

Benue State Government has justified its cancellation of the last minute decisions of former Governor Gabriel Suswam. This is contained in a statement signed by Tahav Agerzua, the Special Adviser on Media and Information Communication Technology, to Governor Samuel Ortom. It stated that the clarification became necessary because the government …

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Court Orders Contractor To Refund N86m To Benue Govt For Poor Execution Of Contract

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a contractor, Kris Onyekwuluje, and his company, Artex Investment Limited, to refund the sum of eight five million, five hundred and seventy-five thousand one hundred and eleven Naira and sixty Kobo (N85,575,111.60) to Benue State Government due to poor execution of the contract which …

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Benue Workers Vow To Reject Slash In Take Home Pay

Following purported plans by the Benue State Government to review downward, the salaries of civil servants, the state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vowed to resist the move with the last drop of their blood. State chairman of the union, Comrade Simon Anchaver, who made the vow while …

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Mopol, Two Others Paraded By SSS For Attempting To Defraud Benue Gov Of $3m

Three suspected fraudsters who attempted to defraud the Benue State Government of $3 million have been paraded by the Department of State Security Services, Benue State Command. The three suspects were named as Mark Gbaa, Bulus Ashon, and Nuhu Bawa of various addresses. Parading the suspects before journalists in Makurdi, …

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