A Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital yesterday in two separate judgments delivered by Justice Hassan Dikko sentenced three persons to 2 years imprisonment each for human trafficking.
Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has terminated his contract with Turkish club Trabzonspor over unpaid wages. The 24-year-old played the final two months of last season without pay.
The Benue State government has recruited about 3,344 vendors for its Home Grown School Feeding Programme. Governor Samuel Ortom stated this yesterday at launch of the programme at the LGEA Primary School in Wurukum.
Super Eagles forward John Ogu has revealed how stand-in-captain of the senior national team Ogenyi Onazi was instrumental to his fledgling career. He made the revelation on the occasion of the latter’s first wedding anniversary.
Governor Samuel Ortom, on Friday, received a delegation from Thailand, where some Benue youths are undergoing training in modern ways of rice production and processing.
The Advocate of Social Justice For All (ASJA) has appealed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Hon. Attorney General and Minister of Justice (AGF) to put an eye on the Benue State Judiciary so as to check mate the negative tendencies and mindset of the executive Governor of Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom.
A 22-year-old male teacher has been arrested by the Police in Benue State for sexually harassing three of his pupils at Kzito Nursery and Primary School, Eke in Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Customs Service and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to fight rice smuggling through land border into the country. Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, President Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disclosed this on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has pledged support for yam producers, saying the country is pushing to become the number one exporter of the commodity in the world. He made the allusion recently at the end of the meeting with the technical committee on Nigerian Yam Export Programme.
A prison reform organisation, Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE), has partnered the United States Embassy in Nigeria to provide materials worth $10,000 to prisons in Benue State.