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Benue asks residents to relocate from flood prone areas


The Benue State Government has again asked people residing in all flood prone areas to immediately relocate to safer places ahead of the anticipated overflow of River Benue. A flooded neighbourhood in Makurdi Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment, Mr Dondo Ahire, said on Friday, September 3, 2021 that NiMet had already predicted heavy rains for the month of September ...

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Flood-hit Benue appeals to govt to dredge river

Makurdi flood

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday, July 25, 2020 appealed to the Federal Government to dredge the River Benue to permanently address the perennial flood in the state. Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on a flood assessing tour of Makurdi Ortom made the plea in an interview with newsmen shortly after inspecting the flooded areas in Makurdi, the ...

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World Bank completes Benue infrastructure projects

Terkimbi Ikyange

Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Terkimbi Ikyange (Ushongo/APC), has acknowledged the contributions of Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) to the development of rural communities in the state. Making this acknowledgement against the backdrop of the completion and inauguration of seven World Bank assisted projects spread across seven council wards in Ushongo Local Government Area on Wednesday, February 1 2017, ...

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Price hike: Benue legislators upbraid Dangote Cement official

Dangote Cement

The Benue State House of Assembly has accused Dangote Cement Company for treating the House and the Benue people with levity, contempt and ridicule. This followed the non-appearance of the Plant Director, Dangote Cement, Gboko Plant, Jacinto Miranda, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 during plenary, albeit for the second time after on invitation by the House to appear before it ...

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Benue partners CEFTER on food hygiene, safety


The Benue State Government is poised to partner the Centre for Food Technology and Research (CEFTER), Benue State University, Makurdi and other stakeholders in the Centre’s programmes on food safety and hygiene with the aim to sustaining the practice in the “Food Basket” state. This commitment was made on Thursday, 17th December, 2015 by the Deputy Governor of Benue State, ...

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