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Benue Flood: 3 Dead, 110,000 At Risk Of Contracting Disease…

  Officials of the Child Protection Network and the Benue State Emergency Management Agency, BSEMA, have said three persons died in the recent flooding in the state, while 110 000 survivors risked contracting diseases. “There were three deaths, two adults and one child. At the Government approved IDP Camp, up to 4 families are reported […]

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Devastating Flood Displace Many In Benue

    It was another agony and pains for residents of Makurfi, Benue State capital on Wednesday as several communities in the town were buried in water.   This is coming three days after some parts of the state capital was flooded on Sunday. Several parts of the state which included Media Village at Achusa, […]

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Benue Postpones The Implementation Of Anti-Grazing Law…

Stakeholders in Benue on Monday agreed to begin the implementation of the 2017 Anti-Open Grazing Law in November. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the law, which was signed by Governor Samuel Ortom in June, gave herdsmen a deadline of October to end open grazing and replace same with ranching from November 1. The […]

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Gov. Ortom Visits Flood Affected Areas In Makurdi, Pleads With FG To Release Ecological Funds (Photos/Video)…

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, earlier Yesterday visited areas affected by flood in Makurdi where many people have been rendered homeless. He sympathized with those affected by the flood and described the situation as sad and unfortunate. The Governor called on those living in flood prone areas across the state to relocate. He also […]

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Heavy Rain Fall Renders Many Homeless In Benue…

    Benue radio station, Wurukum Market, and seven communities have been submerged following Saturday night heavy downpour in Makurdi. The State Commissioners for Land, Survey and Solid Minerals, Bernard Unenge, and Water Resources and Environment, Joseph Utsev, went round the town for situation report on Sunday. Mr. Ustev explained that the ministry needed adequate […]

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