Philip Agbese: The most courageous man in Nigeria today

December 14, 2023 Terhumbe Terseer 0

Despite the calculated campaign of calumny and acrimony launched against the esteemed personality of High Chief Phillip Agbese, the acclaimed ‘Oganka’ of Benue State by sundry contractors and hired sycophants, one immutable fact stands out without dispute; Hon Phillip Agbese Chairman House Commitee on Media and Publicity is the most courageous man in Nigeria today.  When Dr Martin Luther King Read More

Benue assembly passes vote of confidence on Alia, Speaker

December 8, 2023 Editor 0

Benue State House of Assembly on Friday passed a vote of confidence on the Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia and Speaker, Mr. Aondona Dajoh. Moving the motion which led to the confidence vote, the member representing Mata State Constituency of Ushongo Local Government, Mr. Simon Gabo stated that since the assumption of office, Governor Alia has embarked on policies and Read More

VIDEO: Crisis deepens in Benue as popular Reps member pulls out Governor Alia’s portrait from office

December 5, 2023 Admin III 0

A member of the House of Representatives from Benue state, Philip Agbese, has been captured on video where he removed the portrait of his Governor, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, from his National Assembly office. This followed unabated crisis which has festered within the All Progressives Congress in the state and has witnessed power tussle between incumbent Secretary to the Government Read More

SGF, Benue gov, Ode, others to attend GSS Otukpo old boys convention 

September 22, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF), Senator George Akume, the Benue State Governor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia and his Deputy, Dr Sam Ode, a former Chief Judge of Benue State, Justice Adam Onum and other dignitaries will be attending the Otukpo Government Secondary School Old Boys Association, (OGSSOBA) national convention in October. Senator Akume, a former Governor of Read More

Hon. Dzau Iyortyom celebrates birthday in style, pledges more empowerment to constituents

September 15, 2023 Admin III 0

A frontline lawmaker representing Buruku Federal Constituency of Benue State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Sekav Dzua Iyortyom has celebrated his birthday in style in the National Assembly Complex attended by the House Speaker, his fellow House colleagues, friends and well-wishers. He also used the occasion to pledge continued empowerment of his constituents while tasking the Minister of Education Read More

Ex-Benue tax chair move to drag bloggers, others to court over allegation

August 27, 2023 Admin III 0

A former Chairman of the Benue State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) Mrs. Mimi Urubibi-Adzape has threatened to sue bloggers and persons connected to a publication making the rounds in the social media by an estranged wife of a popular Benue businessman against her. The allegation claimed that Mrs Urubibi-Adzape planned to abandon her family and force another man Read More

Pictures: Applause as Benue FA stages historic football stakeholders’ summit, Governor’s Cup returns 

August 7, 2023 Editor 0

History was made at the weekend in Makurdi when the new Benue State Football Association (BSFA), led by Barr. Paul Edeh staged first ever stakeholders’ summit. The summit which held 49 days after the current BSFA came on board, witnessed the enlarged gathering of who is who in state’s football fraternity. Those who attended the symposium included coaches, referees, ex-internationals, Read More

Benue: FA thumbs up governor’s approval for Aper Aku stadium revamp, gives coaches scholarships to NIS [PICTURES]

August 7, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Benue State Football Association (BSFA) has given scholarships to eight upcoming coaches expected to take part in the next phase of training programme at the National Institute of Sports (NIS). While performing an official presentation of the beneficiaries at the General Congress organised by BSFA at the weekend, FA Chairman, Barr. Paul Edeh, said the association under his watch Read More

APC youths to Tinubu: Ignore Benue South elders opposing ministerial nominee

July 31, 2023 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

…Demand another slot from Idoma/Igede axis Some youths of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from Benue South senatorial district have asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to ignore some elders from the zone opposing the nomination of Prof. Joseph Utsev. The APC youth, however, appealed to President Tinubu to rather consider additional younger Idoma/Igede persons, who have worked for the Read More

Reps urge FG to decalre emergency on roads linking Benue to South, Northern states

July 12, 2023 Joshua Egbodo Abuja 0

The House of Representatives has asked the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to declare emergency on the Naka- Makurdi-Aliade-Gboko and Aliade-Otukpo Federal Road Network in Benue State, which link the northern and southern parts of the country. The House also urged the Ministry to direct the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to immediately commence restorative work on the said Read More

Pictures: Och’ Idoma becomes football Patron in Benue 

July 7, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Paramount Ruler of Idoma land, His Royal Majesty, Dr. John Odogbo Elaigwu, has now become the Patron of Benue State Football Association (BSFA). The latest development which was made known when the new board of BSFA led by Barr. Paul Edeh visited the traditional ruler known as Och’ Idoma, happened few days after the Paramount Ruler of Tiv Nation, Read More

Pictures: Och’ Idoma rains blessings as new Benue FA board visits 

July 6, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

It was a peculiar moment of an outpour of special blessings and encomioms when the new Benue State Football Association (BSFA) led by Barr. Paul Edeh visited the Paramount Ruler of Idoma land, His Royal Majesty, Dr. John Odogbo Elaigwu. The courtesy visit, according to the FA, was in continuation of the board’s initial consultations and partnership drives with critical Read More

Pictures: Benue FA board cry out over take over, abandoned structures on Otukpo township stadium ground  

July 6, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The new executive board of Benue State Football Association (BSFA) has demanded the return of ancient Township Stadium in Otukpo to enable teams regain their training and playing ground. Led by its Chairman, Barr. Paul Edeh, the enitre FA comprising the board, affiliates and other stakeholders made the crucial demand when they stormed the then football ground. Coincidentally, the youths Read More

Pictures: Tor Tiv now Benue FA Grand Patron

June 30, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

The Paramount Ruler of Tiv Nation, His Majesty, Prof. James Ayatse, popularly known as Tor Tiv is now the Grand Patron of Benue State Football Association (BSFA). Tor Tiv, a highly respected first class Monarch in Nigeria and beyond assumed the position after he graciously accepted the offer made by the new BSFA board who paid him a Royal courtesy Read More

Pictures: Edeh parleys stakeholders ahead of Benue FA election 

June 16, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

All is now set for the much anticipated election into the leadership of Benue State Football Association (BSFA) scheduled for Saturday June 17, 2023 in Makurdi, the state capital. Already, top chairmanship contestant, Barr. Paul Edeh, has continued to engage stakeholders including the chairmen of various 23 Local Government Football Councils, top government officials as well as partners ahead of Read More

Benue FA will flourish, set pace under me as Chairman – Edeh

June 12, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

With few days to the long anticipated election that will usher a new leadership for Benue State Football Association (BEFA), frontline chairmanship contender, Barr. Paul Edeh, has revealed his vision and uttermost desire if voted into office. Barr. Edeh who spoke in Makurdi while fielding questions from Journalists said his vision for Benue FA is simply captured in three tripod Read More

Pictures: RSDF gives scholarships to gunmen victims’ children, pays school fees for 150 pupils in Benue  

June 7, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Driven by unceasing passion to put smiles on the faces of people especially at the grassroots, the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) has again given scholarships to two children whose parents were murdered in a gruesome manner by suspected herders. The children – Nyiuma and Sughter Sewuese who are twins, aged five years had their parents and their younger sibling Read More

Benue: Agbese hails new governor, deputy on assumption of office

The member-elect for Ado/ Okpokwu/ Ogbadibo federal constituency, Chief Philip Agbese, has congratulated Governor Hyacinth Alia and his deputy, Dr. Sam Ode, for their inauguration and subsequent assumption of office. Governor Alia on Tuesday visited the state secretariat complex, Makurdi unannounced, and was taken around the two-storey building housing offices of state agencies and parastatals by the Head of Service, Read More

In Benue, new governor, Alia, freezes state government accounts

May 30, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Benue state governor, Reverend Father Hyacinth Alia, has issued a directive to freeze all government bank accounts. The announcement was made during his inaugural speech after being sworn in as the governor of Benue state on Monday May 29, 2023, held at the IBB Square Makurdi. Governor Alia emphasised that a “Post No Debit” instruction will be enforced until all Read More

Pictures: Edeh in race for Benue FA chairmanship position 

May 29, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

President of Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Barr. Paul Edeh has officially declared his intention to contest as chairman in the upcoming Football Association (FA) election in Benue state. Barr. Edeh who had picked his nomination form few days ago, told stakeholders, mostly chairmen and secretaries of various Local Government Areas (LGAs) at the weekend in Makurdi, Benue state capital, that Read More

Amnstey debate: BSU student overcomes ABU, UNIbadan, others to emerge overall best [PICTURES]

May 26, 2023 Editor 0

One of the brightest prospects in the Law profession and a student of Benue State University (BSU), Miss Sandra Idoko, has emerged the overall best in the just concluded intervarsity debate organised by the Amnesty International on human rights. The national competition with various universities in participation, culminated to the final. Among the schools which Idoko beat their students to win Read More