ESV Godwin Ityoachimin holds thanksgiving service on successful retirement from Civil Service

January 31, 2023 Editorial II 0

It was indeed a great day to remember being the 29th day of January 2023, when a seasoned public officer, consummate technocrat and professional estate surveyor and valuer Esv Godwin ltyoachimin, former Director/HOD, Lands and Housing Development Dept, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing hosted a Thanksgiving Service on his Successful Retirement from the Federal Civil Service at the Grace Read More

Buhari’s legacy won’t complete without signing NYSC-TF bill into law- APC reps candidate

January 5, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for the House of Representatives in Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency of Benue state, Philip Agbese, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the NYSC Trust Fund as a parting gift to the teeming youths in the country.  Chief Philip Agebese stated this at an interactive session with journalists after a visit to the Read More

Tiv youth mourn ex-minister Unongo, condole family

December 3, 2022 Editor 0

Tiv Youth Council (TYC) Worldwide has condoled with the family of Unongo Kwaghngise and Ugbah families over demise of Wantaregh Paul Unongo, a former Minister of Power and Steel development. Conveying their condolence message via a press statement on Saturday on behalf of TYC, its President Hon Mike Msuaan said, “The umbrella body of the Tiv Youth Worldwide extends heartfelt Read More

2023: Benue APC congratulates Msuaan, others on presidential campaign council

November 23, 2022 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Benue state chapter has congratulated Hon Mike Msuaan on his emergence as Director of Youth Mobilisation, North Central of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) and other Benue sons who have made it to the updated list of the council. The congratulatory message signed by Benue APC Publicity Secretary Dan Ihomun on Wednesday via a Read More

Benue’s geographic complex ready December – Commissioner

November 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

Benue state Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Solid Minerals, Mr. Bernard Unenge, has disclosed that work on the state’s Geographic Information Service will be completed in December. The commissioner, who made the disclosure in an interview in Makurdi on Monday, said work on the N6.5 billion project started in February 2020 and is expected to provide space for the automated Read More

Gumji will make us proud

November 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

Bad leadership is the major problem that is limiting Nigeria’s growth, especially Benue state, and the election of good people as leaders can solve 99% of our problems. I want to join the good people of Mbaketsa, Ishagev-Ya in Kwande local government area of Benue state to celebrate the election of Chief Gumji Ephraim Unenge as their district head. The Read More

Governor Ortom the crybully

November 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state is playing out of the pitch and it is high time he is reminded of the consequences of his action. Ethnic profiling is heinous act which will haunt perpetrators you in the future. As a governor of his state, he is saddled with the responsibility of dealing with whatever challenges are bedevilling the state. Read More

On 5G governors and Ortom

November 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

“I will never again support any Fulani man in the 2023 elections to continue with the killing of my people and collection of their ancestral land”. The above segregative statement was uttered by the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on November 7, 2022, during the inauguration of the 5G governors in the Benue state banquet hall Government House, Makurdi. Read More

2023: Forget Ortom’s grandstanding, Benue is for Atiku – PDP group

November 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A political support group for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the aiges of Ward2Ward4Atiku, has said that despite the negative utterances of Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, the state would vote for Atiku and PDP. Leader of the group and a chieftain of the party, Abraham Chila said governor Ortom was merely trying to Read More

Ayu plotting defeat of PDP candidates in Benue – Ugochinyere

October 30, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

  The Spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, has noted with regret that the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, is on a mission to destroy the party.  Ugochinyere, in a statement made available to journalists, accused Ayu of plotting to ensure that the party’s candidates opposing him lose the Read More

PDP crisis: I can stop you in 2023, Ayu fires fresh warning shot at Ortom, Wike, others

October 29, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The embattled National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party Senator Iyorchia Ayu has warned Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and his critics to desist from causing confusion in the party. Specifically, Ayu, a former Senate President made it clear that he has the powers to stop Ortom or any other from realising his or her political ambition on the platform Read More

Northern group to Ortom, Minder Leaders: Concentrate on Benue development

October 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Northern Awareness Movement (NAM) has asked Benue state governor Samuel Ortom to concentrate his energy on the development the state, deliver his party in 2023 and ensure prompt payment of salaries. The northern group also condemned a press conference held by the Minda Leaders of thoughts of Benue state where they purportedly withdrew their support for the Peoples Democratic Read More

Letter to UBA Zakibiam branch, Benue state

October 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

An elderly man, known as Terver Swende, received a call from someone who claimed to be a staff of UBA and asked for his pin number in order to update his account. After giving his pin, he called his son to inform him of the incident. Quickly, the son instructed him to visit the bank and report the incident. The Read More

2023: Don’t return Senator Suswam, other failures

September 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

The problems we are facing in Benue state, including the attacks and killings of our people by herders, are created by the selfish and corrupt political actors in the state. They include Senator Gabriel Suswam, Senator George Akume, Governor Samuel Ortom, Dr. Iorchia Ayu, Senator Gabriel Gemade, Senator Akaagerger, Mr. Azenda Iho and other old politicians in the state. It Read More

Ortom makes U-turn, says I’m not in support of Ayu’s removal

September 27, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has said he is not in support of the clamour for the removal of the embattled national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu. In a statement issued Tuesday by his chief press secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur, Ortom said insinuations that he is actively in support of the removal of Ayu who incidentally Read More

Benue: How 23 perished in flood – SEMA

September 27, 2022 John Shiaondo Makurdi 0

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Monday said 23 persons have died from flood and flood-related issues in Benue state. This is even as SEMA has begun distribution of relief materials to the victims of flood in the state. Statistics provided by the Benue SEMA while briefing newsmen Monday revealed that a total of 116,084 persons have so far Read More

Financial impropriety: Tiv Youth demand investigation of suspended BIPC Boss

September 26, 2022 Editor 0

The Tiv Youth Council Worldwide has called for the immediate commencement of investigation into allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the suspended Managing Director of the Benue investment, and Property Company (BIPC) The president of the youth council, Hon. Mike Msuaan, stated this in a press release in Abuja while reacting to the sack of Barr. Alex Adum by Governor Read More

Letter to the people of Kwande, Benue state

September 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

This is not the first time I will be writing an open letter to you the good people of Kwande local government area of Benue state. You have been living in peace and harmony with one another and that is commendable. I believe many of you are aware that one of your sons, Comrade Martin Iorsamber, is contesting for Benue Read More

Gunmen invade Benue communities, kill 10

September 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Gunmen Wednesday night, invaded Mchia village in Mbagber council ward, and Mou village in Ukemberagya/Tswarev council ward, all in Logo local government areas. Blueprint learnt that the attackers stormed the villages between 11pm and midnight of Wednesday, twelve people were killed at Mchia community and three people at Mou village with about 13 people injured,” a local, who did not Read More

Ortom has undergone surgery – Akase reveals

September 21, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has undergone minor surgery. The special adviser, media and publicity to the governor, Terver Akase revealed on Monday when reacting to questions regarding the plaster on Governor Ortom’s forehead. He said Ortom had a boil on the right side of his forehead and the plaster was placed to prevent infection “A number of people have Read More

2023: Blackmail can’t save PDP in Benue – Tersoo

September 9, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

The Head of Communication, Rev. Fr. Hycinth Alia Campaign for the 2023 Election, Mr. Kula Tersoo, said Friday in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, that “there is no amount of badmouthing, blackmail, invectives and lies sponsored against the Benue state 2023 APC governorship candidate, Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Iormen Alia, that will save the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from losing the Read More

Will Benue youth join the Iorsamber revolution?

September 8, 2022 Blueprint 0

A young senatorial candidate in Benue state, Comrade Martin Iorsamber, is calling for regime change in the state following the continuous recycling of failed politicians. This is the first time a young man from a humble background will come up in the state to challenge the money bag politicians on a decision they have made. The former governor of the Read More

NPFL: Iorfa sacks TM, recalls 3 other Lobi stars staff 

September 5, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

The Vice Chairman/ Chief Executive Officer of Lobi Stars FC Dominic Iorfa has recalled three out of the 40 staff of the club that were dissolved. The Vice Chairman also terminated the appointment of the Team Manager, Gabriel Ogwuche for failing to attend the meeting convened by management of the club and failure to sign acceptance letter for the appointment Read More