Headline News

30 Jun 2017

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.

30 Jun 2017

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.

29 Jun 2017

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.

28 Jun 2017

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.

28 Jun 2017

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.

27 Jun 2017

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.

26 Jun 2017

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, has taken stock of the unfolding sectional agitation calling for a break up of Nigeria and reminded promoters of the divisive agenda of the consequences of a fragmented nation.

24 Jun 2017

In keeping with their earlier publicised plans, the Akweya Forum for Advancement (AFA) have held their maiden scholarship awards ceremony, Saturday, June 24, 2017. The awardees are postgraduate students of Nigerian tertiary institutions. They each received the sum of two hundred thousand naira.

8 Apr 2017

Twenty Three communities including Opaha in Apa Local Government and Daula Jato communities, are benefiting from the One Billion Naira Benue state rural electrification project, as they break the jinx of darkness.

29 Jan 2017

Students, as well as teachers in some public primary schools in Benue state, have appealed to the state government to ensure quick renovation of their dilapidated school structures.


Idoma Record Holders

  1. First Medical Doctor from Idoma Land
  2. First Graduate from Present Day Benue State
  3. First Professor of Theatre Arts to become a Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria
  4. First Nigerian to obtain a PhD in Modern Drama
  5. First Idoma person to become a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)