Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Wednesday, July 10th, 2019, on Concise News.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has declared that its Director General, Brigadier General Ibrahim Shuaibu, has no plans to islamise corps members in its orientation camp in Benue State.
NYSC was reacting to an allegation by the Coalition for Peace and Justice that the NYSC DG expressed displeasure that there was no mosque in the camp and ordered the Benue State Coordinator to build a mosque immediately.
However, the scheme in a statement by its Director of Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, explained that the DG’s directive was targeted at Corps members’ welfare. Read more here.
Speaker of the House Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has lambasted a lawmaker from Benue state Mark Gbilah over unpleasant statements made in the media against him and others.
The Speaker tongue-lashed Gbilah, representing Gwer-East/Wager-West federal constituency, over the motion on a matter of privileges brought by Pat Asadu, who begged the House to investigate an alleged infringement of his privilege and those of his colleagues from Enugu and Ebonyi states by the Benue-born legislator. Read more here.
And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines.