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Boundary Commission says, Benue Taraba crisis to be over soon

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The National Boundary Commission (NBC) says the interstate boundary crisis between communities in Taraba and Benue would soon be over. Mr Adamu Adaji, the Acting Director-General of the...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Benue Police arrests 40 year old man for alleged rape of 8 year old girl

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…arrests 15 robbery/cult gang members, recovers guns and live ammunition By Peter Duru A 40-year-old man, Abubakar Maigari has been arrested by the Benue State Police Command for allegedly...

Thu Dec 5th, 2019     Read More →

HIV/AIDs prevalence in Benue still highest, says Ortom

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that about 184,745 persons are still infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the state, even as the prevalence rate according to the 2018...

Tue Dec 3rd, 2019     Read More →

10,000 Nigerians killed in cult-related violence between 1996 to 2019 – Report

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No fewer than 10,000 people have been killed in cult-related violence within and outside school campuses between 1996 and 2019, according to Mr Ike Onyechere, Founding Chairman, Exams Ethic...

Mon Dec 2nd, 2019     Read More →

INEC blames judiciary, politicians for nation’s electoral woes

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday blamed the judiciary and politicians for the nation’s electoral woes. Nothing that no amount of reforms would address the...

Thu Nov 28th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Ortom greet Gambari, Atiku on birthdays

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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari on his 75th birthday. The President in a statement by his Senior Special Adviser...

Tue Nov 26th, 2019     Read More →

CBN to begin poultry farm at FUAM

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has concluded plans to establish a large- scale poultry farm at the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), Benue State to cater for poultry needs in...

Mon Nov 25th, 2019     Read More →

Ortom orders investigation into mysterious death of family of three in Makurdi

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Ortom By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has ordered full scale investigation into last Thursday’s mysterious death of a family of three in the North Bank area of Makurdi...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Police in Benue discover 3 family members dead in a room

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The Benue Police Command on Friday confirmed the discovery of three corpses belonging to one family in their room situated in North-Bank area of Makurdi metropolis. The State Police Public...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Just in: Gunmen attack commissioner in Ibadan, kill driver

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Gunmen have reportedly attacked the Oyo State Commissioner for Lands, Abdulraheem Abiodun, killing his driver in the process. His orderly who was also attacked by the gunmen is currently...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Bayelsa qualify for National Division One Handball League Kaduna semifinals

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Bayelsa State has qualified for the semifinals of the on-going National Division One Handball League Kaduna, after drawing with Benue Buffalos 27-27 points yesterday. The Bayelsa team had earlier...

Thu Nov 21st, 2019     Read More →

Senate to investigate NEMA over Selective Disaster response

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President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan By Henry Umoru Senate has begun probe into the effectiveness of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA over disaster response in 2019. The Senate...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Police arraign 2 minors, 1 man for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000

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The police on Tuesday arraigned two minors and a 22-year-old man, Muhammad Mustapha at the Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000. The police charged the...

Tue Nov 19th, 2019     Read More →

Perm Sec, pregnant wife, 2 kids burnt to death in Benue inferno

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The Acting Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology, Mr Seker Akaa, his pregnant wife and two kids were burnt to death in a fire incident in Makurdi early hours of...

Mon Nov 18th, 2019     Read More →

Parents declare children missing at Kano panel

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[FILES] Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. More parents yesterday besieged the Kano panel of inquiry, soliciting government intervention to recover their missing children. The parents told the...

Fri Nov 15th, 2019     Read More →