Latest News, Events and Happenings in Benue News.en-usNCDC confirms 170 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths [FILES] The briefing was done at 11th virtual meeting of the Council, held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Photo: NCDCGOVThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three coronavi <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 31 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Kano Pillars, safety babes stake titles as Prudent energy handball begins defending champions of Prudent Energy Handball League, Kano Pillars, and Safety Babes, will begin their title defence, as the championship begins today at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.In the opening game, Defender Babes will square up with Seas <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 31 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NIS recruitment scam: Absence of judge stalls trial of ex-Minister, Abba Moro absence of Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, stalled the trial continuation of former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, and others.News Agency of Nigeria reports that the EFCC, had on May 11, 2016, arraigned <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerians seek end to killings as Muslims mark Eid-el Maulud Muslim faithful celebrate Eid Maulud at Kaduna township stadium in Kaduna&hellip;yesterday.&lt;br /&gt;Nigerians have called for an end to killings and other forms of violence that have, for long, plagued the country. The calls, amplified by Arewa <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 30 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Gunmen kill police officer, motorcyclist in Benue Benue Police Command on Thursday said unknown gunmen killed a Police Officer and a motorcyclist in Ado Local Government Area of the State.The State Police Public Relations Officer , DSP Catherine Anene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 29 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Senate panel tackles minister for siting 20 power projects in own LGA Queries location of REA regional officesSenate Committee on Power, yesterday, queried Minister of Power, Maman Saleh, for siting about 20 rural electrification projects in his Lau Council Area of Taraba State, describing the action as &lsquo;offici <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 29 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 I will sign executive order to recover looted property — Fintiri Ahmadu Umaru FintiriGov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa says he will soon sign an executive order for house-to-house search to recover government and private property looted by some hoodlums across the state.Fintiri, who stated this during a broadcast <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 27 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Ejigbo DPO appointed spokesperson of police trust fund police high command has appointed CSP Okuwobi Oluseyi Olabisi as the Public Relations Officer to the Nigeria Police Trust Fund . Chairman, NPTF Board of Trustees, Suleiman Abba, made the announcement in a statement on Monday. Abba, <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 27 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 How proliferation of small arms is enhancing violence in Nigeria, says report proliferation of small arms and ammunitions is driving the increasing rate of violence in Nigeria, a report from SBM Intelligence has said.&#8220;The number of small arms in circulation in Nigeria, in the hands of civilian non-state actors is es <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 26 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 In Time & Chance, Isegbe reflects lockdown, insecurity The artist on tour of exhibition groundIt is a season of visual art in Abuja. This time, it is Mr. Agene Isegbe, an art administrator with National Gallery of Arts going solo at the Thought Pyramid Art Centre, with over 80 art pieces of sculp <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 25 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 South East, South South rail network in death throes coming on board, the All Progressives Congress -led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the country, just as it has initiated new ones. As part of <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 25 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Boundary adjustment will end Tiv/Jukun killings, says Commission IshakuDemarcating the boundary between Taraba and Benue states has been identified as the surest way of achieving lasting peace between the Tiv and the Jukun ethnic groups in Taraba state who have been at loggerheads since 1991.Chairman of the seve <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC records 77 new infections Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus in the country.The agency made this known via its verified wedsite on Friday.The NCDC said that the 77 new cases brought the nation&rsquo;s confirmed <br>GuardianBestNairaSat, 24 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Ortom, Elumelu, UN envoy, Igbo congress, WIMBIZ fault killing State Governor, Samuel Ortom; Chairman, United Bank for Africa , Tony Elumelu; Women in Management, Business and Public Service and World Igbo Congress have condemned the attack on unarmed protesters at Lekki in Lagos. While argu <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Troops neutralise 2 bandits in Benue, recover arms Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, neutralised two bandits during an operations at River Yo-Yo and Tachar villages in Benue.The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Wednesday, <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 21 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0100