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Buratai flags off exercise Ayem Akpatuma II in Taraba

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has flagged off Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA II in Takum, Taraba with a charge on troops to consolidate on the gains recorded during the first exercise...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Gunmen kill Radio Nigeria staff, one other in Benue - Police

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The Benue Police Command on Sunday confirmed the assassination of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria Harvest FM Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi. The Police...

Sun Nov 3rd, 2019     Read More →

21 Year old arrested for allegedly raping 90-year-old grandmother

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A 21-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a grandmother of 90 years in Bomet East Constituency, Kenya. Newslexpoint reports that the accused was apprehended on Thursday evening at...

Sat Nov 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Teenager whose father raped 4 times daily for 8 years gave birth to his baby

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A teenager has spoken about the sickening sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her dad from the age of just six-years-old. Shannon Clifton was raped by the man who was supposed to protect...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Benue police arrest teacher who allegedly raped JSS1 student

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Benue Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a school teacher, Terseer Maikyo for allegedly raping a JSS 1 student in Ukum Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a press...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Ortom reads riot act to herders over open grazing

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has told cattle-owners in the state to are properly ranch their animals to avoid open-grazing or be ready to face sanctions as stipulated by law. The governor...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Benue state: I have no plan to dump the PDP ― Sen Suswam

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Sen Gabriel Suswam (PDP) By Peter Duru, Makurdi Former governor of Benue State, Senator Gabriel Suswam has stated that he has no intention to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Police keep mum on alleged kidnap of 2 personnel

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As it confirms another kidnap case By Joseph Erunke The Nigerian Police has confirmed the report that two persons have again, been kidnapped in Abuja but kept mum on the identities of the victim...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

I have no plan to dump PDP for APC – Suswam

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Peter Duru – Makurdi A former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, said at the weekend has no intention to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Benue state: I have no intention to defect to APC ― Sen Suswam

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Sen Gabriel Suswam (PDP) By Peter Duru, Makurdi Former governor of Benue State, Senator Gabriel Suswam has stated that he has no intention to dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Border closure: Rice dealers want loan, count gains

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Rice farm Some rice farmers have appealed to the Federal Government to provide them with affordable loan facilities to boost production to reduce the price of the commodity as they described the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Miyetti Allah did not claim responsibility for killings in Benue, want peace ― Onyema

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Allen Onyema By Lawani Mikairu Chairman of the Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria, FEHN, and the Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema who brokered the peace meeting between the Fulani...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Crisis: Ortom commends Gov Ishaku’s peace initiatives in Taraba

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State ansd Darius Ishaku of Taraba State Benue governor Samuel Ortom on Sunday commended his Taraba counterpart Darius Ishaku over peace initiatives aimed at ending...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Jukun/Tiv crisis: Ortom commends his Taraba state counterpart for peace initiative

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By Peter Duru Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State ansd Darius Ishaku of Taraba State Makurdi- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has commended his Taraba State counterpart, Mr. Darius Ishaku...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →