• Benue: Police nab suspect for collecting people's PVC data - Daily Trust

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    Benue: Police nab suspect for collecting people's PVC data
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    Police in Benue state have arrested one Atsor Terzungwe for allegedly deceiving unsuspecting members of the public by collecting the numbers on their Permanent Voter's Cards (PVCs), bank account numbers and phone numbers with promise of payment in ...
  • Herdsmen killings: Court stops police from proscribing Benue Live Stock Guards - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Herdsmen killings: Court stops police from proscribing Benue Live Stock Guards
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    A Makurdi High Court in Benue State, on Thursday issued an interim order, restraining the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the State Commissioner of Police from prohibiting or shutting down offices of the Benue State Livestock Guards ...
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  • Court halts IGP from proscribing Benue livestock guards - Daily Trust

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    Court halts IGP from proscribing Benue livestock guards
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    A High Court sitting in Makurdi on Thursday halted the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Benue State Commissioner of Police from prohibiting or shutting down offices of the Benue State Livestock Guards in any part of the State. Justice Austine ...
  • Two Benue university students killed in cult clashes - The Punch

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    Two Benue university students killed in cult clashes
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. Two students of Benue State University were reported killed during a rival cult groups' clashes in Makurdi, the state capital. The first incident, according to a witness, happened on Tuesday around High Level in Makurdi where a ...
    2 varsity students killed in Benue cults' clashDaily Trust
    Cult clashes: 2 Benue varsity students killedLegit.ngall 3 news articles »
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  • Benue State culture and traditions - Legit.ng

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    Benue State culture and traditions
    Legit.ng
    Benue state culture is a huge heritage from the past times, from the epochs when local tribes and ethnic groups had their ancient beliefs and worshipped ancient powers in their own specific way. Let's see what they have from this heritage now. Benue ...
  • OPWS dismisses report of attack on military officer in Benue - Daily Trust

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    OPWS dismisses report of attack on military officer in Benue
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    The Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke , Major-General Adeyemi Yekini, yesterday dismissed a media report that a soldier, Captain Sani, was attacked few days ago in a part of the troubled communities in Benue State. Yekini said described the ...
    Military refutes Benue ambush storyGuardian (blog)
    Gunmen Ambush Solders, Captain Zakari Sani And Others Wounded In Benue StateNigeria Today
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  • Gunmen displace 16000 Benue pupils - Daily Trust

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    Gunmen displace 16000 Benue pupils
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    Attacks by gunmen on rural communities in Benue State this year alone forced over 20,000 pupils out of school, 16,000 of whom are currently housed in various internally displaced persons' camps across the state. The chairman of the state Universal ...
    Gunmen Displace 16000 Benue Pupils​SaharaReporters.comall 2 news articles »
  • Adetsav saga: Benue NUJ condemns attack on 2 journalists - Daily Sun

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    Adetsav saga: Benue NUJ condemns attack on 2 journalists
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    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi. The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue State chapter, has condemned the attack on two journalists, Rose Ejembi of the The Sun and John Charles of The Punch while on duty in the state. Acting Chairman, Kajo Martins, in a ...
    Benue NUJ condemns attack on journalists by family of killer-motherBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)all 2 news articles »
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  • Benue Killings: Again, ECOWAS court postpones judgment - Premium Times

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    Benue Killings: Again, ECOWAS court postpones judgment
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    The Court of Justice for the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) has again postponed judgement in a fundamental rights case brought before it by indigenes of Benue State, Nigeria. The indigenes including a Catholic priest, Solomon Nfa, ...
  • Benue: Laying an agenda for quick recovery - Vanguard

    Benue: Laying an agenda for quick recovery
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    What have been the dominant issues in Benue State since the advent of the current administration? Much as the question would sound abstract, it is trite to note that the extrapolation of dominant issues in a domain helps to locate the thinking ...
  • Herdsmen killings: My troops were not ambushed in Benue recently – Maj. Gen. Yekini - Vanguard

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    Herdsmen killings: My troops were not ambushed in Benue recently – Maj. Gen. Yekini
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    By Peter Duru. Makurdi…..The Field Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini has debunked a purported online media report that his troops were recently ambushed by armed herdsmen in Benue state.
    Army Captain, others ambushed in BenueDaily Post Nigeria
    DHQ: Soldiers ambushed in Benue, captain badly woundedTheCable
    Military denies attack on personnel in Benu
  • Soldiers on Operation Whirl Stroke ambushed, wounded in Benue –Defence HQ - The Punch

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    Soldiers on Operation Whirl Stroke ambushed, wounded in Benue –Defence HQ
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    A Captain in the Operation Whirl Stroke stationed in Benue, Zakari Sani, has been wounded in an ambush, alongside other officers, Defence Headquarters has said. In a series of tweets on its verified Twitter handle @DefenceInfoNG on Tuesday evening, the ...and more »
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  • INEC display voters lists in Benue - Daily Trust

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    INEC display voters lists in Benue
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benue State has formally commenced the public display of voters lists in all polling units across the 23 Local Government Area of the state. INEC's Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the state ...
  • Benue family tragedy: PUNCHman, SUN reporter attacked - The Punch

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    Benue family tragedy: PUNCHman, SUN reporter attacked
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. The family of Nicholas Adetsav, who was allegedly killed by his wife, on Monday attacked and molested the correspondents of The PUNCH and The SUN newspapers, John Charles and Mrs Rose Ejembi, respectively. A house wife ...
  • Benue deputy governorship tussle: PDP decampees hijacking our party – APC stakeholders cry out - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Benue deputy governorship tussle: PDP decampees hijacking our party – APC stakeholders cry out
    Daily Post Nigeria
    A stakeholder of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state, Barrister Akor Ikwuoche, has sounded a note of warning to the party leadership on the choice of deputy governorship candidate.
    APC secretly offering money to buy PVCs from Benue IDPs, PDP allegesVanguard
    APC secretly offering money to buy voters cards from IDPs in BenueDaily Sun
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  • Benue govt breaks silence on murder of man, wife, three kids in Makurdi - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Benue govt breaks silence on murder of man, wife, three kids in Makurdi
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    The Acting Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu, on Sunday, in Makurdi, the state capital, ordered full investigations into the killing of five members of a family on Vandeikya street, High-level, Makurdi on Friday night.
    Woman commits suicide after killing husband, children in BenueTheCable
    Benue: Housewife allegedly kills self, husband, 3 childrenDaily Trust
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  • Amidst wailing, Ogbaje buried in Benue - The Punch

    The Punch
    Amidst wailing, Ogbaje buried in Benue
    The Punch
    John Charles. A 13-year-old girl, Elizabeth Ogbaje, who was raped to death by her aunt's husband, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, and his son, Victor, was buried amid tears on Friday. The burial, which held in Ogene-Amejo, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue ...and more »
  • My people say APC is Miyetti Allah party– Apedzan, Benue women leader - Vanguard

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    My people say APC is Miyetti Allah party– Apedzan, Benue women leader
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    •Says she was 80% responsible for making Akume governor, Ayu senator. By Peter Duru, Makurdi. Chief (Mrs) Rebecca Apedzan, pioneer Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Benue State, a former federal lawmaker and a Commissioner in the ...
  • Benue APC: How nomination of deputy governorship candidate end in stalemate - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Benue APC: How nomination of deputy governorship candidate end in stalemate
    Daily Post Nigeria
    Attempts by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to successfully nominate a candidate who will deputise Barr. Emmanuel Jime in the 2019 governorship election in Benue state has ended in stalemate.and more »
  • Benue to end multiple taxation, illegal revenue checks— Chairman - Vanguard

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    Benue to end multiple taxation, illegal revenue checks— Chairman
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    The Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) said plans were underway to end multiple taxation and unauthorised revenue collection in the state. taxation symbol. Its Executive Chairman, Mr Terzungwe Atser, disclosed this on Saturday in a meeting ...
  • Court sacks Benue APC lawmaker, orders refund of salaries, allowances - The Punch

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    Court sacks Benue APC lawmaker, orders refund of salaries, allowances
    The Punch
    After three years of legal battle over a legislative seat in the Benue State House of Assembly, the Appeal Court in Makurdi on Friday gave judgment in favour of Joseph Boko and ordered the immediate sack of Benjamin Nungwa, the occupant of the seat.and more »
  • Benue rape victim: CSOs, FIDA call for justice for Ochanya - The Punch

    Benue rape victim: CSOs, FIDA call for justice for Ochanya
    The Punch
    Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja. The Kogi State arm of the International Federation of Women Lawyers and a coalition of civil society organisations in the state have demanded that justice must be served in the case of Elizabeth Ochanya, a minor allegedly ...and more »
  • I led 3000 APC members to PDP – Benue SSG - The Punch

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    I led 3000 APC members to PDP – Benue SSG
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. The Secretary to the Benue State Government, Prof. Tony Ijohor, SAN, has said he recently led 3,000 All Progressives Congress members from his Gboko constituency to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Ijohor who stated this ...and more »
  • Justice Ka'kaan takes over as Benue new CJ - Vanguard

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    Justice Ka'kaan takes over as Benue new CJ
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    A new Chief Judge (CJ) for Benue, Justice Aondover Ka'Kaan, has been inaugurated. Judicial symbol for justice. 2019: Ortom panic as thousands dump PDP – APC. Aged 60, the new CJ now takes over from Justice Adam Onum, who retired from the state ...
    Benue State gets new Chief JudgeDaily Post Nigeria
    Benue gets new Chief JusticeThe Eagle Onlineall 2 news articles »
  • NANTS sensitizes Benue traders, farmers ahead of 2019 general elections - Vanguard

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    NANTS sensitizes Benue traders, farmers ahead of 2019 general elections
    Vanguard
    By Peter Duru, Makurdi. The National Association of Nigerian Traders, NANTS, has embarked on the sensitization of Benue traders and farmers on the need to vote the right candidates and also safeguard their votes in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
  • 2019: Akume, Buhari's Appointee, Jime Under Fire For ... - SaharaReporters.com

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    2019: Akume, Buhari's Appointee, Jime Under Fire For ...
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    We understand that the duo of Akume and Jime lied to the displaced persons that they were visiting the camp to give them relief materials, only for the IDPs to ...
    2019: Akume, Buhari's appointee, Jime under fire for campaigning at Benue IDPs campDaily Post Nigeria
    Benue govt raises alarm over herdsmen's planned attackThe Punch
    We'll resist plot by herdsmen to orchestrate leadership change in B
  • Benue community resolves on self-development - Daily Trust

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    Benue community resolves on self-development
    Daily Trust
    The people of Oko-Orokam in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State have resolved to intensify their self-help efforts to address the community's development challenges while awaiting government interventions. They made the resolution yesterday ...
  • Three killed as Benue rival cult groups clash - The Punch

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    Three killed as Benue rival cult groups clash
    The Punch
    John Charles. At least, three persons, including one Ochoche Iduh, who just completed his National Youth Service Corps a week ago, were killed during a clash between two rival cult groups, the Red and the Black, in Ojira, Otukpo town in the Otukpo ...
    3 shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in Otukpo, BenueDaily Post Nigeria
    Three shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in BenueTODAY.NGall 9 news articles »
  • PDP female aspirant recounts ordeal in Benue legislative primary - Vanguard

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    PDP female aspirant recounts ordeal in Benue legislative primary
    Vanguard
    For Barrister Aida-Nath Ogwuche, Benue State House of Assembly female aspirant for Ogbadibo Constituency in Zone C in the 2018 primary election of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), the event has come and gone but the memories lives on. From all ...
    Alleged irregularities in PDP primaries not true -Benue legislative candidateDaily Trustall 2 news articles »
  • Even in death, Ochanya must have justice, Benue women cry ... - Vanguard

    Vanguard
    Even in death, Ochanya must have justice, Benue women cry ...
    Vanguard
    Just 13, an expected journey to life turned one for death. Ochanya Ogbuja was only five when her mother passed on. She was given out to her mother's sister to ...
    Court remands Benue lecturer in custody for rape of 13-year-oldThe Punch
    NMA demands justice in case of raped Benue teenage-girl OchanyaDaily Trust
    Benue govt. demands justice for late sex-abuse victimDaily Sun
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  • Benue Communities Commend Military for Return of Peace - THISDAY Newspapers

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    Benue Communities Commend Military for Return of Peace
    THISDAY Newspapers
    By George Okoh in Makurdi. Residents of Logo, Guma and Gwer Local Government Areas of Benue State have commended the joint Nigeria military operation Whirl Stroke for the return of peace and resettlement of thousands of displaced victims of ...
  • NIWA confirms 11 dead, 7 missing in Benue boat mishap - Pulse Nigeria

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    NIWA confirms 11 dead, 7 missing in Benue boat mishap
    Pulse Nigeria
    The Organisation which made the confirmation in a statement in Lokoja said that 12 of the passengers in the ill fated boat were also rescued by divers. Published: 26.10.2018; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN. Print; eMail ...
    NIWA confirms 11 dead, seven missing in Benue boat mishapThe Eagle Onlineall 13 news articles »
  • Benue govt raises alarm over herdsmen's planned attack - The Punch

    The Punch
    Benue govt raises alarm over herdsmen's planned attack
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Friday raised the alarm that herdsmen have threatened to unleash fresh attacks in Benue State. In a statement issued by the governor's Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, the herdsmen had ...
    We'll resist plot by herdsmen to orchestrate leadership change in Benue – BYFVanguard
    2019: Akume, Buhari's appointee, Jime under fire for campaigning at Benu
  • Herdsmen crisis: over 400 victims treated in Benue State University Teaching Hospital – CMD - Vanguard

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    Herdsmen crisis: over 400 victims treated in Benue State University Teaching Hospital – CMD
    Vanguard
    By Peter Duru, Makurdi. Indications emerged yesterday that over 400 persons had so far received treatment at the Benue State University Teaching Hospital, BSUTH, following attacks on Benue communities by militant herdsmen from the beginning of the year ...
  • Bullets rain in Ugbokolo as robbers attack Benue Poly students ... - Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post Nigeria
    Bullets rain in Ugbokolo as robbers attack Benue Poly students ...
    Daily Post Nigeria
    Heavily armed gunmen Friday morning raided some students of Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, carting away their valuables and food items. DAILY POST ...and more »
  • Killings in Kaduna, Zamfara, Plateau, Benue fuelled by abuse of social media — NSA - Vanguard

    Vanguard
    Killings in Kaduna, Zamfara, Plateau, Benue fuelled by abuse of social media — NSA
    Vanguard
    By Kingsley Omonobi. Abuja—National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (retd), said yesterday, that intelligence findings have revealed that several of the crises and killings taking place in the country, particularly Kaduna, Zamfara ...and more »
  • Eighteen die in Benue boat accident - The Punch

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    Eighteen die in Benue boat accident
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. No fewer than eighteen people were reported drowned when a boat capsized in the River Buruku in Benue State on Wednesday night. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Sources from the area told our ...
    24 die in Benue, Lafia boat mishapsVanguard
    20 dead in Benue boat accidentThe Nation Newspaper
    40 feared dead in Benue boat tragedy - The Sun NigeriaDaily Sun
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  • Police kill 3 hoodlums in Benue - Daily Trust

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    Police kill 3 hoodlums in Benue
    Daily Trust
    The Police in Benue State have killed three hoodlums suspected to be involved in an armed robbery operation at ZakiBiam town in Ukum Local Government Area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Moses Joel Yamu, said on Thursday in ...
  • 2300 youth corps members take oath in Benue - Daily Trust

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    2300 youth corps members take oath in Benue
    Daily Trust
    At least 2300 corp members on Thursday took oath of allegiance to participate in the 2018 Batch C Stream I National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Benue State. ADVERTISEMENT. The ceremony which was performed by Governor Samuel Ortom, held at ...and more »
  • Benue teaching hospital gets N450m to fix facilities - The Punch

    Benue teaching hospital gets N450m to fix facilities
    The Punch
    John Charles Makurdi. Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, has received N450m from the Hospital Assist Nigeria to enhance its services. AdChoices. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Prof.
  • Boundary dispute: Umahi warns Benue govt over clashes with ... - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Boundary dispute: Umahi warns Benue govt over clashes with ...
    Daily Post Nigeria
    The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Wednesday urged the government of Benue State not to allow the activities of hoodlums in their area to.and more »
  • Lecturer commits suicide in Benue - The Punch

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    Lecturer commits suicide in Benue
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. A Professor of Biological Science at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Frank Onyezili, has committed suicide. Our correspondent learnt that the lecturer, who left a note behind, may have taken his life due to ...
    University professor, Frank Onyezili commits suicide in BenueDaily Post Nigeria
    University Don Kills Self In BenueNaija News
    Professor commits suicide in BenueGuardian (blog)all 15 news articles&
  • Salary arrears: Benue workers'll vote Ortom, says aide - The Punch

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    Salary arrears: Benue workers'll vote Ortom, says aide
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. The Special Adviser to Benue State Governor on Labour Matters, Chief Ode Enyi, on Tuesday, declared that whether the salary arrears of civil servants were paid or not, workers in the state would still vote Ortom in the ...
    Benue government debunks media report of N33 billion LG funds stolenLegit.ngall 4 news articles »
  • Rainfalls helping criminals hide in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – Military - The Punch

    Rainfalls helping criminals hide in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – Military
    The Punch
    Olaleye Aluko, Abuja. The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, through Operation Whirl Stroke, said on Tuesday that armed groups were still hiding in hinterlands in Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states as a result of the rainfalls and rough terrain. AdChoices.and more »
  • Benue IDPs returning home, says military - The Punch

    Benue IDPs returning home, says military
    The Punch
    John Charles, Makurdi. Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons in Benue State have returned to their ancestral homes after some of the displaced persons had spent 10 months in the camps. Over 180,000 persons were officially announced to have been ...
  • Benue govt speaks on alleged missing N33bn LG funds - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Benue govt speaks on alleged missing N33bn LG funds
    Daily Post Nigeria
    The Benue State Government has reacted to a report that over N33bn funds belonging to local government areas in the state were stolen in three years. The state described the report as malicious, misleading and fallacious. Ahangba Ayati, Information ...
  • Military issues ultimatum to militia groups to vacate Benue, Taraba - Daily Post Nigeria

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    Military issues ultimatum to militia groups to vacate Benue, Taraba
    Daily Post Nigeria
    Authorities of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have instructed all militia groups terrorizing residents of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa to vacate the states or risk forceful eviction before December.
    Military gives militia December to vacate Benue, Taraba, NasarawaVanguard
    Vacate Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa by December, Military warns militiaPulse Nigeria
    Military gives militia deadline to vacate B
  • Why majority of Benue residents oppose Buhari's re-election –Gov Ortom - The Punch

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    Why majority of Benue residents oppose Buhari's re-election –Gov Ortom
    The Punch
    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has revealed why 'the majority' of Benue residents are opposed to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. While explaining that the people of the state have 'nothing against Fulani people' as it is being ...
    2019: What Buhari did to Benue people – Gov OrtomDaily Post Nigeria
    Benue people not against Fulani – Ortom - Local - Pulse.ngPul
  • Troops kill 12 militia, one soldier missing in Benue - The Punch

    The Punch
    Troops kill 12 militia, one soldier missing in Benue
    The Punch
    John Charles. The force commandant of Operation Whirl Stroke, Maj-Gen Adeyemi Yekini, on Saturday, said troops killed 12 gang members of the most wanted terrorist in Benue, Terwase Akwaza aka 'Gana', in an operation in the Ukum Local Government ...
    Gana's wife, 12 others killed by Nigerian military in BenueDaily Post Nigeria
    Soldiers kill Ghana's wife in BenueDaily Trust
    Wife of Benue militia leader, 12 others killed
  • Policeman, 3 others killed as armed men invade Benue community - Vanguard

    Vanguard
    Policeman, 3 others killed as armed men invade Benue community
    Vanguard
    By Peter Duru. Makurdi—A Police officer and three others were, yesterday, reportedly killed in a bloody shoot-out when known gunmen attacked Tse- Ujondo, Mechanic site and Tse-Uvia, Zaki Biam town in Ukum local government area of Benue State.
    Gunmen invade Benue town, kill policeman, three othersThe Punch
    Several dead as police, Shitile militia exchange bullets in Benue communityDaily Post Nigeria
    1 police, 2

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