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N3.5bn Salary Fraud Uncovered In Benue’s Payroll

A total of N3.514 billion salary fraud has been uncovered on the Benue State Civil Service payroll following the ongoing verification exercise to ascertain the over bloated wage of the state. The latest finding was contained in the phase II report of the Salary Verification Committee headed by a retired permanent secretary, Tersegha Ikyaabo, and […]

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Over 5000 People Render Homeless, 400 Children Sack From School In Fresh Herdsmen Attack In Benue

Suspected herdsmen have rendered no fewer than 5,000 residents of Mbatoho Chile community, an Island close to Benue State Government House, of Makurdi local government homeless following a fresh attack. The attack took place despite the commencement of Exercise Ayem A’ Kpatuma by the military to check the incursion of herdsmen into parts of Benue […]

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Benue Youths Speak On ‘Operation Cat Race’

Benue Youth Leaders, under the platform of Benue Youth Movement for Good Governance, have reacted to the ongoing Military Exercise in Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa, Taraba and Kaduna States under the name: Operation Ayem Akpatuma. The group said it believed that with the Military Exercise ongoing, both the militias and the violent herders unleashing terror on […]

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President Buhari Reveals Why He Rejected Proposal Bill Of Peace Corps

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he ejected the proposed bill establishing Peace Corps of Nigeria. Buhari’s explanation was contained in a letter read during plenary on Tuesday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. In the letter, Buhari cited security concerns and financial burden of funding the organisation by the government […]

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