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46-Year-Old Man Arrested For Impregnating 14-Year-Old Maid In Benue

A 46-year-old motorcyclist identified as Sunday Alexander has been arrested for impregnating his 14-year-old house help. The father of 5 who was accused of forcefully having carnal knowledge of the girl several times in June 2020, was arrested after an activist, Mrs Julie Okoh reported the case to Otukpo Police Station. Alexander’s wife also confessed […]

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Governor Ortom’s CPS Applauds Benue Youth Football Talents

Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Mr. Terver Akase says his principal will continue to support talent hunt initiatives that seek to give Benue youths opportunities to realize their dreams. Mr Akase stated this today at Railway Quarters Makurdi during the final game of a football tournament organised by Dunamis International Gospel Centre, […]

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Benue lawmaker remanded in prison custody

Benue Lawmaker Remanded In Prison Custody Over Criminal Conspiracy & Kidnapping

The lawmaker representing Katsina-Ala East state constituency in the Benue State House of Assembly, Jonathan Agbidye has been remanded in prison over an alleged criminal conspiracy and kidnapping. Agbidye and one Denen Zuamo of Katsina-Ala town who he was remanded in prison with after being arraigned before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court on Friday August […]

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Four Herders Charged With Terrorism In Benue State

Four herders identified as Haruna Haruna, Hassan Abubakar, Husseni Musa and Mohammed Abubakar on Tuesday August 18, appeared before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on charges of criminal conspiracy, kidnapping and acts of terrorism. Prosecution counsel Hyacinth Gbakor who revealed that the case was transferred from the Area Command Headquarters, Otukpo for further investigation, […]

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Court Remands Man, 27, For Armed Robbery In Benue

A Benue State Upper Area Court sitting in Makurdi, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of a 27-year-old man, John Agada, in police custody. The police had charged Agada, who lives at Ampia, Rice Mill area of Otukpo for alleged criminal conspiracy and armed robbery. The police prosecutor, Sergeant Veronica Shaagee, told the court that on […]

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Governor Ortom Mourns As At Least 21 Persons Are Feared Dead In Benue Boat Mishap

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathized with families of the victims who drowned when the boat they were travelling in sank while crossing River Benue. The Governor described the incident as painful and unfortunate. He particularly condoled with ECAN Church, Ijaha, Makurdi Local Government Area. The ill-fated boat was conveying mainly members of the […]

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Family Denies Rumor That Makeup Artist Deborah Was Poisoned At Her Birthday Party Over An IPhone 11, Gives Reasons To Her Death

Deborah Tushima, the makeup artist who allegedly slumped and died on Saturday, July 4, during her birthday celebration, did not die of poisoning, her family member has said. Deborah is currently the number one trending topic on Twitter as people express shock over her sudden death on her birthday. According to screenshots of a chat […]

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