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21 Feared Dead As Boat Sinks In Benue

No fewer than 21 people are feared dead after a canoe they were travelling in capsized in River Benue. The boat was conveying mainly members of the ECAN Church Ijaha in Makurdi Local Government Area to a meeting across the river when it sank at Kwaghtan Sule in Guma LGA on Sunday, July 5. According […]

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Soldiers Reportedly kill 2 Attackers In Benue State

Soldiers of the Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) early on Thursday reportedly killed two attackers on a boundary location between Benue and Nasarawa States. It was gathered that the troops also recovered some dangerous weapons from the attackers who allegedly had on Wednesday evening invaded Tse-Torkula community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. Locals […]

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COVID-19: Benue cases Rises To 35

The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 said that confirmed cases of infected people in the state have risen to 35. Secretary of the Committee and Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Sunday Ongbabo, made the disclosure to some newsmen in Makurdi. He disclosed that 11 of the total number of people confirmed to […]

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Akume, Mike Mku Clash At Tor Tiv Son’s Wedding In Benue State

The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, George Akume, on Thursday, refuted allegations that he “violently assaulted” the Chairman of the Board of Benue Investment and Property Company, BBIPC, Chief Mike Mku. Mku had alleged that the Minister physically assaulted him during the wedding ceremony of Benue’s paramount ruler, Tor Tiv, HRM Prof. James […]

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SAD: Benue State University Student Shot Dead By Suspected Cultists One Month To Graduation

Suspected cultists on Monday night killed a final year student of the Benue State University (BSU) in Makurdi. It was gathered that the incident happened at about 7:30pm at Gyado villa, a Makurdi suburb close to the university community. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Benue Command, DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident and identified […]

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