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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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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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Man Claims To Have Recieved N3.1bn From Former Benue State Gov. Suswam

  An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s star witness, on Friday, alleged that Gabriel Suswam, former Governor of Benue State, transferred N3.1 billion into his account. Mr Abubakar Umar, an Abuja-based Bureau De Change (BDC) Operator, told Justice Okon Abang at the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the money was transferred through a company, […]

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