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Governor Ortom Asks Military To Release 40 Suspects Arrested After Gana Was Killed In Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom has asked military authorities to release the 40 militias who were arrested after their leader, Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Gana was killed. The Benue state Governor who said this after a five-hour security meeting at the Government House Makurdi on Friday September 11, also called for the release of some official vehicles purportedly […]

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COVID-19: Benue Assembly Passes Highly Infectious Diseases Bill, Lists Provisions

Benue State House of Assembly has passed the State Highly Infectious Diseases (Emergency, Prevention and Management) Bill, 2020. The clauses were considered in committee of the whole chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Christopher Adaji, NAN reports. House Committee Chairman Health and Human Services, Joseph Okponya, led the debate. Okponya said it would prevent and contain […]

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Army Didn’t Learn From Murder Of Boko Haram Founder – Suswam On The Killing Of Wanted Benue Militia Leader, Gana

Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has reacted to the killing of Terwase Akwaza a.k.a Gana, said to be the most wanted criminal in the state. In a statement released on Wednesday September 9, Suswam stated that security operatives are yet to learn their lesson from the crisis triggered by the killing of Mohammed […]

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Gana, The Wanted Militia Killed In Benue State

Wanted Militia Leader Gana Is Dead! The Commander of the Four Special Forces command, Doma local government area, Brigadier General Maude Ali Gadzama on Tuesday confirmed to Channels Television via telephone the killing of Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana. According to a report on channelsTV blog, Gadzama revealed Gana was killed on Tuesday evening in a […]

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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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