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Benue commissioner of health, Emmanuel Ikwulono is dead

The Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ikwulono is dead. He was sworn in to office on August 5, 2020, barely...

Truck crushes two varsity lecturers, five others to death in Benue

A truck has crushed two university lecturers, five other persons to death around Gbatse community in Ushongo Council of Benue State. The Guardian gathered that...

Jukun youths support Gana’s killling, chide Tivs for joining issues with Army

The Federation of Jukun Youths has lambasted Tiv Youths for joining issues with the Army over the killing of Benue wanted gang leader Terwase...

Most wanted criminal in Benue, Gana, killed by soldiers

Soldiers on Tuesday arrested Benue State most wanted militia kingpin, Terwase Akwasa, popularly known as “Gana” near Yandev roundabout in Gboko Local Government Area of the state.

Army commander crushed to death in Makurdi

A drunken driver has knocked down the Commanding Officer, 2 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna, Lt. Col. Abraham Gbileve, in Markudi, Benue State.

Benue lecturer arraigned for allegedly raping 13-yr-old girl to death

Senior lecturer with Benue Sate Polytechnic Ugbokolo Andrew Ogbuja has been arraigned before a state High Court in Makurdi for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje to death.

How retired Benue Judge used maid to hide N840m in bank – ICPC

In an exparte motion, it filed for an order of interim forfeiture of the fund, ICPC, alleged that the retired Judge, had while in service, lodged huge sums of money in the fixed deposit account she operated in the name of her maid.

Middle Belt Forum faults Ortom, Ishaku over rejection of Ruga ranching initiative

The Concerned Middle Belt Citizens Forum (CMBCF) has faulted Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, for kicking against the planned Ruga settlement for pastoral herders.

Suspected Tiv militia storm Jukun settlement, kill many, set houses ablaze

Suspected Tiv militia from Benue state has attacked Rafin Kada town in Taraba state and killed many people.

Hunger kills eight in Benue IDPs camp in 5 months

Eight people have died at the Mbawa Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Benue State between January and May 2019.
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