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July, 2020

  • 6 July

    Benue Varsity Deputy VC Dies After Contracting COVID-19

    Professor Godwin Achinge, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the Benue State University, Makurdi, has died. Achinge, who was also the Vice-Chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, died on Sunday after he tested positive for the virus. It was learnt that the scholar died at an undisclosed hospital in …

  • 4 July

    Ortom’s Wife, Son Test Positive For COVID-19

    Eunice Ortom, wife of Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State, and her son have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In a statement she signed on Friday, the First Lady of Benue State also confirmed that some of her staff have also tested positive for the virus. She said …

  • 3 July

    Benue Varsity VC Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Professor Msugh Moses Kembe, Vice-Chancellor of Benue State University, Makurdi, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read Also: UCTH Confirms Five COVID-19 Cases In Cross River Kemble disclosed this in a statement posted on his verified Facebook page on Thursday. According to the vice-chancellor, the result of his test …

June, 2020

  • 24 June

    EFCC Arraigns Man For N1.9 Million Fraud

    The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned one Damian Oragbai Terhemba, before Justice M. A. Ikpambese, of the Benue State High Court, in Makurdi, on a one-count charge bordering on misappropriation of funds to the tune of N1.906 million. According to the …

  • 18 June

    Benue Deputy Speaker, Clerk Arraigned For Alleged N5m Fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office on Wednesday arraigned Deputy Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Christopher Adaji, and the Clerk of the house, Torese Agena, before Justice S. O. Itodo, of the Benue State High Court, Makurdi, for their complicity in an alleged fraud …

  • 15 June

    Herdsmen Kill Nine In Benue


    At least nine persons have been killed and several others injured, after suspected herdsmen attacked Agatu community in Benue State. Read Also: Why Aisha Buhari Stopped Speaking Out – Aide The attack occurred on Sunday in Adana. The incident was said to have followed an allegation by herdsmen, that residents of …

  • 8 June

    Man Rapes Seven-year-old Girl Inside Church Premises

    The Benue State police command said it has arrested a man identified as Patrick Onoja Igah, for allegedly raping a 7-year-old girl inside the 7th Wonder Church premises, in Owukpa area of the state. Read Also: My Father’ll Contest 2023 Presidential Election – Atiku’s Son DSP Catherine Anene Sewuese, the command’s …

  • 4 June

    Two NAF Officers Test Positive For  COVID-19

    Two officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Read Also: Reps Reject Castration As Penalty For Rape Samuel Ortom, governor of the state, made the announcement on Wednesday, while releasing new guidelines on the easing of restrictions in …

May, 2020

  • 31 May

    PDP Records Clean Sweep Of Benue LG Election


    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dominated the local government council election held in Benue State on Saturday, winning all the 23 chairmanship seats in the state. Read Also: Fish Out Killers Of UNIBEN 100-Level Student, Obaseki Orders Police The PDP also recorded a clean sweep of all the 276 available councilorship positions …

  • 30 May

    Benue To Conduct Chairmanship, Councillorship Elections Despite COVID-19 Outbreak

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    The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission, has insisted that it will go ahead to conduct elections into chairmanship and councillorship positions on Saturday (today), despite the coronavirus outbreak in the country. Read Also: Nigeria Needs An Insane Leader – Alao-Akala According to Channels Television, chairman of the state electoral body, Loko …

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