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February, 2020

  • 4 February

    Court Declares RUGA, Cattle Colony Illegal 

    A Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, on Monday, declared the federal government policy, plan, or proclamation to establish RUGA Settlement and cattle colonies in Benue State as unwarranted, unlawful and unconstitutional. Read Also: Video: SARS Operatives Rescue Kidnapped Victims In Abia Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon, delivering judgment in the suit filed …

December, 2019

November, 2019

  • 23 November

    Family Of Three Found Dead In Benue

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    The Benue State Police Command, on Friday, confirmed the discovery of three corpses of a family in their house, located in the North-Bank area of Makurdi, the state capital. Catherine Anene, spokesperson of the command, who confirmed the tragic incident, said investigations were ongoing to reveal the cause of death. …

  • 8 November

    Pope Appoints Nigerian Priest As ‘Chaplain of His Holiness’

    Pope Francis has formally announced the appointment of a Nigerian priest, Rev. Fr. Stephen Beba, as ‘Chaplain of His Holiness.’ His Eminence, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, made the announcement during the 25th Priestly Anniversary of the Catholic Bishop of Makurdi, Most Rev. Wilfred Anagbe, in Makurdi, the Benue …

September, 2019

  • 16 September

    Man Loses Wife, Three Children In Fatal Accident

    A man from Benue State, Tervershima Jebe, has reportedly lost his wife and three children in a fatal accident on Sunday. Jebe’s wife and children were said to be travelling in a bus belonging to the state-owned transport company, Benue Links, when the accident occurred. Read Also: See Lovely Photo Of …

August, 2019

  • 27 August

    Seven Remanded For Cultism

    Two Men Docked For Assaulting IKEDC Worker

    A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Tuesday, ordered the remand of seven men, over  alleged membership of an unlawful society. The court said they should be kept in prison pending legal advice. The suspects are; Kater Monyo, Ngutswen Eric, Terver Therese, Shater Orduen, Terver Faki, Igbalagh Aondosoo and Sunday Avon. …

June, 2019

  • 8 June

    My Wife Slept With Our Pastor, Man Tells Court

    Man Bags Two Months Jail For Burglary

    Tertsea, Daagu, a member of the NKST Church in Benue State, has accused a Pastor of the Church, Terlanga Unongu, of having an affair with his wife, Wandoo Daagu. Daagu told an Upper Area Court in Makurdi during his defense, in a divorce case brought against him by his wife. …

March, 2019

  • 24 March

    Tambuwal Wins Re-election As Sokoto Governor

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Aminu Tambuwal, the incumbent governor, as winner of the governorship election in Sokoto state. Governor Tambuwal, who contested under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was re-elected after he won the supplementary election conducted by INEC on Saturday. The supplementary …

  • 23 March

    2019 Polls: INEC Conducts Supplementary Guber Elections In Five States Today

    All is set as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on Saturday (today) conduct supplementary governorship elections in five states of the federation in continuation of the 2019 general elections. The polls were rescheduled after the governorship elections in Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau, Sokoto, and Adamawa states were declared …

  • 15 March

    Benue Guber Re-run: Ortom, Mark, Suswam To Serve As PDP Polling Agents

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has listed several of its top members in Benue State, including Governor Samuel Ortom, to serve as polling agents and returning officers for the supplementary governorship elections on March 23. The list for the PDP’s polling agents and returning officers for the re-run poll as …

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