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September, 2018

September, 2017

  • 7 September

    Flooding: FG To Dredge River Benue

    Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said the Federal Government would give priority to the dredging of River Benue to avert future flooding in Benue state. Osinbajo who visited the state Wednesday to assess the destruction caused by flood explained that Federal Government would also ensure opening of water …

January, 2017

  • 29 January

    Mother of Two Jumps Into River, Dies Over MMM Disappointment

    By Ola Adeola A mother of two has killed herself in Benue State after failing to recoup her investment in the Mavrodi Mondial Money box (MMM). The woman, Gloria Samson, according to Tribune, invested N400,000 loan she had obtained into the ponzi scheme. The deceased reportedly bade her children farewell …

October, 2015

  • 27 October

    River Benue Overflows Its Banks, Damages 300 Houses

    Many Residents of Makurdi, the Benue state capital have been rendered homeless by a sudden rise in water level of River Benue. The flood destroyed over 300 houses, sweeping away property worth millions of naira. The worst hit communities are Wurukum, Wadata Rice Mill, Agboughoul, Utebe and Gydo Villa. A …

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