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APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 120 suspected cultists in Benue

The Benue State Police Command says it has arrested 120 suspected cultists in Otukpo, Makurdi and other parts of the state.

Four reportedly killed in Makurdi cult clash

No fewer than four persons were, on Monday night, reportedly killed during a clash between rival cult groups, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Suspected cultists kill four in Benue

Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
Nigeria Police

Monarch arrested as land dispute claims two lives in Benue

Benue State Police Command, on Wednesday, said it had arrested a traditional ruler in Ugboji community, in Edikwu district of Apa Local Government Area of Benue State, Chief Adanu Simon, over a land dispute that claimed two people’s lives.
Nigeria Police

Police: We won’t allow weapons on campaign grounds

With the commencement of political campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Benue State Police Command has said that it would not allow weapons such as knives, guns and the likes on campaign grounds.

Police warns Benue people against thuggery, vote buying

The Police in Benue State on Friday warned residents in all parts of the state to desist from thuggery, vote buying/selling and other forms of social ills capable of disrupting peaceful coexistence as the 2019 elections draws closer.

Police kill suspected robber dressed in army uniform

The police in Benue State have gunned down a suspected armed robber in Tse Pevkyaa, Ngban village in Guma Local Government Area of the state.

Two university students killed in Benue cult clashes

Cult clashes between rival cult groups have claimed the lives of two students of the Benue State University (BSU) in the last few days, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

Nursing mother, 3 others arrested for child theft in Benue

A nursing mother and three other accomplices were paraded by the Police in Benue State on Wednesday for their alleged involvement in several child thefts within the state.

Policeman, two others killed in gunfight in Benue

A policeman and two civilians were killed on Thursday when security forces engaged suspected militias in a gun duel in Benue State.
Nigeria Police

Police accuse Benue politicians of arming thugs

The Benue State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ene Okon, has lamented that the increasing spate at which politicians were arming thugs was causing proliferation of arms in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Gunmen kill policeman, five others in fresh Benue attack

Unidentified gunmen have stormed Okpoga, the traditional headquarter of Okpokwu local government area of Benue state killing six persons including a police sergeant.

2019: Benue CP warns politicians against arming thugs

As campaigns for the 2019 elections begin to heat up, the Commissioner of Police in charge of Benue State, Ene Okon, has warned politicians against arming thugs with prohibited arms to cause mayhem or cause injury to opponents or innocent citizens.

Five feared dead in suspected militia attack on Benue community

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the death of five persons in Ukum Council area of the state after an attack launched by unknown gunmen.

Mother of three dies during childbirth in Bakassi IDP camp

A widower, Mr. Asuquo Etim, whose wife died during childbirth at Bakassi internally-displaced persons, IDP, Camp at Government Secondary School, Akwa Ikot Eyo Edem, Akpabuyo Local Government Area, of Cross River State, has called on the government to assist in providing casket for her burial.

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An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

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