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Troops parade bandits, armourer, weapons

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States, have paraded 19 suspects arrested in different parts of the states for various offences bordering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

Suspects: We supply arms to politicians during general elections

Troops of Operations Whirl Stroke operating in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa States for various offences bothering on armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

JTF parades 19 suspected armed bandits, kidnappers, arms dealers

Troops of the joint military/paramilitary Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) in Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States have arrested 19 suspects in different parts of Benue and Nasarawa for various offences, including armed banditry, kidnapping and weapons supply.

Military invasion: Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion compensation

Victims of the 2001 military invasion in Benue State are to pocket N8billion as compensation for the various degrees of losses during the deadly attacks that took place about 18 years ago.

Court orders central bank to pay Benue communities N8 billion over 2001 military invasion

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Death toll rises to nine in Benue attacks

The Police Command in Benue on Sunday said the death toll from Saturday’s gunmen attack on mourners in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of the state has risen to nine.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Monarch, scores of mourners killed by gunmen in Benue

A traditional ruler, Chief Tersoo Mbagir, and 30 others, including mourners, were feared dead in a bloody weekend attack on Tongov village close to Amaafu town and Mbasar Gasema community in Katsina Ala local government area of Benue State.

Police: Gunmen attack mourners in Benue, kill four

The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area.
Kidnap Victim

Police: Kidnapped college provost regains freedom in Benue

The Police Command in Benue on Friday said the kidnapped Provost of College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo, has regained freedom.
Kidnap Victim

Benue college provost kidnapped

Benue Police Command said, yesterday, that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Mr. Tsavwua Gborigyo.

Benue government to start disconnection of illegal water supplies

Benue State Government on Tuesday said it would start disconnection of all illegal water connections in the state.

Tension as suspected militia group kills two Tiv students, one other in Taraba

The crisis between Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups in Wukari local government area of Taraba State has taken a different dimension.
Abu King Shuluwa

King Shuluwa: Ruga project cannot work in Benue

Traditional Ruler in charge of Ukum, Katsina-Ala and Logo local government areas of Benue State popularly known as Sankera area, His Royal Highness, Chief Abu King Shuluwa (Tor Sankera 1) has said that the suspended Ruga project cannot work in Benue state because Benue does not have enough land.
Federal University Wukari

Lecturer, students killed as suspected militias invade university in Taraba

Academic activities have been put on hold at the Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, following an invasion by the suspected Jukun militias that led to the killing of two students from Benue and a lecturer of the institution on Tuesday.
Benin Market

Foodstuff dealers protest extortion by agric quarantine service

Members of Foodstuff Dealers Association of Nigeria have protested “multiple checkpoints erected on the country’s highways by officials of Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS,” saying such posts were serving as extortion points.
Titus Uba

Benue Assembly: Titus Uba re-elected speaker unopposed

Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, was returned unopposed as Speaker of the ninth Assembly after a motion of nomination was moved by Terkaa Ucha representing Tiev State Constituency and seconded by Agnes Uloko representing Ado state constituency.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnappers refuse to release Abuja doctor, son after receiving ransom

Unknown kidnappers have refused to release, Benedict Audu, a medical doctor practising in Abuja, and two others two months after receiving N7 million ransom for their release.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Food dealers petition minister, police chief over extortion

Food stuff dealers in Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged extortion from their members nationwide by workers attached to Federal Quarantine Service Post at Orokam, Makurdi and Katsina Ala, Benue state.

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