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Lobi Stars deserve continental ticket – coach

Lobi Star of Makurdi Coach Gbenga Ogunbote says he’s trusting the management to protect the interest of club as stakeholders edge closer to final resolution for the 2019-2020 season.
Three suspected bank fraudsters including a bank security guard have been nabbed by the agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

EFCC arrest bank security, two others for ATM swaps fraud

Three suspected bank fraudsters including a bank security guard have been nabbed by the agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

ICPC tracks 67 constituency projects in Nasarawa

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday said it has started tracking 67 selected constituency projects in Nasarawa State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC docks Benue deputy speaker, clerk for alleged N5 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has 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 totalling N5, 040,950 (Five Million, Forty Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty Naira only).
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Benue confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 35

The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 yesterday said that confirmed cases of infected people in the state have risen to 35.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Benue records 35 coronavirus cases, discharges 11

Benue state government has declared that the number of persons who have so far tested positive to the COVID-19 virus in the state is 35 in number.
Anene Sewuese Catherine

Police confirm three killed in suspected herdsmen attack in Benue

The Police Command in Benue, on Sunday, confirmed that suspected herdsmen attacked and killed three persons at Adama village in Agatu Local Government Area of the state.

Benue taskforce intercepts tanker loaded with almajiris, motorcycles

The state COVID-19 member explained that the tanker which was not carrying any consignment of oil was found with 11 motorcycles strapped to its body while seven persons suspected to be destitutely known as almajiris were found stowed in its passenger hold.

Benue council polls: PDP sweeps all chairmanship, councillorship positions

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state has won the chairmanship positions in all the 23 local government areas (LGAs) as well as the 276 councillorship positions in the state at the council polls held on Saturday.

Benue council conducts councils election in 276 wards

Local government election was Saturday held peacefully across the 276 council wards of Benue state with a large turn out of voters in the urban and rural areas.

Benue council polls: Governor Ortom votes, urges voters to leave after voting

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday advised people who turned out to vote in the state Local Government Council elections on Saturday to leave the polling units as soon as they voted to guard against the spread of COVID-19.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC vows to boycott Benue councils poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said it will not participate in the May 30 local government councils election in Benue.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Eid-El-Fitri: Police warn against opening of worship, event centers in Benue

The Benue state command of the Nigeria Police has warned worship centers as well as owners of event centers against opening their premises during the Sallah period.

Benue governor clears air on ‘move to dump PDP for APC’

Reports that the Benue State Governor, Dr Samuel Ortom, and a former governor of the state, Gabriel Suswam, have made all necessary arrangements to decamp to the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been debunked and tagged baseless.

Benue governor signs executive order against violators of coronavirus safety measures

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has signed an executive order to ensure the prosecution of anyone caught violating the safety measures put in place to safeguard the health and protection of Benue people from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor rescinds order allowing religious activities, markets

Gov. Samuel Ortom has rescinded the order allowing Churches and Mosques in Benue to reopen for religious activities.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraigns woman for ‘diversion’ of N1.4 million grains funds in Benue

Police Command in Benue on Tuesday arraigned one Mrs Christiana Iortim, 38, before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal breach of trust.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of Benue businessman

The Police Command in Benue on Sunday confirmed the abduction of Mr. Emmanuel Nwankwo, a businessman.

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The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Ray Hushpuppi faces 20 years in US prison

The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, Friday said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, popularly known as Hushpuppi on Social Media, made a court appearance in Chicago Friday, and will be transferred to Los Angeles, where his trial for conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in cybercrime proceeds would begin in the coming weeks.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

FBI: Hushpuppi attempted to dupe Premier League club of £100 million

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, on Friday made his first court appearance in an American court where the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleged that he attempted to dupe an English Premier League football club of £100m (N48.4bn).
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
The management of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.

FCE Osiele shuts down after a health worker dies of coronavirus

The management of the Federal College of Education , Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.