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Benue rerun: Soldiers avert violence in Okpokwu

The quick intervention of soldiers at about 12 noon on Saturday averted an erupting violence at Okwungaga polling unit, located in Ugbokolo town of Okpokwu Local Government area of Benue State.

Septuagenarian killed in Benue as police arrest six suspected cultists

The Benue State police command on Thursday confirmed the killing of a 70-year-old man by gunmen in Ugbokolo town, Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.

NMA demands justice for the late Ochanya Ogbanje

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has urged the Federal Government to ensure that justice was done for late Miss Ochanya Ogbanje, allegedly raped by father and son in Gboko, Benue.

Three shot dead as suspected cult groups clash in Benue

Three persons, including one Ochoche Dickson Iduh, who just completed his NYSC program has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Adoka/Ojira Streets, Otukpo, Benue State in the wee hours of Friday.

NAPTIP: Raping of minors, abuse of helpless Nigerian children must stop

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says unpleasant raping of minors and abuse of helpless Nigerian children in the country must stop.

Lecturer remanded for allegedly defiling housemaid

A Makurdi Upper Area Court on Monday remanded a senior lecturer at the Department of Catering and Hotel Management, Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old housemaid.

President Buhari: I’m not aware that IGP did not spend 24 hours in Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is not aware that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, did not heed his instruction in Benue state.

President Buhari: Federal govt deeply concerned about Benue attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that government was deeply worried about the incessant attacks on Benue’s rural communities, and vowed to end the menace “very soon”.

2019: Senator Mark charges Nigerians to ‘change the change’

Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has charged Nigerians to get their voters cards to change the change in the forthcoming general elections.

Ex-Minister Abba Moro to bury wife on March 9

The remains of Mrs Veronica Linda Moro, wife of the former Minister of the Interior, Abba Moro, will be buried on Friday, March 9, 2018 in Effa, Ugbokolo, Okpokwu Local Government Area, Benue State.

Former Minister Abba Moro loses wife

Mrs. Moro died at the early hours of Tuesday, February 20 in Abuja after a brief illness, Moro’s former Personal Assistant, Bar John said on Wednesday..

Abuja Airport to get independent power system

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the federal executive council (FEC) has approved an independent power system for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.

Federal govt approves independent power contract for Abuja airport

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the contract for the provision of independent power supply (at N61 per kilowatt/hour) to the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja.

Governor Ortom commends Benue Christians for backing anti-open grazing law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has commended Christians in the state for throwing their weight behind the implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing And Ranches Establishment Law.

I won’t allow political enemies come between me and Senator Akume – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he would never allow political enemies drive a wedge between him and Sen. George Akume in the state.

Murder suspect confessed to killing motorcycle owner

A notorious armed robbery kingpin, identified as Vincent Adoyi, currently in police net for the murder of some police officers in Ugbokolo of Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, has been fingered in the murder of a motorcycle owner.

Benue police arrest suspected member of police killer’s gang

The Benue State Police Command, on Tuesday, paraded, one Vincent Adoyi, a suspected criminal believed to have been involved in the attack on a police station in Ado Local Government Area of the state in which three policemen were killed late last year.

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