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    Metro Body Of Herbalist Refuses To Decay, 13 Years After Burial - The Sun

    Audu Kwaghtamen, a native doctor who hailed from Yelwater, a border community between Benue and Nasarawa states inhabited mainly by the Tiv, died and was buried by the roadside on March 11, 2004. But residents of the sleepy town were shocked to find his body fresh and intact, 13 years after...
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    Politics Why Benue people will not vote Buhari in 2019 – APC Chieftain, Iornem – Daily Post Nigeria

    Professor David Iornem, a Chieftain of the All progressives Congress, APC, has warned that people of Benue State may vote against President Buhari in 2019. Iornem said that State may be compelled to vote against Buhari in 2019 unless sufficient efforts are made to resolve the crisis between...
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    Metro First photos from the mass burial for the 75 victims of herdsmen attack in Benue – Linda...

    First photos from the mass burial for the 75 victims of herdsmen attack in Benue via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics I Have Failed Benue Workers - Gov Samuel Ortom

    Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, says his government had failed in its responsibility of paying workers’ salaries. He admitted this in Markudi after meeting with national leaders of organised labour on Monday. “A worker deserves his wages, but the Benue government has not been able to...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Major General, 7 Others Killed As Benue Community Boils

    No fewer that eight persons, including one Major General Lawrence Ugbo have been killed and several others injured in Ugboju district, Otukpo LGA of Benue State Daily Post reports. A resident, who spoke with newsmen, said that war broke out in the community after some boys from Ugboju...
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    Metro [Video] Floods Hit Makurdi In Benue State After Prolonged Rainfall

    Markurdi, capital of Benue State in Nigeria has been hit by floods following incessant rainfall over many days. About 3000 house have been affected with millions worth of properties destroyed Watch video below
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    Metro Benue: Community Head Bans Men from Spending More Than N100, 000 on Wedding

    The traditional ruler of Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue, Chief Sir Sunday Ekele Jp has banned intending groom in the community from spending more than N100, 000 on traditional wedding. According to Chief Ekele, the decision became imperative following complaints from young...
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    Metro Man Kills 18-month-old Daughter, Says Strange Voice Instructed Him

    A 32-year-old man, Robinson Omeje has been arraigned before a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing his 18-month-old daughter, Esther Robinson. The plea of the accused was not taken. Omeje claimed a voice pronounced the little baby a witch and directed him to kill her. The...
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    Politics Benue APC Defends Commissioner Nominee With Primary School Certificate - Jesus Didn't Go To School

    Berger Alfred Emberga, Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Benue State has defended Governor Samuel Ortom's decision to nominate Comrade Joe Shimaor as commissioner. The defense was issued after social media activist, Solomon Samenka, asked why Ortom nominated...
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    Politics David Mark: I'm Psychologically and Emotionally Ready For Benue South Rerun

    The immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has stated that the growing interest of his people and endorsement by various stakeholders ahead of the February 20, 2016 rerun election for Benue South has encouraged and made him psychologically prepared. Senator Mark said he was...