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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC arraigns ex-VC over N70m fraud – Laila’s Blog

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested an ex-VC, Professor Emmanuel Kucha over alleged N70 million fraud on Tuesday. The ex-VC was arrested by EFCC Makurdi zonal office and faces a four-count … Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Family of three found dead in Makurdi –

    The Benue Police Command has confirmed that three bodies, belonging to members of one family, have been found in a room in the northbank area of Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, confirmed the incident and said...
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    Metro Benue perm sec, wife, children die in fire outbreak - Daily Trust

    A senior official in the employ of Benue State government, Serker Akaa, his wife and two children were early hours of this morning burnt to death in a fire incident which engulfed their house in Makurdi. Read more:
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria Must Factor Spirituality, Morality Into Governance – Obasanjo – Leadership Newspaper

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that until spirituality and morality are included in governance for the development of the country, Nigeria will not reach where it is supposed to be. Obasnajo who was speaking in Makurdi during the ground breaking ceremony of the School For Special...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man Jailed For Refusing To Return 99,000 Transferred Into His Account In Error – Nairaland

    The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, secured the conviction of a man, Orhena Bartholomew for refusing to return N99,000 transferred to him in error. Mr Bartholomew was sentenced by Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro I am not a wizard, I am a child of God- Governor Ortom replies his detractors – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Governor Samuel Ortom has refuted claims made by his political detractors that he is the leader of wizards in Benue state, describing it as a “fallacy and laughable’’ allegation..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Benue postpones scheduled LG elections – Newtelegraph

    The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (BSIEC) Monday announced the postponement of the proposed November 30, 2019 local government polls..... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police recover decomposed corpse of young woman killed and buried by gunmen in Benue (graphic photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A team of Operation Zenda Special Crack Squad led by SP Justine Gberindyer, has recovered the decomposed corpse of Mrs Bridget Ihom, who was killed alongside her husband, Sgt Abraham Ihom, a Police officer serving under Katsina Ala division. According to a journalist, Raphael Akume, Sgt Ihom...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man, 35 Docked For Raping 10-year- old Girl – Leadership Newspaper

    Benue State police command has arraigned a 35-year-old mechanic of Obarike- Ito in Obi local government area of Benue state before a Makurdi Magistrate court for criminal trespass and rape of a 10-year-old girl. Police prosecution officer, Michael Iorundu told the court that one Justina Ope …...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC Arrests Three For Seven Million SIM Swap Fraud (Photos) – Nairaland

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi zonal office, has arrested three suspects for conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N7, 107, 540.00. The suspects- Adewuyi A. Adebayo,31; Osikoya K. Gboyega, 44 and Akintunde Ogunrinde, 47- were arrested on...
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    Metro Missing N35m JAMB money: Witness says officials tried to bribe auditor – P.M. News

    Mr. Samuel Saleh Umoru, chief accounting officer of the Makurdi Zonal Office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB and Mrs Philomina Chieshe, a clerical officer in the same office, conspired to stop the board’s auditor, Mallam Ibrahim Oba, from carrying out a financial audit of...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EFCC re-arraigns Suswam for N3.1bn fraud – Newtelegraph

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission yesterday re-arraigned a former governor of Benue State, Senator Gabriel Suswam and his Commissioner for Finance, Omadachi Oklobi on N3.1billion money laundering charges. Suswam, a Senator representing Benue North East, and his co-defendant, pleaded...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics INTERVIEW: Why I met with Osinbajo at State House — Ortom – Premium Times Nigeria

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom spoke with State House correspondents on Monday after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.… Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari appreciates Osinbajo’s performance – APC chieftain – P.M. News

    Read more via P.M. News – Prof. Joseph Orkar, Deputy Chairman of All Progressives Congress(APC) in Benue State says that President Muhammadu Buhari values the performance and impact of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo since the inception of the present administration in 2015...
  15. Nigeria World News

    Metro 10-Year-Old-Girl-Successfully-Delivers-A-Bouncing-Baby-Girl-PHOTOS – Peacefmonline News

    A 10-year-old girl has successfully delivered a bouncing baby girl at a hospital in Benue State, Nigeria. The young girl delivered a healthy baby who weighs 2.5kg at the Foundation Memorial Hospital, Makurdi, Benue State in Nigeria..... Read more via Peacefmonline News –...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Benue : EFCC arrests 48 suspects for various offences – P.M. News

    The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) between January and August 2019 arrested about 48 suspects for various offences in Benue State.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Judge opens account in maid’s name, saves N870m in 11 years – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    A Nigerian judge, Margaret Igbeta, who retired as president of the Benue state Customary Court of Appeal, opened an account 11 years ago at Ecobank, in the name of her maid and saved N870million($2.4million) during the period. Her bulging bank account understandably drew the attention …...
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    Metro Big boy caught stealing Plasma TV from hotel room in Makurdi (See Photos) – TobiVibes

    A big boy in Makurdi has been arrested after he was caught stealing Plasma Tv from an hotel room. A social media user, Vera Iyo called out the big boy who reportedly lodged into Kyabiz hotel, Gboko road, makurdi but was caught stealing the hotel’s TV which he tried … Read more via TobiVibes...
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    Metro Every security personnel working against the well being of Nigeria will die suddenly – Dolapo Badmus speaks on re-arrest of Wadume – LIB

    Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, has addresed the case of notorious kidnap kingpin, Wadume who has just been re-arrested by the Nigerian police. Wadume in his confession revealed how soldiers in Benue state rescued him when he was arrested by police officers on August...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Unidentified young woman raped to death in front of a church in Benue (graphic photos) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    An unidentified young woman was found dead in front of Grace Tower Church in Makurdi , the Benue state capital in the early hours of Monday, August 19. It was gathered that she was brutally raped to death.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News