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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics North misused opportunity to hold power; Nigeria now needs progressive minds — MBF National President – Vanguard News

    National President of Middle Belt Forum, MBF, Dr. Pogu Bitrus, has stated that the North misused the opportunity of holding onto power for several years with nothing to show for it..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Benue: Buhari’s Minister, Akume, Mike Mku clash at Tor Tiv son’s wedding – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, George Akume, on Thursday, refuted allegations that he “violently assaulted” the Chairman of the Board of Benue Investment and Property Company, BBIPC, Chief Mike Mku. Mku had alleged that the... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
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    Metro Drama As Man Beats Wife To Death In Benue Over N5,000 – Tori News

    A Nigerian man has landed in hot soup after beating his wife to death over money. A man identified as Mr Ejiro Patrick, 42 has reportedly beaten his wife to death in Makurdi, Benue State capital.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Nigeria warns over mystery disease which has left 15 dead and infected dozens more – The Independent

    The Nigerian government has warned of a “strange epidemic” which has left 15 people dead and infected dozens more in less than a week. The outbreak of the mysterious disease, which causes vomiting, swelling and diarrhoea, was first recorded late last month in Benue State, southeast of the...
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    Metro Senate raises alarm over strange epidemic outbreak in Benue – Pulse Nigeria News

    Fifteen persons have died since the outbreak of the strange disease with 104 others infected. The Senate has raised alarm over the outbreak of a strange epidemic on January 29, 2020, in Oye-Obi Local Government Area of Benue State.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –
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    Metro Boko Haram Tag: PRNigeria Publisher Sues ‘Youth Leader’ Over Malicious Allegations – Sahara Reporters

    Publisher of PRNigeria, Mr Yushau Shuaib, has instituted legal action against Terrence Kuanum, leader of Benue Youth Forum, for accusing him of sponsoring Boko Haram activities after his article titled.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Benue government identifies source of strange illness which killed 4 people –

    Following the death of four people and hospitalisation of 15 others due to a strange illness in Benue state, the state government has said that the deaths were linked to the consumption of a chemically contaminated water. Daily Trust reports that the Benue state commissioner for health and human...
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    Metro Lassa fever spreads to Benue state –

    Benue has confirmed one case of Lassa fever in the state as Nigeria continues to battle the spread of the disease. The victim, a 40-year-old woman is from Okpokwu local government area of the state.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro PDP Member Kills An ”Evil Owl Allegedly Sent To His House By The Opposition Party” (Photos) – Tori News

    A member of the Peoples Democratic Party has caught and killed a creature supposedly sent to him by his opposition. Ayihe Festus, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue has made a startling claim after killing an owl.... Read more via Tori News – Get...
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    Metro Man accuses #APC of sending an owl to attack Gov. #Ortom of #BenueState after his Supreme Court victory – Instablog9ja

    Man accuses #APC of sending an owl to attack Gov. #Ortom of #BenueState after his Supreme Court victory.... Read more via Instablog9ja – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Supreme Court judgement: Mysterious owl attacks Ortom inside church – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, was on Tuesday night attacked at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Makurdi, by a mysterious owl. Ortom was in the church for a special thanksgiving service, shortly after the Supreme Court of Nigeria affirmed his election as Governor of …...
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    Business Police arrest businessman for allegedly raping worker – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Police in Benue State have arrested a young businessman for alleged r.a.p.e of a 21-year-old lady. The lady was said to be working for the alleged rapist who runs a business along David Mark Bypass in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.... Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog –...
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    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...
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    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:
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    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...
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    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...
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    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
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    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...