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  1. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 – https://ift.tt/2mpTM1M 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 – https://ift.tt/30yjT4w 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...
  6. 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 –...
  7. 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 – https://ift.tt/2HTX7h0 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 …...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    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...
  11. 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 – https://ift.tt/2ZczYAl Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 9 killed in gunmen attack in central Nigeria: police – Trend News Agency

    Nigeria’s police in central state of Benue on Sunday confirmed the killing of 9 people in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of the state, Trend reports citing Xinhua. State police spokesperson Catherine Anene, who told reporters in Makurdi, the … Read more via...
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    Metro Benue: Gunmen kill former council official – Daily Trust – Daily Trust

    Gunmen have killed a former local council official whose name was given as Aondongu Mkuma Mathias in Zaki-Biam town of Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State... Read more via Daily Trust – https://ift.tt/31CKtdE Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Robbers attack Catholic convent, steal bus – Newtelegraph

    Armed robbers have attacked reverend sisters at Nativity Convent in Okwunga area of Ugbokolo, Okpokwu, Benue State. The attack on the convent came as the police in Gboko Local Government Area yesterday arrested a suspected notorious kidnapper, Chile Kama (32) and a kidnap kingpin, Mr. Terna...
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    Metro 10 Year Old Nigerian Mother Mbasenengen Targba: IDP Who Fell For Rapist After Mother & Uncle Abandoned Her – NaijaGists.com

    10 Year Old Nigerian Mother Mbasenengen Targba: IDP Who Fell For Rapist After Mother & Uncle Abandoned Her In Benue State 10-year-old Mbasenengen Targba is getting set for what motherhood entails at … Read more via NaijaGists.com – https://ift.tt/2McTWoq Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Ochanya’s family accuses her suspected rapist of threatening their lives – Pulse Nigeria

    13-year-old Ochanya died in October 2018 after eight years of sexual molestation. Family members of Ochanya Ogbanje, a 13-year-old girl who died after years of sexual abuse allegedly perpetrated by suspended Benue State lecturer, Andrew Ogbuja and his son, Victor, have accused the suspects of...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police arrest man who raped, impregnated minor in Benue – P.M. News

    18-year-old man, Terna Taga, who allegedly raped and impregnated a 10-year-old girl has been arrested by the Benue State Police Command.... Read more via P.M. News – https://ift.tt/2KwahBi Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 10-Year-Old Orphan Gives Birth After Being Raped At IDP Camp In Benue – Information Nigeria

    A 10-year-old orphan living in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp located in Benue State has put to bed, following Caesarean section. According to Chigozie Effe who shared the news on.... Read more via Information Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2ZB4l0i Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro EXTRA: Masquerades remanded in prison for attacking Benue police station – TheCable

    A magistrate’s court in Makurdi, capital of Benue state, has remanded some masquerades in prison for allegedly attacking a police station in Ado local government area of the state. Veronica Shaagee, the prosecution counsel, told the court that the case was transferred from the divisional...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Benue starts teaching of sciences in local languages’ – Vanguard News

    Dr. Philip Tachin, the immediate past Executive Chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, says the teaching of science subjects in schools in native languages will soon start in schools in the state. Ortom Speaking to Sunday Vanguard in Makurdi, the state … Read more...