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Catholic Archdiocese Orders Closure of School After Gunmen Attack

Following a recent attack by unidentified gunmen, the Catholic Archdiocese of Makurdi, Benue State, has issued a directive for the immediate closure of Father Angus Frazer Memorial High School in Adeke, Makurdi. The assault, which occurred late on Tuesday, May…

Over N1bn beer consumed in Benue December – Director

The Benue State government, on Tuesday, said plans had been concluded to start production of beer brands in the state. The Managing Director of Benue Investment and Property Company, Dr Raymond Asemakaha, disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday, stating that…

Again, herdsmen attack Benue community, kill 2

Some men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Sunday night, attacked a community in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two persons. DAILY POST gathered that the victims identified as Agness Salahu, 28; and Ademu Efugoga, 25, were…

Benue Governor warns predecessors against his govt

Benue State Governor, Reverend Father Hyacinth Alia, returned from the United States of America and issued a stern warning to his predecessors, urging them to refrain from interfering in his administration’s affairs. Speaking to journalists in Makurdi, he emphasized the…

35 illegal tax collectors facing prosecution – Benue IRS

Emmanuel Agena, the Acting Chairman of the Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), has disclosed that 35 individuals implicated in illegal tax collection activities in the state are currently undergoing prosecution. Agena revealed that the BIRS has set an ambitious…

There is pressure on me not to develop Benue – Alia

Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia, has emphasized that the state lags behind in development compared to the other 19 states in northern Nigeria. Speaking during a Ramadan fast-breaking event with Muslim faithful in Makurdi on Friday, Alia pledged to change…

Gunmen abduct 10 travellers in Benue

Ten people were reportedly kidnapped at the Taraba/Benue border community in Jootar, in the Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State on Friday. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, explained that the driver of the ill-fated vehicle who…

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Alleged N3bn Fraud: EFCC Rearraigns Ex-Benue Gov, Suswam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged N3 billion fraud. Suswam was re-arraigned on EFCC’s amended charges of 2020 alongside former Commissioner…

Politics

Benue APC suspends welfare secretary

The Benue State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has approved the suspension of the State Welfare Secretary of the party, Benjamin Omakolo. A statement issued by the party’s state publicity secretary, Daniel Ihomun, on Saturday in Makurdi…

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Police Arrest LG Chair For Alleged Attempt To Assassinate Benue Speaker

Police authorities have arrested two suspects including a local government chairman over an alleged plot to assassinate the Speaker of the Benue House of Assembly Aondona Hycenth Dajoh “Preliminary investigations revealed that the Local Government Chairman allegedly contracted a militia…