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NAPTIP convicts 8, rescues 86 trafficked victims in 2018

The zonal commander, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Makurdi Zonal Command, Aganran Ganiu Alao, says the agency has convicted eight persons so far in the year 2018 with 14 cases undergoing prosecution in court.

Alao disclosed this, last week while speaking [...]

Tue, 25 December 2018

Benue govt to handover defaulting contractors to EFCC

The Benue State government has threatened to hand over defaulting contractors to the anti-graft agencies for prosecution.

Governor Samuel Ortom issued the threat, last week, while inspecting on-going road projects in Makurdi.

The projects, the governor inspected, were the Naka-Adaka, Cus [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018

Killing of priests, worshippers: Anagbe, Ortom preach forgiveness

The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, has appealed to Christians to forgive the invasion and killing of two priest and 17 worshippers at Ayar Mbalon in April this year.


Bishop Anagbe spoke when he led the Catholic faithful to the atonement rites at St. [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

2019: Benue SDP Guber Says, ‘I’m a virgin in politics’

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in Benue state, Dr Stephen Terungwa Hwande, has described himself as a virgin in politics, and plans to synergize with former governors of the state to fix Benue if he is elected.

Hwande stated this, weekend, while speaking to jour [...]

Mon, 26 November 2018

2nd term: Suswam describes Ortom as courageous

Former Governor Gabriel Suswam has described the candidate has described his successor, Samuel Ortom as a courageous man over his quest for second term in Benue state.

Suswam stated this when he spoke at the NKST 2018 Synod in Mkar, Gboko local government area, stressing that it takes courage f [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018

David Mark’s daughter, 15,000 others decamp to APGA

Mrs. Blessing Onuh, daughter of former Senate President David Mark, weekend, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, after securing the party’s ticket to run for Otukpo/Ohimini federal constituency of Benue state.

Onuh said she left with ove [...]

Sun, 18 November 2018

2019: Police assure of security, warns against thuggery

The Benue State Police Command has given the assurance that it would provide adequate security before, during and after the 2019 general elections in the state.

The command, has therefore, warned the general public to desist from all forms voices capable of causing frictions during the periods. [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018

Road Safety Day: Accidents claim 1.5 million lives annually

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has disclosed that yearly, a total of 1.5 million people die in road crashes worldwide.

The state sector commandant, Mr David Mendie, stated this in Makurdi during the event to commemorate the “2018 African Road Safety Day and The World Day of Remembra [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


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