Tag: makurdi

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Bernard DayoJanuary 23, 2019

The Big 5: Minimum wage: ULC, TUC, NLC reject N27,000, hold crucial meetings; Major shake up in Nigerian Air Force, 72 senior officers redeployed | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: Minimum wage: ULC, TUC, NLC reject 27,000, hold crucial meetings Following ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Bukky Shonibare’s #Mission2Makurdi

Bukky shonibare, a member #BringBackOurGirls group and Founder Adopt-A-Camp has concluded her humanitarian mission to victims of the recent flood ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

NEMA sends team to Benue to help tackle flood

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has sent a team to provide humanitarian services to victims of the Benue floods. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

#BenueFlood: Figures of people displaced, houses lost increases

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said over 110,000 people in 24 communities including Makurdi were displaced by flood. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

#BenueFlood: 7 communities, market, radio station submerged

A Radio Station, Wurukum Market and seven other communities have been submerged following the Saturday night heavy downpour in Makurdi, Benue ...

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AzeezNovember 24, 2016

Just In: Presidential aircraft handed over to Air Force crashes

One of the Presidential aircrafts handed over to the Nigerian Air Force, the Agusta AW 101 has crashed at the Nigerian Air ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 13, 2016

JSS II student commits suicide over boyfriend

A Junior Secondary School (JSS) II Female student of Gyegeh Memorial College Logo1, Makurdi, Benue state has committed suicide, The Nation reports. ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 6, 2016

Governor Ortom wants his picture in every school in Benue state

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has directed the educational institutions in the state to hoist the national flag in their ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 17, 2016

Just In: Chisco bus carrying Ikorodu United players crashes

Ikorodu United, a football club in the Nigeria Professional Football League, was on Friday evening, involved in an auto accident along ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 28, 2016

Armed herdsmen en route Agatu before the massacre (VIDEO)

A video obtained by SBM Intelligence depicts dozens of armed men in boats, crossing the River Benue, on their way ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 2, 2015

25 – The number of people that died while celebrating Buhari’s win

by James Sambo According to Vanguard’s report, not less than 25 people died in Abuja, Kano, Makurdi and Kontagora on ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 25, 2015

Tragic: 11-year-old boy commits suicide over guardian’s N200

by Chinwe Okafor   11 year old Terkula Botwer reportedly took his own life by hanging himself on a tree, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 25, 2015

Finally, Atiku makes an appearance at Buhari’s campaign rally

by James Sambo Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, made his first appearance at the campaign rally of the presidential candidate of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 5, 2015

How Benue state commissioner slumped and died

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Commissioner for Rural Development and Cooperatives, in Benue State, Aondowase Chia has slumped and died. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 16, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Federal High court lifts ban on Abalaka’s HIV vaccine

by Panshak Ibrahim   On Friday, 14 November, the Federal High Court, sitting in Makurdi gave a ruling lifting NAFDAC’s ...

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Isime EseneNovember 7, 2014

Monster: Man arraigned for raping mentally ill woman in Benue

by Akan Ido Tersoo Ugoo, a 20-year-old man has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly raping a mentally challenged ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 17, 2014

‘She packed out of the house’ || ‘We were never married’ – #DivorceCourtDrama

by James Sambo Today’s episode of divorce court drama features a man who wants his marriage dissolved under the pretext ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

“Fight in the church” || Two women get physical during prayer session over witchcraft

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Wednesday, 3 September, a fight broke out between two women after one accused the other of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

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writerJuly 21, 2014

What court order? Benue Police refuses to release jailed publisher over ‘defamation of governor’

by Mayowa Aboah The police in Benue have disobeyed a court ruling to release the publisher of the monthly independent ...

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May 17, 2014

BREAKING: Boko Haram threatens to attack 2 boarding schools, abduct more students

by Akan Ido The Boko Haram Islamic sect may be perfecting another sinister plan to abduct more secondary school students ...

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April 14, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sacking the entire police force won’t be such a bad idea

by Cheta Nwanze A few minutes ago, a bomb went off at the Municipal Bus Terminal in Nyanya, Abuja. There ...

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March 14, 2014

My anger is people don’t travel with enough cash – Armed robbery suspect (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido A 28-year-old man, Uchenna Otingwu who is allegedly in the habit of dispossessing travellers of their valuables ...

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January 23, 2014

Caught in the act: Native doctor arraigned for raping a man in Benue

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man said to be a native doctor in Benue has been arrested on suspicion of sodomy ...

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January 8, 2014

Terrible: Benue University female undergraduate dies in hotel room

A 21-year-old final year female student of the Benue State University, BSU, Joan Adaaku, has been reportedly found dead in ...

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December 25, 2013

Artiste, Terry G ‘attacked by thugs’ while performing in Benue

 by Tutu Akinlabi  A fun fest went sour in Benue at the weekend when unknown hoodlums disrupted the performance of ...

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December 23, 2013

Collins Uma: Let me give my ASUU testimony (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma Mr Nyesom Wike has been more interested in partisan politics and how this affects his chances in ...

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October 18, 2013

Strange: Baby born with 4 ears and no genital dies in Benue

by Oge Okonkwo A baby born with four ear lobes and no genitals on Thursday, October 17 2013 had died. ...

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October 18, 2013

2015: Controversy as former Justice Minister, Aondoakaa’s campaign posters flood Benue

by Adeola Balogun Controversial former Attorney General of Nigeria, Mike Aondoakaa, who had somewhat gone underground has resurfaced after campaign ...

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September 14, 2013

2 farmers arraigned in Benue for armed robbery

by Adeola Balogun Two Benue State farmers have been remanded in prison on suspicion of armed robbery. Aondoakura Ukor and ...

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