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BREAKING: Gunmen attack Ortom’s convoy

Gunmen suspected to be bandits on Saturday attacked the convoy of Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. The incident happened at Tyo Mu along Makurdi/Gboko road around noon. It was gathered that the Governor was on his way to Makurdi when the gunmen opened fire on his convoy but were repelled by his security men. Details...

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Troops arrest two suspects over Benue communal clash

TROOPS of the Operation Whirl Stroke have reportedly arrested two persons in connection with recent communal clash at three communities in Mbalom council ward in the Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State. The three communities that took arms against themselves were; Tse Hundu, Tse Yanre and Tse Aku all in Mbalom Council Ward...

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Benue widow dies in midnight fire

John Charles, Makurdi A widow, identified simply as Aondozungwe, on Saturday, reportedly died in an overnight fire that gutted her house in the Mbagen community, Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State According to a source in the community, the victim, who was a nurse by profession, was said to have died in the inferno. […] Read Full Story

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Ortom backs Buhari’s order on bandits carrying AK-47 rifles

John Charles, Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday, commended the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over his directive to security agents to shoot anyone illegally bearing AK-47 rifle. The governor gave the commendation while receiving officials of the State Universal Basic Education in Makurdi.  Ortom said the order would reduce criminality, […] Read Full Story

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Ortom backs Buhari’s order on bandits carrying AK-47 rifles

John Charles, Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday, commended the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over his directive to security agents to shoot anyone illegally bearing AK-47 rifle. The governor gave the commendation while receiving officials of the State Universal Basic Education in Makurdi.  Ortom said the order would reduce criminality, […] Read Full Story