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Alia, others support disability law in Benue

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia and other stakeholders have thrown their weight behind the quick passage of a disability law in the state. The Director General, Bureau for International Cooperation and Development (ICD),  Dr Leonard Viashima,…

Task force nabs woman 317 live ammunition in Benue

The tactical team of the ‘Operation Zenda Joint Task Force’ in Benue State has apprehended a 37-year-old woman suspected for being in possession of 317 live ammunition. The task force commander, Felix Nomiyugh confirmed the arrest on Tuesday in Makurdi.…

Benue community buries 15 victims of herders attack

…Gov Alia condemns attack on Benue farmers By Titus Atondu, Makurdi Benue state Governor Rev. Fr. Dr. Hyacinth Iormem Alia has condemned the recent armed herders  attack on Mbakyor community, Mbalom council ward of Gwer East local government area of…

Corruption: EFCC recovers N7.8m for BIPC in Benue

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has made a significant recovery of N7.8 million for the Benue Investment and Property Company Limited (BIPC). Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Dr. Raymond Asemakaha,…

Benue to empower 27,600 women

By Titus Atondu, Makurdi The Benue State Government is to empower 27,600 women across the state from the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) Grant and other soft loans. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Cooperatives and Rural Development, Mrs.…