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Over 7,000 security personnel deployed for elections in Benue – CP

Over 7,000 security personnel deployed for elections in Benue – CP

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Commissioner of Police in charge of Benue State, Omololu Bishi, has disclosed that over 7,000 security personnel who were deployed for last Saturday’s postponed general elections have returned to their places of primary assignment. The security personnel, drawn from the police and other sister agencies such as the Nigerian Security and Civil […]
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OPWS intervenes in Tiv/ Jukun crisis in Benue

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Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Military spike operation, code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), has enjoined community leaders in Benue who have issues in their domains that could pose security threat or lead to violence to report such issues to the Operation or other security agencies. Commander, OPWS, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini made the call during a […]
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Change of guard at Airforce formation, Makurdi

Change of guard at Airforce formation, Makurdi

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi There was a change of guard at the Tactical Air Command (TAC) of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Makurdi, Benue State on Thursday following the posting of the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), TAC, AVM Oladayo Amao, to the headquarters in Abuja. Amao who is now the Chief of Training and Operations at […]
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Buhari condemns Tiv/Jukun clash in Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the inter-communal violence between Tiv and Jukun communities in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State, which left dozens injured and several houses destroyed. According to a statement issued on Saturday in Abuja by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), President Buhari expressed […]
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Ortom to Nigerians: ‘I have sinned; forgive my earlier support for Buhari’

Ortom to Nigerians: ‘I have sinned; forgive my earlier support for Buhari’

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom on Friday apologised to the people of Benue State and Nigerians for supporting the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Governor Ortom gave the apology while interacting with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria, (CAN) at the NKST Church in Wannune, Tarka Local Government Area of the […]
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Ortom blasts Buhari, says ‘your performance on NTA live programme shameful’

Ortom blasts Buhari, says ‘your performance on NTA live programme shameful’

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday described President Muhammadu Buhari’s overall performance during the live programme on NTA on Wednesday night as shameful and a confirmation that he had lost control to the cabals in his government. The governor stated this at NKST Church, Buruku, while interacting with officials of the Christian […]
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Family of 13-year-old girl raped to death appeals to new IGP to arrest fleeing suspect

The family of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje who was allegedly raped to death in Benue State has renewed call for justice. Ochanya died in October last year, due to complications arising from the alleged sexual assaults the deceased suffered at the hands of her guardian, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic, […]
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