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We Want Absolute Peace In Benue, Alia Begs Military

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Benue State Governor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia, on Tuesday appealed to the military high command that the state needed absolute peace and not the relative peace being witnessed currently. This was as the Chief of Defence Staff pledged that efforts were ongoing to ensure that all internally displaced persons camps across the country were closed […]

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Freed ex-Benue LG boss says kidnappers fed them with pawpaw

The abducted chairman of Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State, Mrs Amina Audu, has been released by her captors. Audu who spoke to our correspondent on the telephone on Friday said they regained their freedom on Thursday between 7pm and 8pm. The suspended chairman and her driver were abducted on Monday by gunmen suspected […]

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NUT Applauds Benue Gov Over Improved Teachers’ Welfare

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The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has commended the Benue State governor, Rev. Father Hycenth Alia, for being committed to the welfare of teachers in the state. NUT national leadership, in a letter of commendation to Alia, appreciated the governor for steps taken on the welfare of its members in the state. The letter was […]

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Kidnapped Benue commissioner regains freedom

The abducted Benue State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism,  Mathew Abo, regained his freedom in the early hours of Thursday. Abo, who was abducted by gunmen who invaded his house in Zaki-Biam on Sunday, was said to have reunited with his family at about 1:00am. A source close to the family did not state whether […]

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Benue: Suspect arrested over killing of Justice Margaret Igbetar

Operatives of Benue Police Command had discovered the judge in a pool of her own blood in her kitchen on Friday, with deep cuts on her back after people complained that she cannot be reached.

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Don’t distract Akume, Middle Belt Forum warns Benue Zone A

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Don’t distract Akume, Middle Belt Forum warns Benue Zone A
The secretary, Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF), Mathew Bishop, has decried media attacks on the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, by his (Akume’s) kinsmen under the platform of Zone A peoples’ Assembly (ZAPA) over lopsided appointment. ZAPA, a social cultural group from Benue North-East senatorial District well known as […]
Don’t distract Akume, Middle Belt Forum warns Benue Zone A
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Benue Communities Sign Peace Pact to End Bloody Clashes

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George Okoh in Makurdi Two warring communities of Bonta and Okpute in Konshisha and Oju Local Government Areas of Benue State have signed a natural resource peace agreement after several years

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Benue Gov Sets Up C’ttee To Recover Looted Govt Assets

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  Benue State Governor, Hyacinth Alia, has set up a committee to recover all looted government property by the immediate-past administration of Governor Samuel Ortom. The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to the Governor, Tersoo Kula, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday, saying Governor Alia had inaugurated an Assets Recovery Committee both at state […]

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Don’t Be Deceived By PDP, Alia Tells Benue People

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  Benue State Governor Rev. Fr. Hyacinth  Alia has charged people of the state not to be deceived by the antics of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) for the steps taken so far to sanitise the rot created by the former governor, Samuel Ortom’s administration. The governor who spoke through his chief press secretary Tersoo […]

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Benue governor appoints SSG, chief press secretary, others

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Benue governor, Hyacinth Alia, was inaugurated on Monday.
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Rev. Fr. Alia sworn-in, freezes all Benue Govt. bank accounts  

“May I announce that with immediate effect and until further notice, all government bank accounts in all banks are hereby frozen. A ‘Post No Debit’ instruction shall remain in force until all Signatories are changed. Any Bank that violates this instruction does so at its own risk,” Alia warned.

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