Benue State

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Apr 14th, 2014
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Abdullahi M. Seidu   Nigerians have waited so long for this moment. Now it is a reality. Light has dawned on the agitation for the convocation of a national conference to address the various issues affecting the Nigerian polity. The voices of the people are now being heard as their representativ...
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Mar 26th, 2014
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LAGOS – Renewed violence between herdsmen and farmers in central Nigeria has killed seven, police said on Wednesday, just days after a previous attack that claimed 13 lives. It was the usual attack by Fulani herdsmen on Tiv farming communities in the state. “We recovered seven bodies foll...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 14th, 2013
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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI— Several families were thrown into mourning weekend as no fewer than 44 persons died in violent clashes and auto accidents across the country. Separate attacks on Benue communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen claimed 21 lives while 16 others died in an auto accident on the Maku...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2013
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President Goodluck Jonathan | credits: File copy More facts have emerged on  the Sunday night meeting between  President Goodluck Jonathan and aggrieved  governors in the New Peoples Democratic Party. Presidency sources made this known just as Jonathan met behind closed doors with some PDP governors ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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By Adisa Adeleye Many Nigerians and also friendly foreigners agree that the country is facing various problems on political stability and economic reconstruction. The major problem is that of national unity in an atmosphere of the rising profile of ethnicity and religious bigotry. The past weeks have...
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Aug 27th, 2013
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The former Minister of Youth Development, Alhaji Inuwa Abdulkadir (Source: www.latestnaija.com) | credits: www.latestnaija.com The frosty relationship between President Goodluck Jonathan and five northern governors on Monday claimed its victim  as the President ordered the sack of the Minister of You...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 13th, 2013
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by Olusegun Adeniyi That it took eight months after the plane crash that left Governor Dambaba Suntai critically injured for the political uncertainties in Taraba State to unravel is a real surprise. But now the gloves are off and the unfortunate power struggle is now in full swing. It all started la...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 17th, 2012
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The Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has cried out that members of the Boko Haram sect are planning to attack him. “Going by security reports available to me, I may be attacked any day, anywhere, anytime and this is the reason I called on you Christians to pray for me and my family”. The [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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His fame and financial breakthrough pushed him into having up to six wives. His love for sex equally contributed to his patronage of the most beautiful girls in Ugbugbu Owukpa, Ogbadibo Local government area of Benue State in Nigeria where a man who was identified as Uroko Onoja was allegedly raped t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2012
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ACN denies supporting it The 20 people arrested in connection with last Wednesday’s protest by students of the Benue State University, Makurdi have been remanded in the Makurdi Minimum Prison by a chief magistrate’s court. The accused persons were arraigned on a two- count charge of mischief by fire ...