• Tragic! Pastor and wife murdered by Armed robbers returning from a convention in Benue State

    Tragic! Pastor and wife murdered by Armed robbers returning from a convention in Benue State

    A pastor and his wife met their untimely death after they were gunned down along Gawa area in Benue State.

    According to reports, the pastor and his wife stopped at Gawa to buy foodstuffs before they were suddenly gunned down by the robbers.

    Narrating what happened, an eye witness, Iorsalem Terver said;

    “I stopped at Gawa at about 8:14 this morning to buy some foodstuffs on my way to Bali to buy yams when some young men walked to men saying its better […]

  • Kidnappers abduct news editor in Benue State

    Kidnappers abduct news editor in Benue State

    Mrs. Yuadoo Tor-Agbidye, the News Editor of Radio Benue, has been abducted from her house located off Abu King Shuluwa Road in Makurdi, the Benue State capital by a four-man gang of suspected kidnappers.

    Mrs. Tor-Agbidye’s abductors were said to have stormed her abode at about 4:30 am Friday, and forcefully dragged her away.

    They went straight into her bedroom after gaining entrance to the main door, seized her and pushed her into a waiting ash colored Suzuki Jeep and zoomed off […]

  • Military helicopter crashes in Makurdi, Benue state

    Military helicopter crashes in Makurdi, Benue state

    A military aircraft recently released from presidential fleet and handed over to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reportedly crashed in Makurdi, Benue State.

    It was gathered from a senior Air Force officer in Makurdi that the Augusta AW101 helicopter crashed after landing.

    The source, who pleaded not to be named, said it was not a major crash.

    “What happened was that the helicopter had landed but suddenly moved up and tumbled,” the source added.

    Our correspondent learnt that only the flight engineer was […]

  • Couple Robbed On Their Wedding Day In Benue State (Photo)

    Couple Robbed On Their Wedding Day In Benue State (Photo)

    A couple which has just been married and looking forward to amazing time, has been made to witness a tragic incident.

    John Itodo, an Assistant Inspector of Nigeria Prisons Service attached to Otukpo Division, and his wife have been robbed.

    The man was in the early hour of Friday robbed at gun point with his bride, Jesse and other family members while returning from their traditional marriage.

    According to reports, Itodo, younger brother to Yemi Itodo, an Abuja based Media Practitioner, had concluded […]

  • Suspected kidnapper caught while trying to abduct a child from school (SEE PHOTO)

    Suspected kidnapper caught while trying to abduct a child from school (SEE PHOTO)

    A suspected kidnapper was yesterday arrested and beaten to pulp by members of Gwer East Community Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Aliade area of Benue State. The suspect, identified as Aondolumun Nyimkaan had reportedly kidnapped one Msendoo Liamzua while she was coming back from school.

    Aondolumun, who found his way into the gate of St Michael’s Nursery and Primary school, Aliade and whisked away the child, was caught while sneaking into the bush path. The kidnapper reportedly confessed to be a […]

  • Breaking News: One Beheaded as Fulani Herdsmen Strike Near 2face Idibia’s Home Town in Benue

    Breaking News: One Beheaded as Fulani Herdsmen Strike Near 2face Idibia’s Home Town in Benue

    A yet-to-be-identified man has been beheaded by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Ogege community in the Okpale-Ingle ward of Edumoga, Okpokwu local government area of Benue State.

    Ogege is said to be the home town of Rose Idibia, mother of popular singer, Tuface Idibia. The community is also neighboring village to ‎Amufu Ai-ejeba, Tuface’s village.

    According to reports, suspected Fulani herdsmen have attacked Ogege community in the Okpale-Ingle ward of Edumoga, Okpokwu local government area of Benue State.

    It was gathered that the heavily […]

  • Benue: JSS 2 student commits suicide after boyfriend abandoned her for another girl

    Benue: JSS 2 student commits suicide after boyfriend abandoned her for another girl

    A Junior Secondary School (JSS) II student of Gyegeh Memorial College Logo1 , Makurdi, Benue state, Jessica Beer, has committed suicide.

    Beer reportedly drank a substance believed to be poison and was rushed to a clinic in Akpehe, before doctors confirmed her dead on arrival.

    Nation reports that the girl committed suicide because her boyfriend by name Labi, a pork meat seller at Wurukum Market in Makurdi impregnated, abandoned her and then impregnated another girl.

    Several efforts to reach the Benue State PPRO, […]

  • Female 419 suspect caught and beaten in Benue State

    Female 419 suspect caught and beaten in Benue State

    According to Abba Ngusha, who posted the photo on Facebook, the woman pictured was caught today, at Tomayiin Market in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. Eyewitnesses said that the woman is allegedly into 419 and when she sees her victim for the first time:

    “she will greet you by your name and relate as if she knew you before but if she eventually touches you the whole money you have on you will vanish, but finally she mistakenly touched […]

  • Illegal gun factory operators arrested in Benue

    Illegal gun factory operators arrested in Benue

    The Police in Benue on Tuesday said they arrested two persons suspected to be operating an illegal gun factory in the state.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Moses Yamu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that the suspects were nabbed by the command’s “Operation Zenda’’.

    Yamu said that the squad was on stop-and-search duty along Vandiekya-Adikpo road, when the suspects were caught, adding that at the men had a locally-made […]

  • Photos: Benue governor pictured eating at a community kitchen

    Photos: Benue governor pictured eating at a community kitchen

    Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, alongside his commissioners, had lunch at a community kitchen on the banks of River Katsina-Ala in Tse-Ikyo, Guma LGA of the state today September 2nd. The women selling the food later posed for pictures with the Governor. See the pics after the

  • Photos: Notorious kidnappers arrested in Benue State, six children rescued

    Photos: Notorious kidnappers arrested in Benue State, six children rescued

    Members of a notorious kidnapping gang that has been terrorizing Benue state were arrested today by Benue state security agencies. Six school children were rescued, some have been reunited with their families while some are yet to identify their parents.
     

    Addressing news men in Makurdi, Governor Ortom reiterated that kidnappers and other criminals has no place in Benue and call on the people of the state to remain resolute and assist the security agencies to curb more criminals in the state […]