• NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    NAFDAC raids Makurdi, seals cosmetic factory and arrests distributor of fake products

    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed off fake cosmetics factory in Benue State, and picked up a distributor of fake products at Nala, headquarters of Gwer West Local Government  Area at the weekend.

    Mr. Uche Chidi, task force team leader and NAFDAC’s Chief Regulatory Officer, Enforcement Operations, , said  that the special operation was based on a tip off.

    According to him, “we are here because our office in Lagos State received an information about the suspected […]

  • 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 […]

  • Meet Ex-Corper Who Travels From Ibadan To Makurdi On Bicycle (Photos)

    Meet Ex-Corper Who Travels From Ibadan To Makurdi On Bicycle (Photos)

    A former youth corper has traveled on his bicycle all the way from Ibadan to Makurdi to present his certificate to the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom.

    A graduate of Statistics from the prestigious Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue State, Ahungwa Sekav Isaac, made history recently after he embarked on a 14 days bicycle ride back to Makurdi to present his certificate to the governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom. He embarked on the trip upon completion […]

  • See the huge snake killed at Benue State University Medical school hostel, Makurdi

    See the huge snake killed at Benue State University Medical school hostel, Makurdi

    Students of Benue State University Medical School killed the snake at their hostel on Friday night, November 11th.

    Students of Benue State University Medical School killed the snake at their hostel on Friday night, November

  • Rival cult kills varsity student, girlfriend in Makurdi

    Rival cult kills varsity student, girlfriend in Makurdi

    A 21-year-old 200 level student of Geography, Benue State University (BSU), Makurdi, Solomon Aondoaseer and his 20-year-old girlfriend, Doofan Agbaja, have been killed by members of a rival cult group in Makurdi.

    The police public relations officer, Moses Yamu, who confirmed the killings, said the late Aondoaseer was said be a member of the red Viper cult while their killers belong to the Black Axe cult

    According to the PPRO, the killers who had been arrested, confessed that they actually committed the […]

  • Army offer free medical services to Makurdi residents

    Army offer free medical services to Makurdi residents

    No fewer than 3,000 people have benefitted from the free medical services provided by the Nigerian Army at the sidelines of the ongoing Chief of Army Staff quarterly Conference in Makurdi.

    The services provided during the exercise were; free consultation and counseling, general check-up, blood tests and blood pressure measurement.

    Others were; ear examination and treatment, eye test and treatment, free prescription glasses, dental examination and treatment, and de-worming of children.

    Speaking with newsmen at one of the venues of the outreach in […]

  • Gunmen kidnap lawyer, relatives in Makurdi

    Gunmen kidnap lawyer, relatives in Makurdi

    The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), in Benue has appealed to security agencies to redouble their efforts to secure the release of its kidnapped member, Mr Terfa Jirgba.

    Chairman of the association, Mr Emmanuel Agbakor, told journalists in Makurdi on Monday that Jirgba was kidnapped in the early hours of Monday by armed youths in his house on Badagry Street in Makurdi.

    Agbakor said the youths, numbering over 20, stormed his residence in six Toyota Hilux pick up vehicles to kidnap the lawyer […]

  • Shocking! Benue State University Graduate Stoned to Death in Makurdi (Photo)

    Shocking! Benue State University Graduate Stoned to Death in Makurdi (Photo)

    In what will come across as a really tragic development, a university graduate has been killed in a most brutal manner.

    Kelvin Oche Ogebe was a graduate of State University (BSU), from the Computer Science department, who was killed recently.

    According to reports, the young man stoned to death by two men in Makurdi.

    The incident reportedly took place on Thursday by 6pm

    The deceased who passed out from the Computer Science Department of the school, was reportedly engaged in a fight with the […]

  • Five fuel stations sealed off by DPR in Makurdi

    Five fuel stations sealed off by DPR in Makurdi

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed five fuel stations in Makurdi, the Benue State capital for various forms of offenses such as hoarding, under dispensing and price fixing.

    The exercise follows the refusal by independent marketers in Benue State to revert to the N86.50 control price which motorist describes as a good development.

    While some of the fuel stations were forced to revert from selling at N140 to N86.50, five marketers who deliberately closed shop due to the control price […]