Posts Tagged ‘Benue’

Young Benue Barber Arrested For Giving Customers Haircuts That Allegedly ‘Insult Islam’ In Kano

Elijah Ode, a 23-year-old barber, from Benue state has reportedly been arrested by some Islamic religious extremists in Kano State, for allegedly giving his customers haircuts considered to be “blasphemous to the Islamic religion”. TheBreakingTimes gathered that Elijah combines barbing with studies and is domicile in the Sabon Gari town of the state According to reports, […]

Benue NUJ Boss, Victoria Asher Is dead

The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue Branch, Comrade Victoria Asher is Dead. The disclosure was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the Secretary of NUJ Benue Council, Mr. Moses Akaahan. Mr Moses said that Asher died on Saturday at the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi after a caesarian, around 8 […]

Open Grazing: Benue Govt Impounds 376 Cows

By Onwuka Gerald Benue State Government has on Wednesday raised alarm over massive deployment of cows into the state. The Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu briefing newsmen in Makurdi revealed that 376 cows have been impounded for violating the state anti-open grazing law. According to Abounu, “State livestock guards siezed the cows between January, 23 and […]

Former Military Administrator of Benue, Kano States, Aminu Kontagora, Dies Of COVID-19 Complications

By Seun Adeuyi Aminu Isa Kontagora, former Military Administrator of Kano and Benue states, is dead. He died on Sunday night after a brief illness at a hospital in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. ChannelsTv quoted a close family member, to have said that the former military administrator died of COVID-19 related complications. According […]

Police Apprehend 83 Suspected Cult Members In Benue

By Onwuka Gerald The Police in Benue State on Wednesday, arrested eighty-three cult members and criminals in various parts of the state. The disclosure was made known by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed Mukadass, while briefing journalists at the headquarters on Wednesday. CP Mukadass said the suspects were also arrested with […]

Kankara: Nowhere Is Safe, Says Gov Ortom

By Onwuka Gerald Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday, reacted to the abduction of schoolboys from Katsina State, saying it means nowhere is safe in the country. The Governor said the incident that happened in Government Science Secondary School in Kankara Local Government Area, explains that nowhere is safe in the […]