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    Politics Ortom Calls for More Allocation to States – Thisdaylive

    George Okoh in Makurdi As the country marks the 2019 Workers’ Day, a call has been made by the Benue State Government for an increase to states in the sharing formula of resources between the federal government and states. The state Governor, Samuel Ortom, made the call wednesday at … Read...
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    Benue: Gunmen invade IDPs camp, kill 7 – The Sun News

    Seven internally displaced persons (IDPs) taking refuge at the African Church and LGEA Primary School, Mondo, were, yesterday, killed in Ukemberagya, Gaambe-Tiev, Logo Local Government … Read more via The Sun News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Ortom’s wife sheds tears over herdsmen killings – Newtelegraph

    …Gov declares three-day mourning Wife of the Benue State governor, Dr. Eunice Ortom, yesterday burst into tears and wept uncontrollably when hundreds of women marched to the Government House in Makurdi to commiserate with her over the gruesome killing of unarmed people in Guma, Logo and other...
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    Metro 'Jesus' Appears In Markudi Catholic Church, Worshipers Troop In For Mercy [Photo]

    Saint Augustine’s Catholic Church, Nenger, Markudi, Benue State yesterday became a centre of attraction as scores of people, Christians and Muslims trooped in to catch a glimpse of the ‘image’ of Jesus Christ, New Telegraph reports. Witnesses at the church, located behind Government Model...
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    Metro Makurdi: University of Agriculture Shut Indefinitely

    Authorities of Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, have shut down the institution indefinitely following cult activities which led to the death of four students and one security guard. The institution’s Information Officer, Mr Dzerka Fanafa, said in Makurdi on Thursday that the decision...
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    Politics Benue: Governor Ortom Turns Spiritual over 2019 Ambition

    Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has boasted about 2019 governorship election in the state despite his inability to pay state workers. Ortom said that in 2015, God asked him to resign his appointment as a federal minister and run for the Benue number one seat and he won. In an interactive...
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    Metro Father Docked for Allegedly Raping Own Daughters, Impregnates One

    A 42-yeard-old man, Akate Thomas was on Tuesday arraigned before a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping and impregnating his 12-year-old biological daughter. According to the Prosecuting officer, Cpl. Omaye Ujata, one Francis Omanga reported the case to the police. Ujata told the...