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11-year-old girl declared missing by her family in Benue

she is 11years, schools in Twincle Star Nur school, behind government college Makurdi,”

An 11-year-old girl, Anabel Sedoo Akaasar, has been declared missing by her family after she left home and never returned in Makurdi, Benue State.

Anabel’s cousin, Nuela Bem, who announced her disappearance on Facebook, said Anabel left home on Saturday afternoon, January 22 and has not returned since then.

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Man publicly begs ex-girlfriend to take him back, blames close friends for their breakup

“MJ love I miss you when I’m sad, I miss you when I’m lonely, but most of all, I miss you when I’m happy… May God help us all.”

A Benue State man, Lubem Terkula, has publicly apologised to his ex-girlfriend, Orbunde Member Joyce and begged her to give him a second chance while he blamed close friends for their breakup.
The former President of National Union of Benue State Students, NUBESS, took to Facebook on Friday, January 14, to narrate how he met Joyce and what led to their split.

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Female Human Trafficker Arrested With Girls In Benue (Photos)

The girls were already scared while inside the police truck and one after the other, I asked them about the lady who was trafficking them to Lagos.

A suspected human trafficker was intercepted with some girls at a motor park in Makurdi, the Benue state capital on Friday morning, January 7, 2022. 

According to activist, Ukan Kurugh, the woman was allegedly attempting to traffick the girls to Lagos from where some of them will be taken to African countries like Benin Republic, Mali and Burkina Faso, for a ‘better life’.

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Female Student reportedly Dies Months After Celebrating her Graduation on social media

A female graduate of Benue State University, has reportedly died shortly after celebrating her graduation from the university.

The deceased identified as Msugh Ngodoo Vera, had taken to Facebook on May 28, 2021, to celebrate her graduation and also share her completed project in a post she captioned ”

God only you can do what seems to be impossible. Finally finally finally I am a graduate. Bsc. Library and information science (Hons). First degree done and dusted. NYSC here I come.”

However, months after the public post, Vera died in the early hours of Wednesday, November 10, after falling sick to an undisclosed ailment that affected her skin.

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Newborn dumped in polythene bag rescued in Benue

Newborn dumped in polythene bag rescued in Benue

A newborn baby who was dumped in a black polythene bag along a farm path in Adaka village of Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State, has been rescued.

Joy Kwatse who rescued the baby, told journalists that she was going to her farm after it stopped raining when she noticed the bag.

She said she found the child struggling for survival, and having mud all over her body even as soldier ants had eaten her head, face and buttocks.

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Benue Govt appeals to IGP, DSS to rescue missing Vanguard reporter, 3 kidnapped students

The Benue State Government has appealed to the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba and the Department of State Services, DSS to take steps in ensuring the missing journalist, reporting for Vanguard newspaper, Mr. Tordue Henry Salem and three students of the state who were kidnapped in Zamfara state recently.

The journalist who is an indigene of Benue State was declared missing last after his whereabouts could not be ascertained.

The state government made the appeal on Friday in a statement issued by the state’s Supervising Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism, Chief Ogbu Dennis Ekpe.

According to the statement, the state government expressed worry over the fate of the journalist and the kidnapped students identified as Kondo Immaculate Sedoo, Terlumun Yiye and Miss Jennifer Iorliam Awashima.

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Pastor almost lynched after he was accused of stealing a phone

Pastor almost lynched after he was accused of stealing a phone (video)

A pastor is lucky to be alive after a mob set on him following accusations that he stole a phone.

It was alleged that the pastor stole the phone around NNPC Mega station along Otukpo Road, Makurdi, Benue State, though the eyewitnesses didn’t provide proof to back up their allegations.

In a video shared with (NAN), a small crowd is seen surrounding the pastor as they accuse him of theft by 11am today, October 18.

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Man allegedly caught sleeping with his sister in Benue state (photos)

A benue man allegedly been caught sleeping with his sister in Benue State.

According to the source, incident happened in Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue state.

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Three Suspects killed as police rescue abducted wife of Benue’s state commissioner

Police command of Makurdi has killed three suspected kidnappers and rescued wife of Benue Commissioner for Land and Survey Mrs. Ann Unenge. According the source the operation, was carried out on Monday morning.

Three of the kidnappers were said to have been gunned down.

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Suspected cultists killed a final year Benue student and Anti-cultism campaigner

Igyagher Isaac, a 500 level student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue state was shot dead by suspected Cultists.

It was gathered that the Agricultural and Environmental Engineering student was killed on Friday night, July 31, in a lodge around Gabiz Hotel, opposite Benue Judges Lodge, Makurdi.

According to an eyewitness, Isaac was shot dead and his corpse put on a pile of his clothes and burnt by suspected members of Aye and Vikings confraternity.