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Photos of Armed Bandits arrested in Benue and Nasarawa States, Arms and Ammunition recovered
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Photos of Armed Bandits arrested in Benue and Nasarawa States, Arms and Ammunition recovered

Suspected armed herdsmen harbouring in the forest boundary between Benue and Nasarawa States were arrested yesterday, 14 September 2020. "Troops of Sector 1 engaged the bandits at first light with many of them escaping with gunshot wounds. Their camp was subsequently destroyed." Nigeria Defence Headquarters reported. "In the same vein, following actionable intelligence on the possible hideout of remnants of late Gana's militia elements around Adu general area in Chanchanji council ward of Takum Local Government Area of Taraba State, Troops of Sector 2 deployed at Gbise in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State in conjunction with troops of Sector 4 conducted a joint dawn raid operation on the identified hideout at Adu. " They added: " In the course of the operation, t...
Photo Gist: Benue State Honorable Daniel Ukpera Donates Ropes To His Community To Tie Goats
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Photo Gist: Benue State Honorable Daniel Ukpera Donates Ropes To His Community To Tie Goats

Honorable Daniel Ukpera in Benue state has reportedly donated robes to his community to tie goats. Only Ropes, not goats. Daniel Ukpera contested for the Guma State Constituency seat in the 2019 Benue State House of Assembly Election under the platform of Labour Party. Ukpera's donation is reportedly his contribution to the implementation of the Benue State Anti Open Grazing Law.
Family of three killed by thunder strike in Benue
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Family of three killed by thunder strike in Benue

A family of three have been killed by thunder strike at Tarau Gwer local government area in Benue state on Saturday night It was gathered that the family died on the spot after the thatch house they were sleeping in was struck by a thunder, folllowing a heavy rainfall on Saturday A man, his wife and their five (5) year old son died in the incident which has thrown the entire community into mourning. An eyewitness, Peter Kembe told The Nation that the incident is the first of its kind in the village.
Video Of Benue COVID-19 index case, Susan Idoko Okpe Released from Isolation
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Video Of Benue COVID-19 index case, Susan Idoko Okpe Released from Isolation

After 58 days of being in Isolation, Susan Idoko Okpe, the Benue COVID-19 index case, has finally been released.  Her daughter who shared the news on social media, said her mother was released on Wednesday evening, May 20. Okpe had been in a running battle with the Federal government and the NCDC shortly after she was reported to have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus and moved into an Isolation center, first in Benue, and then in Abuja. All along, she had maintained that wasn't ill. Watch Video Below: https://youtu.be/97YI1aieCPA