Benue: Police Confirm PDP Chieftain's Murder
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Good day and welcome to the latest Benue State news online on the Concise News website for today, April 22nd, 2019.

Benue: Troops Neutralise Two Bandits, Prevent Fresh Ethnic Clash

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The Nigerian Troops under the Operation Whirl Stroke have neutralised two bandits and averted a communal clash between Tiv and Jukun in Benue on Friday. Concise News gathered that in a statement by Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director Defence Information (DDI), on Saturday, one of the bandits was killed at the Nagi Ucheki- Audu- Enger- Adudu axis in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue state during a patrol.

How Pastor Adeboye Made My Re-election As Benue Gov. Possible – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said Pastor Enoch Adeboye’s prayers made him win in the 2019 elections, Concise News reports. The Benue State leader Ortom, this online news medium understands, said he ran to Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) during the campaign period.

Bloody Easter As Gunmen Hacks 11 Worshippers To Death In Benue State

Communal clashes in Benue have reportedly escalated as 11 persons were killed after gunmen opened fire on Christian worshippers at Tse-Aye and Tse-Ngibo, Ikurav Tiev in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area.

Vanguard reports that the attack was as a result of the rivalry between the people of Shitile and neighbouring communities in Sankera area of the state comprising Logo, Ukum and Katsina/Ala local government areas.

Cultism: Benue State To Ostracize Families Found Wanting

Otukpo council area of Benue State has said it will ostracize families of anybody arrested over cultism, Concise News reports. This online news medium understands that the Chairman of the Otukpo council of Benue State George Alli this recently in his office.

And that’s the online update of the latest news stories from Benue State. More news on Ortom’s state is available on the Concise News website! Catch you soon!