Good day, and welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Wednesday, August 7th, 2019, on Concise News.
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said it had arrested one Moses Adukwu, 33, and Iorlumun Reuben, 27, for currency counterfeiting and fraud in Benue, Concise News reports. Its Zonal Head, Public Affairs Department, Mrs Nwanyinma Okeanu, told newsmen in Makurdi that the case was transferred to the commission by the Benue Department of State Security Service (DSS). Okeanu explained that Reuben, who hails from Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue, was first arrested by DSS officials who rescued him from being lynched at a public place. “He had purchased airtime from a woman who noticed that Reuben had paid her with fake currency and alerted people around. When interrogated, Reuben stated that he was introduced to the business by another man still at large who also introduced him to a supplier called Moses Adukwu.” Read more here.
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Social-cultural Association, on Monday, filed an appeal against the July 4 ruling of the Federal High Court Abuja, Concise News reports. The Fulani socio-cultural group, in a suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/527/2017 filed by its Counsel, Aliyu Ahmed and Abdulhamid Mohammed, said it was dissatisfied with the judgment of Justice Okon Abang delivered on July 4 in suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/527/17. The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Social-cultural Association had challenged the 2017 Open Grazing Prohibition and Establishment Law passed by the Benue House of Assembly. The group had approached the court seeking a mandatory injunction against the state government from implementing the laws as passed by the state’s House of Assembly. Read more here.
And that’s all for today on the round-up of the latest Benue State online news headlines. Be sure to get more updates on this dependable online news medium. Do enjoy the rest of your day.