Good day, welcome to the latest Benue State online news headlines update for today, Tuesday, August 13th, 2019, on Concise News.
Ahead of the start of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has intervened in the management crisis that hampered the progress of Lobi Stars throughout last term, Concise News reports. Although Lobi were declared champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in 2018 and nominated by the League Management Company (LMC) to represent the country in the CAF Champions League after the season was brought to an abrupt end by the league organisers, the club’s campaigns in the continent and the domestic league have been blighted by crisis. The vice-chairman who is the de facto chairman of the club, Mike Idoko was allegedly running a ‘one man show’ as other members of the management committee accused him of undermining their appointments by the state government. Read more here.
The Benue Police Command said on Monday that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina Ala, Tsavwua Gborigyo, Concise News reports. The State Police Public Relations Office, DSP Catherine Anene, told NAN in Makurdi that the provost was abducted during the weekend. Anene disclosed that the provost was kidnapped at Ihugh in Vandiekya on his way back from a burial. She said no contact had been established yet with the kidnappers and appealed to the public to assist with any information that would lead to the rescue of the provost. 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.