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Saturday Aug 16 | Vanguard

Ebola: Catholic bars corpses in churches

The Catholic diocese of Makurdi, Benue, has barred the faithful from taking corpses of late relations to churches for funeral Mass as a measure to check the spread of Ebola virus.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Vanguard

Nigeria not developing young talents- Ogunkoya

At the same time, regrets rummaged through his mind because no Nigerian male sprinter could put up any serious challenge in the 100m final; an event Nigerians were once untouchables.

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Vanguard

APC Benue Executive members decamp to Labour Party

BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI The crisis rocking the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue state has deepened following the mass exit of the former executive members of the party in the state.

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Hispanic Business

Nigerian Firms, Others to Import Coal From South Africa for Power Generation

AS a proactive measure against the lingering power supply crisis in the country, some industrialists and electricity generating companies have started initiating moves to import coal from .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

In-depth Africa

Dangote to build three coal power plants for cement factories

D angote Group is to establish three coal fired power plants, one each for its cement plants in Obajana, Kogi State, Ibese in Ogun State and Gboko, in Benue State.

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BBC News

Ebola risk from air travel 'low'

As a consequence, Kenya Airways has rejected pressure to suspend its flights to the Ebola-hit states of West Africa where more than 1,000 people have died of the virus this year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

Female hostel in Benue State University on fire [PHOTO]

Report reaching DailyPost from Makurdi, the Benue State capital indicates that a female hostel of the state university is currently on fire.

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In-depth Africa

Police smash killer squad in Benue

The Benue State Police Command has arrested a notorious killer squad responsible for the death of at least, six persons in Makurdi recently.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Vanguard

Benue Police arrest woman, 14 others for robbery

Also recovered from the suspects were four locally made pistols, one locally made Barretta and one AK-47 rifle which was recently snatched from a Police sergeant, Bawa Egoja, that was murdered by suspected robbers.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Vanguard

Escape from ritual killers: The story of two students

E ven as he ponders the mystery behind his recent near-death experience, 13-year-old JSS two student of Government Secondary School Gboko, Dooyum Moar, strongly feels that his escape from the den of ritual killers in Gboko, Benue State calls for celebration.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Benue Workers Shut Offices, Markets, Schools

Benue State workers under the aegis of Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress yesterday embarked on an indefinite strike action, resulting to a total shut down of offices, markets and schools.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

Gunmen kill police officer in Makurdi

The Benue state Police Command has confirmed the killing of one of its officers identified as Bawa Ekoja.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Makurdi-Abuja flights begin August 1

The Benue State government has announced that flights from the state capital, Makurdi would kick off from August 1. The state government also stated that it has approved Overland Overland Airlines to commence scheduled passenger services from Makurdi to Abuja.

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