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Latest Benue News Today, Wednesday September 14, 2022

1. Four people were reportedly killed in separate attacks by suspected herders on two communities in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. Several houses were also said to have been torched by the marauding herders.

In the latest attacks that occurred on Friday and early hours of Saturday, locals said the suspected herders invaded several communities and killed four people.

2. Justice A.R Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Makurdi, Benue State, has convicted and sentenced James Ebute Adejoh to one year imprisonment for Point of Sale, POS, fraud to the tune of N7,118,000.

He was jailed after pleading guilty to one-count charge preferred against him by the Makurdi Zonal Command of the EFCC.

3. Benue State’s The Guardian correspondent, Mr. Joseph Akaazua Wantu, has passed away.

The late Wantu, 62, died at about 11:00 a.m. yesterday, at Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) in Makurdi, the state capital.

4. Special Adviser to Benue State Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Terver Akase, has decried the punitive actions of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government against the state by frustrating the efforts of Governor Samuel Ortom to access funds to offset backlog of salaries and pension of state and local government workers.

5. The Police in Benue on Tuesday arraigned one Ageragu Aondoyima in a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal conspiracy.

The defendant, who resides at Opposite Former Union Bank road, Lesse, is being charged with alleged criminal conspiracy, illegal blocking of federal highway and armed robbery.

6. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has performed “abysmally” in the past seven years and that there is no magic they can conjure to win next year’s presidential poll.

The governor said Nigerians were fed up with the APC, given its poor performance in the last seven years, and that the party was losing members across the country.

7. Emmanuel Orker-Jev, senator representing Benue north-west, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be plunged into a “bigger crisis” if Iyorchia Ayu, the national chairman, steps down.

The PDP senator spoke on Sunday when he featured on Sunday Politics, a programme on Channels Television.

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