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Round-Up Of Latest Benue State News, Monday,June 24th, 2019



Here Are The Major Round-Up Of News From Benue State Today, June 24th, 2019

Benue State Police List of Successful Candidates

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has finally released a list of candidates shortlisted for its 2019 recruitment.

Naija News reports that this was disclosed in a statement published on the official website of the Police Service Commission (PSC) on Sunday, June 23. The statement advised shortlisted Candidates to check their email accounts to confirm that they have been shortlisted for the screening exercise and also to confirm the date, venue and time for screening.

Five Reportedly Dead After Jukun Militai Attack Gyenku Village In Benue State

At least five persons were feared killed yesterday, after an alleged attack on Gyenku village, a Tiv-speaking community in Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected Jukun militia.


However, Commander of Joint Military Operation covering Benue, Taraba, and Nasarawa states, code-named Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, Maj. Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, who had about a week ago initiated the peaceful resolution of the crisis between the Tiv/Jukun tribes, told Vanguard on phone that “the said attack is fake news, there was nothing like that.

“I have my troops on ground in that area who are patrolling communities in that Benue/ Taraba boundary on 24 hours basis and there was no record of such incident.”