26.04.2021 news Five Abducted as Gunmen Invade Federal University of Agric, Makurdi

Published 26th Apr, 2021


Gunmen invaded the campus of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, over the weekend at night and abducted students, the Police and a source in Benue State have told FIJ.

The Public Relations Officer of the Police in the state, DSP Catherine Anene, told FIJ in a text message that the attack happened at about 10:20pm on April 24 and three students were abducted within the school’s premises.

However, a source who wants to remain anonymous, said five people were kidnapped. He also said the attack occurred on February 25.  

 “What I gave you is the report I got,” DSP Anene said, reacting to the inconsistencies.

 DSP Anene said that the Commissioner of Police had ordered an investigation into the case.

A text message and calls to the school were not answered as of press time.

Published 26th Apr, 2021



Our Stories

Saheed Babalola

US-Based Nigerian Refuses to Pay Back ‘$4,553 Borrowed From Ex-Lover’

Jumia mobile app

Student Suspects Foul Play in Jumia’s Handling of His N11,000

Abubakar Ali Peters

EFCC Reveals Role of Ali Peters, Nadabo Energy Ltd MD, in ‘N1.4bn Fraud’

Nancy Brophy

Nancy Brophy Wrote the Book ‘How to Murder Your Husband’. Now, She’s on Trial for Murder of Husband

Big Bottling Company

Big Bottling Company ‘Blacklists’ Vendor Over Disagreement on Price, Delivery Date

Russian Soldiers

US Advisor: Russia Blocking Food From Entering Africa, America


Minister Confirms Seeing ‘4 Corpses’ as Traders, Riders Clash in Abuja

Standard Life Alliance Empowerment

After Denying Investors Their Funds at Maturity, Standard Alliance Life Assurance Shuts Down Offices


Despite Court Order Striking Out Case, INTERPOL Declares Blogger Wanted


Colonel’s Wife Disobeys Court Order to Surrender Truck After Her Driver Caused an Accident — And the Police Are Helpless