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also Be·nué  (bān′wā)
A river of western Africa rising in Cameroon and flowing about 1,080 km (670 mi) to the Niger River in central Nigeria.


1. (Placename) a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Makurdi. Pop: 4 219 244 (2006). Area: 34 059 sq km (13 150 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W Africa, rising in N Cameroon and flowing west across Nigeria: chief tributary of the River Niger. Length: 1400 km (870 miles)


(ˈbeɪ nweɪ)

a river in W Africa flowing W from Cameroon to the Niger River in Nigeria. 870 mi. (1400 km).
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The National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS), Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) Chapter has appointed new officials.
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This new Mercy Corps research, part of a conflict-management program funded by the UK Department for International Development, is based on statistical analysis of conflict and revenue data sets, household surveys and interviews conducted in 2014 and focused on the Nigerian states of Benue, Kaduna, Nasarawa and Plateau.
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local government area of Benue State on Sunday, Benue governor
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In central Benue state, Christians have requested state protection for several villages after attacks by Fulani militants.
i assess the household food expenditure in Benue State and its implication on food security status
Native to Africa and the Middle East including the River Senegal, Middle Niger River, upper Benue River, Lake Chad basin, several coastal rivers along the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, Palestine, and Israel, the River Jordan, and around the Dead Sea
All the communities in the six Local Government Areas (LGAs) from two states, Benue and Cross River, are expected to achieve 100% open-defecation-free status, which means that 2.
This research was carried out at the Benue state University where the UV index and the power density of the UVR in the university is measured at the frontage of the vice chancellor's office.
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