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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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Olukayode Pitan, revealed this while giving cheque of N362million to the first batch of the beneficiaries of the N2billion-micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), development fund in Benue State.
In partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA), the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has unveiled two newly constructed facilities in Nigeria to support the existing government facilities, it was announced on Friday.
In the Lower Benue Trough of Southeastern Nigeria, lead-zinc-barium mineralization occurs as widely distributed epigenetic fracture-controlled vein deposits which are restricted to Albian--Turonian sediments.
To be precise, the modifications began from Gbangi to Swange, Swange to Kpingi, Kpingi to Ngigh-Ngigh, and, recently Baka (Baka is currently used at night clubs while Swange is been repositioned and maintained by the Benue State Council for Arts and Culture, Makurdi).
local government area of Benue State on Sunday, Benue governor
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.
The attack in Benue state came as a bomb exploded in north-east Nigeria, apparently killing a police officer and sparking reprisal attacks by the military in the region, residents said.
Key words: Benue state; bovine trypanosomes; Nigeria; packed-cell volume; prevalence
com/topics/detail/519/nigeria) Nigerian man by the name of Uroko Onoja of Ogbadibo a small region in the country's Mid-Eastern Benue state, was raped by his six wives until he died last week.
Heavy metals concentrations were determined in fish organs of Tilapia zilli and Clarias gariepinus from River Benue along Makurdi metropolis using atomic absorption spectrophotometer.