VIGILANTE GROUP OF NIGERIA, BENUE STATE COMMAND, MAKURDI
Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) as known today started in Benue state as a Local Community Volunteer Guard in various places by concern citizens of Benue state to put an end to criminal activities in their localities. Primarily, they assist the police with information, make arrest of suspects and hand over to the police for prosecution. Notably among these efforts was a group of volunteers in North-Bank area of Makurdi, Benue state capital. The crave for recognition made these pocket groups to join the mother Vigilante Group of Nigeria, which has its headquarter in Kaduna and is registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC on the 18th February 1999 under the leadership of Alhaji Ali Sokoto.