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Herdsmen killings: There may be no elections in 2019 – Bafarawa

A former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, on Friday expressed fears that the 2019 elections may be stalled unless the Federal Government quickly finds an enduring solution to the persistent killings in Benue State. The ex-governor stated this during a condolence visit to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, …

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CAN speaks on herdsmen killings in Benue state

The Christian association of Nigeria, CAN has demanded an urgent action from the government to curb the menace of herdsmen attacks in the country. In a statement signed by the CAN president, Samson Ayokunle, the association said the trend has reached what it describes as the ‘breaking point of its …

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Benue Killings: Police Arrest Eight Herdsmen

The police in Benue said they have arrested eight herdsmen over the death of 10 persons and seven livestock guards in Guma and Logo Local Governments of the state on Monday. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Moses Yamu, announced this in a statement made available to the …

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Herdsmen invade Benue prison farm, kills inmate

The Benue Prisons Service on Monday confirmed that herdsmen invaded its Jato-Aka Farm Centre and killed an inmate, one Tersoo Agidi. ASP Stephen Nwanchor, Public Relations Officer, Benue Prisons Service, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that the incident took place on Saturday at the farm centre. …

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Ortom gives herdsmen 48 hours to leave Buruku LGA

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state has given Fulani herdsmen in Tombo-Mbalagh, Buruku Local Government Area of the state a two-day ultimatum  to leave the area. Ortom gave the order on Monday in Tombo-Mbalagh during a visit  to ascertain the damage inflicted on the community by herdsmen. The visit followed the weekend attacks  by …

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