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Benue killings: Nothing must happen to Governor Ortom – NBA tells Police

Following fears expressed by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that his life was under threat for implementing the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law, 2017, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Benue State has warned that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) would be held responsible should anything happen to the governor.

Benue villagers recover decomposed body suspected to be missing policeman

A decomposing body found at Adzege village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State has been suspected to be that of one of the four policemen declared missing earlier this month.

Nasarawa South lost over 50 people, 83 villages to herdsmen attacks in one month...

No fewer than 50 persons lost their lives in the bloody herdsmen attacks on some communities in Nasarawa south senatorial zone of the state which comprises Keana, Obi, Awe, Doma and Lafia local government areas in the month of January 2018.
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Video: Give us justice, else no election campaign – Governor Ortom tells federal govt

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has again called on the federal government to act fast in its bid to find lasting solution over herdsmen attack in the country, especially Benue.
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Chidi Odinkalu: President Buhari acting like Fulani president

Former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over incessant killings across the country by herdsmen.

2019: General Babangida tasks PDP on providing better choice for Nigerians

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at the weekend charged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure that it provides the best option for Nigerians by adopting zero tolerance for imposition of any candidate during the party’s primary.

Okada man beheaded by suspected ritualists in Ogun

The police command in Ogun State is now trying to unmask the assailants of a commercial motorcyclist, Sunday Ibo, who was allegedly beheaded on Wednesday 14th February 2018 in Odogbolu and his corpse dumped in the bush.

CAN urges federal govt proscribe, declare killer herdsmen terrorists

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) 19 Northern States and FCT (Youth Wing) has called on the federal government to immediately proscribe the activities of killer herdsmen and declare them a full fledge terrorist organization.

‎Zamfara killings: Governor Yari vindicates me on $1 billion withdrawal – Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the claim by Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamfara has vindicated him.

Zamfara killings: PDP bemoans daily massacre of Nigerians, calls for prayers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State and urged Nigerians to join forces in praying for the nation.

PDP condemns Zamfara mass killings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by suspected gunmen in Zamfara State.

Police arrest 10 suspects for allegedly burning IDPs houses in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 10 people for allegedly setting ablaze the houses deserted by the Internally Displaced Persons (IPDs) in Nasarawa/Benue border towns.

APC leaders, Asiwaju Tinubu to meet President Buhari in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to meet All Progressives Congress chieftains at his country home in Daura, Katsina state today, a day after he received the party’s governors.

JAMB uncovers fresh N83m fraud in Kano, Edo, Kogi, two other states

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board is currently investigating fresh cases of fraud totalling N83m uncovered in its state offices in Kano, Edo, Kogi, Gombe and Plateau, according to a report.

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US-Turkish relations at ‘crisis point’ – Rex Tillerson

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Neymar not Real Madrid’s only focus in Champions League tie – Marcelo

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NAF revives quarterly regimental dinner in Lagos

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