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Federal govt knows senior politicians behind the Taraba massacre – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that he personally gave the Federal Government pictures of 800 Fulani herdsmen and their families that were killed in Taraba State last year but the government had yet to take action.

Herdsmen kill two policemen in Benue

Two mobile policemen, who were drafted to maintain security were killed, on Monday,and another one severely injured after their camp was attacked by herdsmen at Awashuwa village in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

Benue leaders slam IGP Ibrahim Idris over comments on killings

Prominent indigenes of Benue State have condemned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over his statement on Thursday when he described the crisis between Fulani herdsmen and Benue farmers as a ‘communal clash’.

Bodies of Benue New Year attack victims‘ll be given mass burial – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that the 49 dead bodies kept in various morgue in the state would be given mass burial as three days mourning would be observed in preparatory for the burial.

Benue killings compel me to reconcile with Ex-Governor Suswam, Senator Mark – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Saturday said that he has decided to reconcile with former governor of the state, Gabriel Suswam, in his quest to finding solution to the problem of herdsmen attacks on Benue people.

Benue killings: Governor Ortom withdraws from all political activities till further notice

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is withdrawing from all political activities until the problem of herdsmen invasion of the Benue valley is over.

PDP group reject Gabriel Suswan as chairman electoral panel committee

A pressure group, PDP Professionals for the Defense Integrity and Equity, has rejected former governor of Benue State, Mr Gabriel Suswam, as chairman of the Electoral Panel Committee for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, alleging that his appointment was deliberately designed to arrive at a predetermined solution.

PDP northern chairmen, party elders on collision course

As PDP delegates prepare for the Dec. 9 National Convention, its chairmen in northern states have urged them to ignore a directive to vote only aspirants from the South-West for the National Chairmanship position.

Suswam’s trial: Our witness has turned hostile – EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that its key witness in the ongoing trial of former governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam, has turned hostile and recanted evidence he earlier gave against the defendant.

Court arraigns ex-Governor Suswam’s aides over alleged N16.6 billion fraud

Three aides of former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, were on Monday, arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja, over alleged defrauding the state of N16.6 billion.

PDP throws national chairmanship race open as consensus talks collapse

After hours of grilling by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum in Enugu, all national chairman candidates yesterday opted for an election instead of a consensus choice.

PDP ready to accept anyone who emerges chairman at convention – Governor Fayose

The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on December 9.

PDP governors, chairmanship aspirants meet in Enugu

The 11 Governors of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in a closed door meeting in Enugu with the eight national chairmanship aspirants of the party ahead of the Dec. 9 national convention of the party.

EFCC arrest stalls ex-Governor Suswan’s alleged N3.1bn fraud trial

The arrest and detention of former Benue state Governor, Gabriel Suswam, in the past six days by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the Federal High Court in Abuja stalled his trial in the alleged N3.1b corruption charges brought against him by the Federal government.

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