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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.

I’m a patron of Miyetti Allah – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, says he is a patron of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).

Benue gave massive support to President Buhari’s govt but received 73 corpses in return...

The Catholic Bishop of Gboko diocese, Williams Avenya, says the people of Benue state gave massive support to President Muhammadu Buhari but “received 73 corpses in return”.

Federal govt urged to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba

Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Peace and Security, CCGPS, yesterday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba and any other state where the governor, as the Chief Security officer wilfully allows the security situation to degenerate to the point where mass murder take place.

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.

Fulani herdsmen killings a planned genocide – Benue elders

Benue elders on Thursday declared that the murderous activities of Fulani herdsmen in the state was a “planned genocide” aimed at decimating the state.

Fulani groups raise alarm over silent killings in Adamawa

A Fulani group in Nigeria known as ‘’Mobgal Kautal Hore Fulbe’’ has cried out over alleged ‘silent killings’ of nomads in Numan, Demsa and Lamurde local government areas in Adamawa state.

Close genocide probe for good – Rwanda tells France

Rwanda says France should end its investigation into the shooting of the plane carrying former President Juvenal Habyarimana on April 6, 1994, which has dragged on for years.

Myanmar bars UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee

The government of Myanmar has barred a UN human rights investigator from visiting the country and withdrawn cooperation with her for the rest of her tenure.

Rohingya villages razed despite refugee deal – HRW

Myanmar continued to destroy Rohingya villages just days after signing a refugee resettlement deal, according to a rights group.

Rwanda calls for probe into alleged French complicity in 1994 genocide

The Rwandan Government has called for an investigation into alleged French complicity in the country’s 1994 genocide in a published a report on Wednesday.

Failure to arrest Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir undermines ICC – prosecutor

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday accused some of its members, including Jordan, Uganda and Chad, of undermining the tribunal's "reputation and credibility" by refusing to arrest Sudan's president to face charges of genocide in his country's Darfur region.

War crimes convict Slobodan Praljak died of cyanide poisoning

A war crimes convict who swallowed a liquid during a dramatic court appearance died of cyanide poisoning, Dutch prosecutors say.

War crimes convict Slobodan Praljak ‘drinks poison’ in court

The United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague has suspended an appeal case of a Bosnian Croat defendant after he apparently drank poison upon hearing his 20-year sentence was upheld.

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