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General Buratai offers five Benue youths automatic recruitment

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has offered five youths of Gbajimba Community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue automatic recruitment into the Nigerian Army.

Nigerian Army parades another suspected killer herdsman in Benue

Nigerian Army on Wednesday paraded one herdsman identified as Idi Gemu who was arrested within Guma axis on Tuesday.

Nigerian Army kills four herdsmen during attack on Benue community

No fewer than 20 armed herdsmen attacked Teguma village, in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, during which they exchanged gunfire with troops of the Nigerian Army.

Troops intercept 20 militia herdsmen, kills four in Benue

The Nigerian Army Tuesday morning, said its troops of 72 Special Forces Battalion in Benue State, intercepted 20 militia herdsmen, killing four during gun duel that ensued.

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