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TROOPS ENCOUNTER ARMED MILITIA IN BENUE STATE

Troops kill 21 armed herdsmen in Benue

Troops of the military operation code-named Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS) said it has killed 21 armed herdsmen along the Gbajimba-Akor-Tomata axis of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State in the last three weeks.
TROOPS ENCOUNTER ARMED MILITIA IN BENUE STATE

Scores killed as troops, armed militiamen clash in Benue

Troops deployed in Operation Whirl Stroke, Saturday while on clearance operation along Gbajimba–Akor axis in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State encountered armed militiamen with large herds of cattle.

145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

Benue court denies six Fulani herdsmen bail

A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court, on Monday, denied granting bail application to six Fulani herdsmen who were arrested over the New Year attack in Guma and Logo local government areas of Benue State.

Benue killing: Six Fulani herdsmen arraigned in court

The Benue State Police has arraigned six Fulani herdsmen allegedly involved in the killing of 19 farmers in Akor village of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

Police arrest suspected killer herders in Benue

Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day’s attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died.

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