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Election: Governor Ortom assures Benue IDPs of safety

Governor Samuel Ortom has assured Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in various camps across Benue State that his administration is collaborating with security agencies to guarantee their safety as they take part in Saturday’s elections.
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Presidency faults Atiku Abubakar over Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at burial of 19 soldiers killed...

The Presidency has faulted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, over his comments on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the burial of the 19 soldiers killed by Boko Haram Terrorists in Melete, Borno State.
John Agim - Nigerian Army

Two soldiers die, two wounded, two missing in operation

Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said on Thursday that it had suffered casualties in its ‘Operation 777’ newly introduced two weeks ago to consolidate on the achievements of existing military operations.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen kill three in Benue community

At least, three persons have been reportedly killed in Tiza Village, Tombo Council Ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State in an early morning invasion of the area by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Suspected herdsmen kill five farmers, five soldiers, kidnap two others in Benue

A deadly clash between armed suspected Fulani herdsmen and men of the Nigerian Army’s newly formed “Operation Whirl-Stroke” last Sunday night in Logo local government area of Benue state left at least five soldiers dead.

Suspected herdsmen kill soldier in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Sunday reportedly killed one of the military officers on peace keeping mission in the Logo LGA of Benue State.

Suspected herdsmen kill seven farmers in Benue

Four Tiv farmers including a Yoruba man were reportedly killed in Tombo council ward and three others at Ukemberagya council ward all in the local government.

Two NSCDC operatives killed in gun battle with herdsmen in Benue

Fulani herdsmen have again struck in Guma Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. This time shooting to death two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

Suspected Fulani herdsmen attack mobile police in Benue, burn patrol van

The Mobile Police Force deployed to maintain security at Azege community in Tombo council ward of Gaambe-Tiev Logo LGA, Benue state came under heavy attack yesterday by suspected Fulani Herdsmen militia

Suspected herdsmen ambush police patrol team in Benue

The men were returning from a confidence-building mission in remote villages when suspected herdsmen opened fire on them in Tse Akpam village, near Azege town, police and residents said.

Panic as suspected herdsmen serve attack notice in Makurdi

A purported notice of attack issued by suspected Fulani herdsmen to communities in a local government area contiguous to Makurdi, the Benue State capital, caused panic on Friday in the state.

Fulani herdsmen kill three persons in midnight attack in Benue

Armed Fulani herdsmen on Thursday midnight attacked Tsukwa village in Anyiin in Logo local government area of Benue state leaving at least three persons dead and injuring three others.

Gunmen kill policeman, resident in Benue

Two separate attacks on communities in the troubled Logo and Guma local government areas of Benue State have left two persons dead, including a policeman, while many others are missing

Governor Ortom seeks immediate trial of arrested IS fighters

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has asked security agencies, especially the Department of State Services (DSS), to immediate prosecute those recently arrested as Islamic State fighters.

IGP Ibrahim idris assures Benue, Nasarawa communities of adequate protection

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has assured the residents of communities ravaged by suspected herdsmen in Benue and Nasarawa states of adequate police protection to prevent a recurrence of the attacks.

Benue govt procures N100m relief materials for IDPs

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said the State Government had procured N100 million relief materials for immediate distribution to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in five camps in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of the state.

IGP Ibrahim Idris assures communities attacked by herdsmen of protection

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has assured the residents of communities ravaged by suspected herdsmen in Benue and Nasarawa states of adequate police protection to prevent a recurrence of the attacks.

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