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Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon

General Gowon tells security operatives to quiz Miyetti Allah leaders over herdsmen killings

Gen. Gowon stated this when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom at the government house in Makurdi to commiserate with him, the government and people of the state on the killings in the state.

General Buratai tasks officers on kidnapping, cattle rustling

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday charged officers to redouble effort toward tackling spate of kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.

Nigerian Army donates clinic, borehole to Taraba community

Nigerian Army has inaugurated a Primary Health Care facility and a solar powered borehole worth millions of Naira which it donated to Ibi community in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba.

Killings: 182 suspects arrested in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna

About 182 suspects were arrested in Benue, Taraba and Kaduna states during the conduct of “Exercise Ayem Akpatuma’’ by the Nigerian Army in the three states and three others.

Nigerian Army inaugurates 10-man committee to investigate General Danjuma’s allegation

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday inaugurated a 10-man committee to probe the allegation levelled against the army by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma, a retired, former chief of army staff.

Suspected herdsmen kill 5 in attack on Taraba village

Barely 12 hours after armed herdsmen attacked and killed a family four in Mbayi village, Takum Local Government Area, herdsmen in the early hours of Thursday killed five more people in the neighbouring Donga Local Government Area of the state.

Soldiers allegedly beat 27-year-old man to death in Taraba

Nigerian Army soldiers deployed in the ongoing Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) in Taraba State allegedly beat a 27-year-old man, Yusufa Haruna, to death at Mbamga in Sarduana Local Government Area of the state.

Livestock Guard: More herdsmen, cattle move into Benue since military exercise

Commander of Benue State Livestock Guard, Alhaji Aliyu Tershaku, has blamed the ongoing Nigeria Army Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (‘Cat Race’) in the State for the current influx of the Fulani Herdsmen into the state.

Nigerian Army de-worms 5,000 children in Kaduna

The 1 Division of Nigerian Army, Kaduna, on Wednesday said it had de-wormed no fewer than 5,000 children and 3,970 adults in Guruku and Kankaji communities, Birnin Gawri Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Troops arrest 4 herdsmen, recover weapons in Benue

The troops of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed in Benue State, yesterday, arrested four herdsmen, who were caught grazing on farmland in Yelwata area of the state.

Troops nab seven herdsmen destroying farmlands in Benue

Troops again arrested seven herdsmen in Benue while destroying farmlands with their cattle on Wednesday.

Benue govt confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday.

Exercise Cat Race yielding positive results – Middle Belt Group

The Ongoing military exercise across Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa and Taraba states has started yielding positive reports in no small time, a group indentied as Middle Belt Patriotic Assembly has said.

Nigerian Army confirms killing of 3 kidnap suspects in Kogi

The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of three kidnap suspects and a soldier in Kogi during a rescue operation on Tuesday.

Don’t politicise herdsmen/farmers clashes – Governor Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday appealed to Nigerians not to give political colouration to the recurring herdsmen/farmers clashes in Benue and some other states across the country.

Nigerian Army launches Operation Cat Race in Benue

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, officially launches Exercise Ayem Akpatuma to bring under control Farmers/Herders crisis and other auxiliary security challenges in Benue State.

We welcome Exercise Cat Race – Tor Tiv

The Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse, has pledged the support of the traditional rulers and the entire people of Benue to the Nigerian Army as its conducts Exercise Ayem Akpatuma – Cat Race in the state.

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