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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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 again arrested seven herdsmen in Benue while destroying farmlands with their cattle on Wednesday.
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.
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.
The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of three kidnap suspects and a soldier in Kogi during a rescue operation on Tuesday.
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.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.
The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
Coach Kabiru Baleria has said Kano Pillars are gradually taking shape ahead of the new season after the huge disappointment of losing the Aiteo Cup final to Enugu Rangers.
The Court of Appeal in Benin City, Edo State, has granted an appeal seeking to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include names of Nigerians in various prisons in the country in the voter register.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.
Absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stalls the trial of former Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.