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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Fresh attacks claim 21 lives in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday evening confirmed killing of 21 locals in some communities in Atyab Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State despite the curfew imposed on the council.

SOKAPU: Fulani militia killed 33 in fresh Southern Kaduna attack

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has said that contrary to the claim by the police, 33 persons were on Wednesday and Thursday killed by Fulani militia in some villages in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Southern Kaduna killings: What we want from Governor El-Rufai – CAN

Kaduna State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has demanded from the State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to do less of the talking and move into action to finding last solution to killings between the natives and Fulani people in Southern Kaduna.

Self-defence, way out of killings in Southern Kaduna – Christian elders

Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”

Gunmen kill seven in Southern Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia on Thursday night reportedly invaded Agwala Magayaki of Doka Avong in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing seven persons, including an 85-year-old man. Some locals have been declared missing.

Bandits kill 24, burn houses in Kaduna

At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured after gunmen attacked three communities in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Youth groups urge security agencies to dislodge militia camp in Kaduna

The Kaura Youth Coalition and National Association of Takad Youths on Saturday urged security agencies to dislodge a militia camp on Zangang Hill, Kaura Local Government Area, south of Kaduna State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen killed religious leader, 3 others in Nasarawa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia Monday night invaded Abebe community in Keana Local Government of Nasarawa state, killing a religious leader and three others.

Taraba government reduces curfew hours

After reviewing the security situation in Kona communities attacked recently by the Fulani militia, the Taraba State government has decided to review the curfew imposed on Jalingo, the state capital and the affected communities with immediate effect.

Governor Ortom accuses Senator Akume of plot to destabilise Benue

The friction between the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, and Senator George Akume, has continued unabated as the governor has accused Akume of plotting to destabilise the state.

2019: Governor Ortom submits PDP nomination form, blames Fulani herdsmen for non-completion of projects

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that most of the projects embarked on by his adminsitration could not be completed due to the invasion of some parts of the state by Fulani herdsmen.

Middle Belt, Southern youths want security chiefs, interior minister sacked

A coalition of youths from the Middle Belt, South-West, South-South and South-East, has called on the Federal Government to sack the security chiefs and Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, saying they have failed in their responsibilities to protect lives and property.

Taraba residents allegedly recover five corpses killed by suspected militia

Residents of Mbayevikyaior and Atsaha villages in Chanchanji ward, a border community between Donga and Takum local government areas of Taraba, said they have recovered five dead bodies of persons allegedly killed by persons suspected to be armed Fulani militia.

Military berated before probe panel for colluding with killer herdsmen

The chairman, Taraba State Council of Chiefs and Aku Uka of Wukari, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, on Monday told the probe panel investigating TY Danjuma’s remarks that Nigerians have lost confidence in the military.

Death toll in Taraba killings rises to 32

The casualty figure from the attack on Jandeikyula Village in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State on Wednesday by suspected Fulani militia has risen to 32.

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.

Troops arrest Fulani herdsmen planning attack on Benue community

Military authority in Makurdi, Benue State, on Thursday said that it had arrested two suspected Fulani militia who were about to attack Gov. Samuel Ortom’s fish farm and other villages in Guma Local Government Area of the state.

IGP Ibrahim idris is the ‘drowning man’ – Governor Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says the inspector general of police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, is a drowning man who has no business heading the police force.

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The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan staff protest alleged imposition of vice-chancellorship candidates

Some workers at the University of Ibadan in Oyo State on Wednesday protested the selection process for the position of Vice-Chancellor of the institution.

Court refuses to order former oil minister’s arrest, demands extradition evidence

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, rejected the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s request to issue a warrant of arrest against a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be residing in the United Kingdom.
Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.

Bayelsa inaugurates panels on police brutality, human rights

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and the Special Security and Human Rights Committee.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

FCT judiciary inaugurates digital court proceedings

The FCT judiciary on Wednesday in Abuja launched a digital speech recording machine and video transcription system for quick and efficient court proceedings.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue spends N36 billion on pensions, gratuities in five years – official

The Benue Government said it had spent about N36 billion on the payment of pensions and gratuities for the state’s and local government retired workers in the last five years.