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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.

N9.7 billion fraud: Court admits more evidence against ex-Governor Suswam

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted additional documents in evidence in the 32-count charge preferred against former Benue Governor, Gabriel Suswam, by the Federal Government.

Court orders PDP to pay N180m professional fee to senior lawyer

Justice Jude Okeke of FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to pay N180 million to Mr. Samuel Okutepa (SAN) being his professional fee.

PDP panel to discuss name change, bring back defectors

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a contact committee for the purpose of aligning with other political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army arrests Governor Ortom’s aide for allegedly masterminding Benue killings

Governor Samuel Ortom will allow the law take its course after the Nigerian Army arrested one of his aides for allegedly masterminding recent killings in Benue State, his top adviser has said.

Witness: How ex-Governor Suswam collected N450m at once for Government House

Terseer Chogah, a witness in the alleged N9.79 billion fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, on Thursday narrated how N450 million was withdrawn for running of the Benue State Government House.

Court: Judge’s elevation won’t stop ex-Governor Suswam’s N9bn fraud trial

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday ruled that the issue of elevation would not stop a judge from carrying out his or her duty.

2019: Senator Mark charges Nigerians to ‘change the change’

Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has charged Nigerians to get their voters cards to change the change in the forthcoming general elections.

Justice Nasir: Unknown forces responsible for Benue killings

The Chairman, Advisory Council of the Ahmadu Bello Foundation, retired Justice Mamman Nasir, has said the insecurity in Benue was created by some unknown forces that were not from the North.

Governor Ortom: Fulani herdsmen plotting to kill me

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday raised the alarm over an alleged fresh plot by a group of herdsmen under the auspices of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to attack and kill him.

I have reconciled with Gabriel Suswam – Governor Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he has reconciled with his predecessor, Mr Gabriel Suswam.

Governor Ortom: Miyetti Allah wants me dead

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has hinted that there is a plot by the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the state led by one Gaurus Gololo to allegedly eliminate him.

Tor Tiv reconciles Governor Ortom, Gabriel Suswam

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his predecessor, Dr. Gabriel Suswam, have finally reconciled and agreed to work together for the good of the state.

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.

Herdsmen kill over 1,500 farmers in 47 attacks in Benue – commissioner

Suspected herdsmen have killed more than 1,500 people including farmers, policemen and soldiers in Benue State communities in 47 different attacks in the last three years, the state government has declared.

EFCC accuses embattled ex-Governor Suswam of tampering with key witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday accused a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, of tampering with its fourth prosecution witness, Abubakar Umar.

Federal govt knows senior politicians behind the Taraba massacre – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that he personally gave the Federal Government pictures of 800 Fulani herdsmen and their families that were killed in Taraba State last year but the government had yet to take action.

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