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Governor Ortom’s wife warns against trafficking of IDP children

Wife of the Benue State Governor, Mrs. Eunice Ortom, has cautioned against trafficking of displaced children for farming or business activities in parts of the country.

General Buratai offers five Benue youths automatic recruitment

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has offered five youths of Gbajimba Community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue automatic recruitment into the Nigerian Army.

Professor Uji: 300,000 students displaced by herdsmen incursion in Benue

Executive Secretary of Benue State Teaching Service Board (TSB), Prof. Wilfred Uji, has disclosed that over 300,000 school children have been displaced by the incessant Fulani herdsmen invasion of the state since January this year.

Nigerian Army destroy camps abandoned by herdsmen in Benue

The Nigerian Army said its troops had destroyed camps abandoned by herdsmen militia in Gbajimba, Kaseyo and Adagu communities in Benue.

Reps: 24 killed in fresh herdsmen attacks on Benue communities

Members of the House of Representatives from Benue State on Thursday raised the alarm over fresh killings by herdsmen in the state.

Nigerian troops kill suspected herdsman in Benue

The Nigerian Army last night said one herdsman has being killed in Asom Village, Guma local government area of Benue state during an exchange of fire between troops and some bandits.

IHRMG: Over 90 killed by herdsmen in Benue after mass burial

The Independent Human Rights and Crime Monitoring Group (IHRMG) has alleged that over 90 people have been silently killed by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State since after the January 11 mass burial of 73 people killed by herdsmen, in spite of the military Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in the middle-belt state.

Troops nab seven herdsmen destroying farmlands in Benue

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

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.

Suspected herdsmen in gun battle with soldiers in Benue

Suspected herdsmen engaged men of the 707 special forces brigade of the Nigerian Army, Makurdi, Benue state in a gun battle on Tuesday.

Killings: Police arrest 145 suspects in Benue

Following the incessant clash between Fulani Herdsmen and Farmers in some local government in Nasarawa State, the Police has announced the arrest of 145 suspects.

Fulani herdsmen destroy Governor Ortom’s farm

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has disclosed that his farm located at his village in Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma local government area has been attacked by Fulani mercenaries destroying the farm products.

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.

80,000 internally displaced persons registered in Benue

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it has registered about 80,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, across four camps located in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state.

Benue killings: Court remands seven Fulani herdsmen

A Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court, presided by Justice Isaac Ajim, on Friday, however, remanded seven Fulani herdsmen for open grazing and criminal conspiracy.

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