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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has again raised the alarm over the influx of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle into the state, stressing that at least,15 persons have been killed across four local government areas in the last one week.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari lacked the capacity to resolve the lingering crises between farmers and herdsmen across the country because he was an interested party.
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.
Archbishop Adewale Martins will on Tuesday, May 22, lead Catholic faithful in the Lagos Metropolitan See on a peaceful march to protest persecution of the church and other killings in Nigeria by suspected Fulani herders and the Boko Haram terrorists.
The Benue State Executive Council has approved the supply of assorted fertilisers to supplement locally produced ones in the state for the 2018 cropping season.
Benue State Acting Governor, Engineer Benson Abounu warns those creating panic with alarms of attacks on innocent people in Makurdi and other towns of the state to desist from the act and instead help security agencies to guarantee peace.
The National Chairman of the PDP, Mr Uche Secondus, has told the Federal Government to address the “senseless killings going on in Benue immediately before it degenerates into a national crisis’’.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, told the Internally Displaced Persons, who were displaced due to Fulani herdsmen attacks, to go back home and use stones to defend themselves.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Tueaday disclosed that the renewed herdsmen crisis in Guma local government area of the state had led to the murder of a soldier by suspected herdsmen in the Guma local government area of the state.
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.
Benue Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that he would need N40 billion to offset all the outstanding salaries of workers in the state.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raised the alarm over a planned invasion of the state by suspected herdsmen even as he urged Benue people to intensify prayers to avert the impending invasion.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Spain ready to bury the demons of his nightmare Champions League debut for Juventus on Wednesday against one of his favourite victims Atletico Madrid.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
The Kaduna State Government has condemned what it described as attempts by some ‘busybodies’ to deny the killings of 66 people in fulani settlements in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
The Jigawa offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to conduct a rancor free, fair, and credible elections, as the commission has recruited about 20,000 ad-hock staff.