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Gunmen kill four family members in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed four members of a family in Kai Village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau.

Mali admits soldiers implicated in deaths during security sweep

Mali's defence minister admitted on Tuesday that soldiers were involved in killings in the country's unstable centre, after the discovery of a mass grave backed up accusations of summary executions by government troops.

Governor Masari: Why herdsmen, farmers clashes persist

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has on Tuesday said the persistence and incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers mostly hinges on encroachment on areas of land reserved for grazing by farmers and consequent encroachment on farms by breeders.

Nigerian Army arrest suspected killers of Governor Ortom’s aide

The Nigerian Army has announced the arrest of three gang members of the wanted militia leader, Mr Terwase Akwaza, who confessed to the killing of the Senior Special Assistant to the Benue state governor on Special Security, Mr Denen Igbana.

PFN kicks as court condemns 5 Christians to death for killing herdsman

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has kicked against the Yola High Court ruling sentencing five Christians to death for allegedly killing a herdsman.

CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.

Minister seeks support for President Buhari to end killings

Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.

Killings: President Buhari urged to change security architecture

A former Chief of Army Staff and member of the defunct National Democratic Coalition, NADECO, General Alani Akinrinade (retd.), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to change the country’s security architecture.

Five to die by hanging in for killing herdsman

A Yola High Court presided over by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri has sentenced five men to death for culpable homicide and for killing a Fulani herdsman.

Kidnapped Methodist priest, others released by captors

A Methodist presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande and two other church leaders kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Osun State have regained their freedom.

2019: Governor Ortom will lose re-election if he contests under APC – aspirant

Former chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, in Benue state, John Akperashi, has advised the state governor, Samuel Ortom, to seek alternative platform to actualise his second term aspiration.

2019: Festus Keyamo speaks on why President Buhari will be re-elected

Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be re-elected in 2019 to instil a different political culture in the country before he retires.

2019: Afenifere gives condition for Southwest to support President Buhari

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, insisted on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari must restructure Nigeria to get the support of the South West in 2019.

INEC registers fresh 245,195 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered a total of 245,195 new voters in Kogi State.

Bishop: No contact with abductors of Osun Methodist priest yet

Policemen and vigilance groups have been combing bushes around Telemu village along the Iwo-Osogbo Road in search of a Methodist Presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande, and two other church leaders kidnapped on Sunday night by some hoodlums suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Jerry Agada: Obasanjo-Buhari face-off a slap on Nigeria’s democracy

A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, has described the face-off between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari, as ‘very shameful’ and a slap on Nigeria’s nascent democracy.

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum demands IGP, INEC chairman’s sack

Worried by the audacious refusal of the police to submit to civil authority and the doubt over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2019, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Forum has demanded the immediate sack of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris and the INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu.

Senator Umeh: Honouring MKO Abiola, Babagana Kingibe leaving Humphrey Nwosu is half measure

Senator Victor Umeh (APGA, Anambra Central) says any honour done to Moshood Abiola and Babagana Kingibe, presumed winners of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election without extending same to Professor Humphrey Nwosu, chairman of then National Electoral Commission (NEC) amounts to half measure.

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Gunmen kill four family members in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed four members of a family in Kai Village in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau.
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