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145 arrested over herdsmen/farmers clashes

A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states.

Sonny Agassi: Nasarawa to generate 500m annually from Dangote sugar refinery

Honourable Sonny Agassi, the Nasarawa Commissioner for Land and Survey, has on Wednesday said that Nasarawa State Government will generate about N500 million annually as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, from the Dangote Sugar Refinery, Tunga if completed.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

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.

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.

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.

Benue killings: Governor Al-Makura, monarchs deny harbouring killer herdsmen in Nasarawa

Governor Tanko Al-Makura and other stakeholders in Nasarawa State have denied the allegation by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue that Nasarawa State is harbouring killer herdsmen in Tunga, Awe local Government Area.

Herdsmen killings: I stand by my word on communal clashes – IGP Ibrahim idris

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has explained that he stood by his words that the Fulani herdsmen attack which left many of people killed, houses burnt remain a communal clash.

Nasarawa govt to adopt rail, water as alternative transport system

The Nasarawa State Government said it has put modalities in place to construct a rail line that would connect the state and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Niger govt suspended vice-principal who impregnated JSS 2 pupil

The Niger State Ministry of Education has suspended the vice principal of Government Secondary School, Tunga, Niger State, for impregnating one JSS 2 pupil, Faith Galadima.

16-year-old pupil impregnated by vice principal gives birth in Niger

A 16-year-old pupil of the Government Secondary School, Tunga, Niger State, Faith Galadima, who was impregnated by the school’s vice principal, Mohammed Mohammed, has given birth to a baby boy.

Niger child rights agency threatens to shut Arabic school over alleged child molestation

Niger State Child Rights Protection Agency has threatened to shut an Arabic school in Minna over an allegation that the proprietor beat up and inflicted injuries on a 14-year-old pupil.

Al-Makura urges fed govt to gazette Kwandere-Keffi road

Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appealed to the Federal Government to gazette the state-owned Lafia-Kwandere-Keffi road as a federal road.

Police arrest 60-year old man over rape of 10-year-old girl in Minna

The Niger Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 60-year-old man, Mr Osita Konal, who allegedly raped a 10-year-old primary two pupil in Minna.

Dangote disburses N850m compensation for sugar refinery project

Dangote Group has commenced the disbursement of more than N850 million, as compensation to land owners affected by its sugar refinery project in Tunga, Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

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