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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.

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.

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.

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.

More than 40,000 persons displaced in Benue killings – SEMA

Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said over 40,000 persons had been displaced following the recent gunmen attack in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

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Lagos youngster sends favourite Funke Oshonaike crashing at NSF

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[File] Nigeria's Olofunke Oshonaike eyes the ball in her women's singles qualification round table tennis match at the Riocentro venue during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016.Jim WATSON - AFP

NSF: I’m not quitting table tennis sooner – Olufunke Oshonaike

Following her loss to Nimota Aregbesola of Lagos state at the ongoing 19th NSF, Akwa Ibom State’s Olufunke Oshonaike said will continue to play the game at any level as long as her body permits.
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Group sets up mobilisation teams for Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

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