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Benue Rescuers’ Vanguard has stated that Senator George Akume had not at any time denied that herdsmen were responsible for the killings in the state.
The Nigerian army has said it has facilitated the return of 145,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their homes in Benue, Taraba and parts of Nasarawa States.
The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the death of five persons in Ukum Council area of the state after an attack launched by unknown gunmen.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised those planning to rig the 2019 elections in the state to shelve the idea, warning that no one would subvert the will of the people of the state through rigging and get away with it.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, washed his hands off the suit seeking the proscription of Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist organisation.
Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.
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.
Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting Exercise Ayem Akpatuma have on Sunday arrested five suspected cultists in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.
Benue State Security Council has jerked up the ransom placed on a terror gang leader and most wanted criminal in the state, Mr. Terwas Akwasa, aka Gana, from N10m to N50m.
Newly appointed Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, confirmed this during his maiden media briefing yesterday, disclosing that the deceased was one of the officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) who were on an official assignment in the area.
A lawmaker representing Katsina-Ala, Ukum and Logo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Emmanuel Udende, has condemned in strong terms the wanton killing of over 73 people by Fulani herdsmen in parts of his constituency Logo and Guma in Benue State, even as he accused leaders of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) of masterminding the attacks, calling for their arrest and prosecution.
Damian Chukwu, the Borno police commissioner, says a suicide bomb attack was foiled in Maiduguri on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday present the 2019 budget proposal before the two houses of the National Assembly.
The West African Examinations Council says it will deploy an Electronic Certificate Management System to facilitate the issuance of certificates to candidates, to reduce the problem of abandoned certificates.
The Federal Government has blamed the National Assembly for delays in submitting the 2019 budget estimates.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said he will work against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adebayo Adelabu, in 2019 elections.
The Somali Lower House of Parliament has declared as invalid a motion seeking the impeachment of President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.
The Police Service Commission has received 104,289 applications from interested Nigerians who want employment into the Nigeria Police Force as Constables.
Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council to engage in issue based campaigns, expressing confidence that the PDP has successfully executed projects that will earn it victory in the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred the 2018 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi, with a charge to the nation’s academics to sustain scholarship and research while contributing to nation building.
As part of its continued commitment to tackling false news, fake accounts and hate speech, as well as improving the transparency of advertising on its platform, Facebook, recently held an election Integrity Exhibition for media, civil society partners and other stakeholders in Nigeria.