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AK 47, Pump Action Recovered From Herdsmen

The Nigerian Army said it recovered AK 47, pump action, a dane gun and some ammunition from herdsmen in Taraba state. The recovery was made by troops of the 101 Special Forces Battalion, deployed in exercise AYEM AKPATUMA, on Thursday. According to Brig-General Texas Chukwu, spokesman for the army, the guns and ammunition were recovered after troops repelled the Fulani …

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Herdsmen slaughter father, son in Agatu, remove vital organs

Report reaching newsmen from Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State has it that suspected herdsmen have slaughtered one Mr. Andrew Ataboh and his son at Innahim farm settlement. The incident happened Friday evening. It was gathered that Ataboh of Okokolo ward and his son were abducted by the herdsmen in a farm settlement yesterday and their lifeless bodies were …

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Police Recovers AK47 Rifles From Herdsmen In Katsina

The Katsina police command says it has recovered at least 198 illegal arms from herdsmen and cattle rustlers in the state. Mohammed Wakili, state commissioner of police, disclosed this at a news conference on Wednesday. He said the recoveries were sequel to the directives given to the effect by the inspector-general of police (IGP) to the commissioners and their supervising …

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Anti-Open Grazing Law: Herdsmen Storm Abuja Court, Demand Justice

There was panic at the premises of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, when a large number of Fulani, believed to be displaced by Anti-Open Grazing law in Benue State stormed the court to register their discontent with the delay in delivery of judgement on the matter. Their arrival at the court premises as early as 8:00a.m. caused panic …

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How Can You Not Know The IGP Didn’t Move To Benue, Nigerians Knocks Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday during a meeting with some stakeholders at the Government House in Makurdi, the Benue State capital said he is not aware that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, left Benue State for Nasarawa State after he was ordered to relocate to the state. President Buhari had on January 9, ordered the Inspector General …

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Buhari arrives Makurdi Over Farmers/Herdsmen Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his official visit to the State. This is the first time the President would visit the nation’s acclaimed food basket since assuming power in 2015. The presidential jet touched down at the Makurdi Air Force base at about 11:00am. The president was accompanied by some ministers, aides and …

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Woman Raped By Fulani Herdsmen Dies In Presence Of Ortom

A pregnant woman who was raped by  Fulani herdsmen has died in the presence of  Governor Ortom. The Governor has ordered Benue youths to defend the people of Benue. The order came after a pregnant woman who was raped by the Fulani herdsmen terrorists died in presence of the governor in the hospital. 9News Nigeria learnt that the latest attack by …

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Cattle Colonies: 370,000 Hectares Of Land Will Be Given To Herdsmen – CSO

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), has said that the Federal Government’s proposed establishment of cattle colonies across the country will not bring lasting solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes. The Chairman of CDHR, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) based in Ebonyi, Mr. Emeka Anosike, said this in an interview with newsmen in Abakaliki on Tuesday.

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