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Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers
Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benu...

Nigeria: Ortom Blames the Devil for Benue Killings, Calls for Prayers

Samuel Ortom, the Governor of Benue State, has called on people in the state to seek divine intervention to the rising crime in the state, which he identified as the work of the “devil”. Orton made the appeal appeal on Saturday at the NKST Church, Iortyer in Makurdi, capital of the... read more »

Nigeria: Gov. Samuel Ortom Defects from APC
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Nigeria: Gov. Samuel Ortom Defects from APC

Benue state governor Samuel Ortom has defected from the APC. Ortom announced his departure from the party on Sunday at the government house while he was swearing in his new Special Adviser on Local Government and Cheftaincy Affairs, Jerome Torshimbe. According to the governor, APC had given him the... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa
Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fres...

Fulani Herdsmen: About 50 Killed in Fresh Attacks at Adamawa

About 50 persons have been reportedly killed in fresh attacks in Adamawa state. The attack which was reportedly carried out by armed fulani herdsmen took place in Gojefa, Bujum Yashi, Bujum Waya, Sabon layi and Bujum Kasuwa, all vilages in Numan Local Government Area of the state. The attack also... read more »

Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attacks
Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destr...

Nigeria: Nine Killed and 45 Houses Destroyed In Fresh Benue Attacks

No fewer than nine persons have been killed and 45 houses destroyed in fresh herdsmen attacks that took place in three different communities Tuesday night. According to the report on Daily Post, the attackers killed six persons in Tse Shan, two in Tse Nyamkyume in Saghev both in Guma LGA while one... read more »

Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narrative - Terrence Kuanum
Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Ben...

Nigeria: FG Attempting to Change the Benue Killing Narrative – Terren...

The National Coordinator of the Benue Youth Forum, Terrence Kuanum has stated that the Federal Government is trying hard to change the Benue killing narrative. According to him, “Benue people know their killers” and have provided the FG with the information. However, he said that the... read more »

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

Nigeria: Fresh Attack by Armed Herdsmen Leave Eight Dead

About eight persons have been killed in a fresh attack by armed herdsmen in Tseadough village in Kwande local council of Benue State. The attack which took place on Saturday night left... read more »

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue

Five people have been killed in fresh attacks by herdsmen in different locations of Benue State. Four persons were reportedly killed by herdsmen at the Guma and Agatu local government areas... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything - Secondus

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything – Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party, the Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and the National Conscience Party have berated Buhari over the IG’s refusal to relocate to Benue State. The... read more »

Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari's Order to Stay In benue

Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari’s Order to Stay In benue

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration on Monday that he was not aware that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ignored his instruction to relocate to Benue... read more »

Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has again called on the federal government to act fast in its bid to find lasting solution over herdsmen attack in the country, especially Benue. The... read more »