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Nasarawa Seeks Air Patrol Of Its Borders

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state government has called for regular air surveillance and patrols around border communities of the state and Benue state to contain ongoing security challenges.

Buhari Ends One-Day Visit To Benue

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Mohammadu Buhari on Monday paid a one-day visit to Benue State as part of his visit to troubled states.  

Army Threatens To Court Martial Commanders Over Wanton Killings

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has threatened to court martial any of its commanders who fails to take decisive actions against the wanton killings of innocent persons when deployed to do so.  

Killings: It Is Frankly Unfair To Insinuate That I am Sitting Doing Nothing, Buhari Tells Bishops

2 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the speculations that he is doing nothing to address the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The President said this on Thursday when he received a delegation of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Most Reverend Ignatius Kaigama at the...

Fayose Faults FG, Security Agencies Handling Of Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Federal Government’s response mechanism and poor handling of the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Fayose said contrary to the believe in some quarters that the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government was responsible for the killings, the Federal Government’s handling of security...

Senate Rejects Report On Benue Killings; Says It Is "Incomplete"

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Senate has rejected the report of committee on police affairs and national security & intelligence over recent killings in Benue state saying it is "incomplete".

IGP Appears Before Senate Over Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s inspector general of the Police, Ibrahim Idris has appeared before the senate joint committee on police affairs and intelligence to explain his alleged non-compliance with a resolution of the senate on the 14 days ultimatum given to arrest and prosecute the herdsmen suspected to have killed over 70 persons in Benue state.

Benue Killings: IGP In Closed-Door Meeting With Senators

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is currently at the Senate in a closed-door meeting with the Joint Committee on Police Affairs and Intelligence. The Police boss is appearing before the committee to explain his alleged non-compliance with a 14-day ultimatum given to him to arrest and prosecute the herdsmen...

More Crocodile Smile, Python Dance Coming–Buratai

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army will conduct more exercises in 2018 to assist civil authorities to deal with internal security challenges in parts of the country. This statement was made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday. Speaking with newsmen after leading troops on a 15km Route March, Buratai said...

Senate Summons IGP On Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

Senate has summoned Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to give explanation over his failure to apprehend and prosecute suspects of New Year day killings in Benue State.

FG To End Herdsmen/Farmers Clash

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government will soon end the clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country.

Miyetti Allah Blames Anti-Grazing Law For Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

The enactment of the anti-grazing law by the Benue state government was responsible for the New Year day killings in the state by herdsmen.

Benue Killings: Senator Abdullahi Adamu Backs Cattle Colonies

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

A Former Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdulahi Adamu says the New Year killings in Benue state are a menace that must be tackled with all sensitivity in order to avoid a recurrence.  

NBA Wades Into Benue Herders/Farmers Clashes

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

A delegation of the Nigeria Bar Association led by its president, Abubakar Mahmoud has met  with representatives of religious bodies, local government chairmen, civil society organizations and other interest groups in Makurdi to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen/farmers clashes rocking the state and other parts of the country. Some of...

Stop Linking Herdsmen With Benue Killings, JNI Tells CAN, Others

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Umbrella body of Muslims in Nigeria, Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI) says it is absurd and wicked for the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to blame Fulani herdsmen for the recent murder of over 70 persons in Benue State and other parts of the country. Addressing a news conference in Kaduna,...

Benue Residents Take Protest To National Assembly

3 months ago /
Nation 

Some indigenes of Benue State have taken their search for justice for victims of herdsmen killings to the National Assembly. They took their protest to the legislature, occupying the entrance of the National Assembly, on Thursday, 48 hours after both chambers of the lawmakers debated the issue. The protesters demanded that both...

Southern And Middle Belt Forum Calls For Replication Of Open Grazing Prohibition Law

3 months ago /
Nation 

The southern and middle belt forum Wednesday condemned in strong terms the brutal killing of dozens in Benue state. They called for the replication of the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law to completely eradicate the grave danger associated with open grazing. The forum made the call at the new banquet...

Inter-Denominational Prayers Held For Victims Of Benue Killings

3 months ago /
Nation 

A candle light procession and inter-denominational prayers have been held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital for victims of Benue killings The solemn moment was an occasion to call on government to provide solution to the causes of the cycle of unending killings and violence January one, 2018, a day indigenous and residents...

Dogara Decries Killings As House Of Representatives Resumes

3 months ago /
Nation 

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara condemned the senseless killings in Rivers, Benue, Taraba, Kaduna, Zamfara, Adamawa, Edo and other states in the country. While calling on president Buhari to apply maximum sanctions on public officers who are negligent in the performance of their duties, Dogara called on security...

National Assembly Gives IGP Idris Two Weeks To Arrest Herdsmen Killers

3 months ago /
Security 

The national assembly has asked the Inspector General Of Police Ibrahim Idris to arrest the perpetrators of Benue killings and their sponsors. The lawmakers are also want an explanation from the country’s security chief on the crisis. Nigerian lawmakers returned to plenary on Tuesday after a long new year break, worried about...


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