Benue Security Organization loses nine personnel in attack by herdsmen – Punch Newspaper

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The Benue State security organization known as the Community Volunteer Guards has lost nine of its personnel. This was disclosed by the Commander of the Guard, Capt. Ayuma Ajobi (Retd.) during the inauguration of the Headquarters Office Complex located inside the Government Headquarters on Friday. The State Security Organization was inaugurated in August 2022 with … Read more

Buhari has failed us, herdsmen say


The herdsmen in the country have lamented that President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has failed them. The pastoralists, under the umbrella of the Coalition of Pastoralists Association of Nigeria, said that Buhari has never engaged with the pastoralists since taking the oath of office. This was stated by the Vice President of the Nigeria … Read more

‘Why I believe Buhari is ‘complicit’ in herdsmen attacks in Benue’ – Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom Benue State Gave reasons why he believes that President Muhammadu Buhari was a “participant” in the conflict between herders and farming communities in the state. Mr Ortom spoke when he appeared as a guest on Arise TV’s The Morning Show on Wednesday. As in other parts of Nigeria, Benue has a long-standing … Read more

ECWA Pastor, 37 others killed by herdsmen in Nasarawa – Punch Newspaper

At least 38 residents of Taklafia and Gwanja communities in the Karu Local Government Area of ​​Nasarawa State have reportedly been killed by herdsmen who recently invaded the area. The vicar-in-charge, Reverend Daniel Denbecki, and 37 others were brutally murdered by the assailants in the area of ​​the Evangelical Church Winning All during the attack … Read more

Again, suspected herdsmen attack Benue communities, killing 10

At least ten people have been killed again by bloodthirsty gunmen who have been wreaking havoc in Benue State and other parts of the country. The Daily Post reported that the assailants attacked Opaha, Odogbo and Adikwu communities in the state’s Apa Local Government Area on Tuesday night and opened fire on unarmed residents. An … Read more

Labor Party chairman killed by herdsmen in Benue

Unidentified gunmen who have wreaked havoc in Benue State have killed the Chairman of the Labor Party, Mr. Nathaniel Ochoche. Ochoche, who was the party’s Adikwu Ward 2 chairman in Apa Local Government Area of ​​the state, was murdered along with four others over the weekend. The party’s propaganda secretary in the state, Tersu Orbunde, … Read more

IYC Inaugurates Surveillance Security Committee to Curb Herdsmen Incessant Attacks – THISDAYLIVE

Olusegun Samuel in Yenagoa The Central Zone of the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), as parts of efforts to checkmate the activities of errant herdsmen in Bayelsa State, has inaugurated a surveillance and security committee to protect farmland, communities and indigenes of the state. The surveillance and security committee comprises youth presidents and clan chairmen of … Read more

Displaced from homes, herdsmen extend killings to Benue IDP camp

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Communities in Benue State continue to bear the brunt of herders’ violence with residents who fled their villages attacked at an internally displaced persons’ camp, JOHN CHARLES writes This may not be the best of times for Benue residents following the rise in armed herdsmen attacks on several communities in the state as no fewer … Read more

134 people massacred in Benue by herdsmen, Buhari must send troops now –  Ortom 

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to match his words with action by deploying more troops to halt the killings in the state. More than 134 people have been gruesomely murdered by Fulani herdsmen in the villages in Benue State in the last five days across three local government areas … Read more

Killer herdsmen raid Benue community, kill policeman, 45 others

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Armed herdsmen continue attacks on Benue State with the latest incidents claiming 46 lives JOHN CHARLES and SEGUN ADEWOLE report Forty-six persons were reportedly killed on Wednesday as suspected armed herders unleashed a deadly attack on the Umogidi community of Entekpa Adoka district in the Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State. The fresh attack … Read more