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Herdsmen killings: PDP criticizes APC governors’ Benue visit

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is slamming the governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress party (APC) for visiting Makurdi, the Capital City of Benue State to sympathize with Governor Samuel Ortom and the people of that state eighteen days after 73 innocent citizens were murdered by Fulani Herdsmen in …

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IGP appoints Fatai Owoseni as new Benue CP

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris has appointed Fatai Owoseni as the new Commissioner of Police, Benue State Police Command. Owoseni’s appointment is coming months after he was replaced as the Lagos State Commissioner of Police by Edgal Imohimi. The former Lagos police comissioner will replace Bashir Makama as …

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Herdsmen kill 6 persons in fresh Logo, Guma attacks

Six persons have been killed by suspected herdsmen in a set of renewed attacks on communities in Logo, Guma and Okpokwu Local Government Areas of Benue State. Governor Samuel Ortom confirmed the attacks on Wednesday at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. He made the disclosure when he …

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Benue killings: PDP visits governor Ortom, IDP camp

Delegations from the National Secretariat of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) main opposition in Nigeria are currently in Makurdi, the Benue state capital to commiserate with Governor Samuel Ortom and the people of the state over the unfortunate killings of 73 innocent citizens by Fulani Herdsmen in Guma and Logo local …

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Osinbajo accuses Ortom of lying about Benue killings

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Monday expressed shock at claim by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, that he (Osinbajo) was warned ahead of the January 1 killings in the state. In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo described as “a terrible …

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