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Herdsmen kill 2 catholic priests, 13 worshippers in Benue church

Two catholic priests and 13 worshippers were slaughtered on Tuesday morning by armed Fulani herdsmen in Ayar Mbalom village in Gwer East local Government Area of Benue State Terver Akase, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State   confirmed the attack on Twitter.  ”Armed herdsmen this …

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Benue Killings: Police recover 10 corpses in two communities

The Benue Police Command says it has recovered 10 corpses of villagers killed by suspected herders in Tse-Audu and Enger villages in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. Fresh attacks by suspected herders were reported in the area on Thursday night. In a statement on Friday in Makurdi, …

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Nigerian troops kill one herdsman in Benue

Troops deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on 3 April 2018 intercepted large number of Armed herdsmen in Asom village, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State following a tip off. The bandits on sighting the troops at Ukaa and Babban Ruwa area opened fire on them. One herdsman was killed …

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Herdsmen kill five Benue farmers – police

Five farmers were on Sunday night murdered by fulani herdsmen in Agatu, Guma and Makurdi local government areas of Benue state, Fatai Owoseni, the state commissioner of police has confirmed. According to The Nation, Owoseni told journalists on Monday that the herdsmen killed three persons in Olegobiudu, Agatu LGA, on Sunday …

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Only God can stop herdsmen killings – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye said on Friday that is only Almighty God that can stop the killings of innocent Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. 73 persons were murdered by killer herders in two Benue local government areas on New …

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Herdsmen Killings: 26 victims of Omusu attack buried (photos)

The burial of the 26 innocent persons killed by fulani herdsmen in last week’s bloody attack on Omusu village, Ojigo ward Edumoga in Okpokwu local government area of Benue State was held today March 15. A Catholic Requiem mass was held at LGEA Omusu, Okpokwu before the corpses were released …

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