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Nigerian govt set to establish Cattle Colonies in 16 states

Sixteen of the 36 states have signified intention to be part of the cattle colonies initiative of the federal government, according to The Nation. More are expected to join, according to Dr. Olukayode Oyedele, Special Assistant to Agriculture Minister, Audu Ogbeh. Oyedele did not name the 16 states or those …

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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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Ohanaeze rejects court’s judgment on IPOB

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has condemned an Abuja High Court over its Thursday’s verdict on the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The group described the court’s judgment, which declared IPOB as a terrorist group as height of nepotism and denigration of the nation’s judiciary system. Reacting …

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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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