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Police engage in gun battle with Benue youths

A state of unease pervades Benue State capital, Makurdi, as youths engage security operatives at Wadatta area, a suburb of the capital city. Source told Punch that some youths had gathered in a particular place, with policemen and soldiers suspecting they could cause havoc, hence the decision to engage the …

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Benue killings: IGP apologizes for communal clash comments

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris has apologized for the comments he made on the recent massacre in Benue State. Few days ago, Idris had suggested the Benue crisis was a communal clashes and not a herdsmen attack. “I want to apologize for the misconception of my communal …

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Herdsmen kill two policemen in Benue

The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the killing of two of its personnel by suspected herdsmen in an ambush in Logo Local Government Area of the state on Monday. Confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Makurdi on Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer, Moses Yamu, …

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Lagos seals suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka’s properties

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday sealed a Petrol Filling Station, a Hotel and Event Centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures, situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed for violating the State’s Urban and Regional Planning Law of …

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Police arrest suspected Badoo cult leader, herbalist in Ogun

Operatives of the police units from the Lagos Police Command stormed Ayegbami Quarters, Imosan-Ijebu, Ogun State, on Tuesday, and arrested a herbalist allegedly behind Badoo attacks, Fatai Adebayo. The team, which included men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Rapid Response Squad and Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special …

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Badoo kills man, son, sister-in-law, injures wife In Ikorodu

Badoo, the ritual cult group, has again unleashed terror on a family in Itesiwaju Community Development Area, Ibeshe, Ikorodu, killing a man, his son and sister-in-law and injuring his wife. The man’s wife reportedly sustained serious injuries and was said to have been admitted to the Ikorodu General Hospital. It …

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