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Murdered Kaduna monarch, wife buried

The remains of the allegedly assassinated Etum Numana, Gambo Makama, and his wife were buried at Gwantu, Sanga Local Government Area, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the burial, which held on Saturday at the permanent site of the palace of the Numana Chiefdom, attracted sympathisers from …

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Abia govt rejects cattle colony for herdsmen

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has rejected plans by the federal government to establish “cattle colonies” for Fulani Herdsmen and their cows in Abia State. In a release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Enyinnaya Appolos, the Governor stated that Abia state will not cede any part of …

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Buhari not condoning herdsmen violence – Femi Adesina

A presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has frowned at those accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of condoning killings occasioned by farmers/herdsmen conflicts across the country. Mr. Adesina, who is the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a video message he posted on his personal Facebook account on Wednesday …

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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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APC lawmaker quits party over Herdsmen killings

A member of the National Assembly and Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Interior, Mr. Jagaba Adams Jagaba, has declared the end of his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Jagaba, who is representing Kachia/Kagarko constituency at the House, reacted to his suspension from the party in Kaduna …

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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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