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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ortom Calls for More Allocation to States – Thisdaylive

    George Okoh in Makurdi As the country marks the 2019 Workers’ Day, a call has been made by the Benue State Government for an increase to states in the sharing formula of resources between the federal government and states. The state Governor, Samuel Ortom, made the call wednesday at … Read...
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    Metro Troops kill suspected bandits, recover weapons in Benue – TODAY.NG

    The Nigerian Army on Friday, said its troops of 72 Special Force Battalion killed some suspected armed bandits while some escaped with gunshot wounds during an encounter last Thursday, in Benue State. The Army, in a statement by its spokesman, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, said the ...
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    Metro BENUE: Timeline of latest killings after launch of last military operation – Vanguard Newspaper

    These are obviously not the best of times for Benue considering the series of killings taking place in the state in the last five months. The post BENUE: Timeline of latest killings after launch of last military operation appeared first on Vanguard News. Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics Ortom Will Lose Re-election If He Contests Under APC – Sahara Reporters

    Former chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC in Benue state, John Akperashi has advised the state governor, Samuel Ortom to seek an alternative platform to actualize his second term aspiration. The house of representative aspirant said that the governor would... Read more...
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    Metro Benue killings: We’ll never cede our land to Fulani herdsmen –Shuluwa – The Sun News

    A first class traditional ruler in Benue State, Chief Abu King Shuluwa, has vowed that the Tiv will never cede any part of their land to the Fulani herdsmen, no matter the intimidation. Shuluwa, who … Read more via The Sun News – https://ift.tt/2yb17r8 Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics Benue NASS caucus: No plan to dump APC – TODAY.NG

    Amidst rumours of an impending defection of lawmakers from Benue state in the National Assembly from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to either the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or the Social Democratic Party (SDP), the caucus has said it does not have such a plan for now.... Read...
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    Killings: Miyetti Allah, FUNAM, others declared Jihad on Benue — Ortom – Vanguard News

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has insisted that the attacks and killings in the state could be regarded as a jihad, following verifiable comments by the various herdsmen groups in the country which openly declared a jihad in the state. Gov Samuel Ioraer Ortom … Read more via...
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    Governor Ortom: President Buhari not responsible for Benue killings – TODAY.NG

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Tuesday exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the herdsmen killings in the state stressing that those linking the president to attacks were being mischievous. He recalled that the herdsmen crisis predated the present administration assuring that the...
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    We must ensure adequate security of Benue, other states – Saraki – The Sun News

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured Benue people that the Senate would not stop engaging security agencies to ensure adequate security in the state to enable the over 180,000 internally displaced persons currently occupying eight IDP camps return to their homes. Saraki, who gave …...
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    CAN commiserates with Catholics over murdered priests, parishioners – TODAY.NG

    The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday commiserated with the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria as it conducted mass burial for the two priests and parishioners killed by the herdsmen in Benue State in April. Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant, Media and Communications to the CAN...
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    Suspected herdsmen kill SSS officer, soldier in Benue ambush – Premium Times Nigeria

    Suspected herdsmen have struck again in central Nigerian state of Benue, killing at least one State Security Service (SSS) personnel while abducting two others, multiple security sources familiar with the incident have told PREMIUM TIMES. At least one soldier was also killed in the attack …...
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    Again, Herdsmen Kill Five In Benue – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Again, Fulani herdsmen late Sunday invaded Michia settlement in Gaambe-Tiev of Logo Local Government Area of Benue state, killed five people and wounded several others. According to a community leader in the council area, Joseph Anawah, the attackers invaded the community between 11.30 pm and …...
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    Troops of OPWS kill 35 herdsmen, others in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – The Sun News

    Troops of the newly launched Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS) operating in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states managed to kill 35 herdsmen over the weekend, even as a large number of them escaped with gun shot wounds. Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. John … Read more...
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    My re-election not worth spilling of blood – Ortom – Topix news

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, said he desired re-election in 2019 but not in expense of spilling the blood of anyone. The governor spoke in Makurdi when he hosted forum of former political party executives led by Chief Michael Iduma who visited to pledge their support …...
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    Herdsmen Strike In Benue As Soon As VP Osinbajo Departed – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    About three persons were killed and several persons displaced after suspected herdsmen attacked another community in Benue State. The attack came barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo left the state. DAILY POST gathered that the latest attack occurred on Thursday in Ukemberagya...
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    3 slaughtered by herdsmen, 10 killed by bandits in fresh Kaduna, Benue attacks – Vanguard News

    No fewer than 13 persons have been killed in fresh attacks in four villages in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, and Ukemberagya community, Gaambe-Tiev council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. While 10 were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari communities on Tuesday, three others were...
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    Osinbajo: I’m Ready to Quit If Buhari is Complicit in Benue Killings – Thisdaylive

    Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Benue State… wednesday “Let me assure you that under no circumstance whatsoever will I give up my faith or refuse to stand up for my faith. You can take that to the bank. Even the position that I … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2rOfDyE Get More...
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    Benue declares May 22 public holiday to mourn murdered priests – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has declared Tuesday, May 22, work free day to honour the two catholic priests who were recently killed with 17 worshippers in Mbalom, Gwer East Local Government Area of the state. The post Benue declares May 22 public holiday to mourn … Read more via...
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    Benue killings: We are not at war with any ethnic group – Ortom – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has insisted that the state was not fighting a war with any ethnic group. Ortom stated this during the inauguration of 10 first-class chiefs at the IBB square, Makurdi, on Monday. The governor urged the people of the state to be … Read more via Daily...
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    Benue killings: Why I instituted criminal proceedings against Miyetti Allah –Ortom – The Sunnews

    On his return from China after a two-week leave, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, fielded questions from journalists, where he spoke on why he instituted criminal proceedings against the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore (MAKH) and the recent arrest of the Benue Livestock … Read...
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