Soldiers allegedly attack Benue town over colleague’s killing

Armed men believed to be soldiers have stormed Naka, the administrative headquarters of Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State burning several houses and destroying properties worth millions. One of several buildings and properties destroyed during the attack Residents of Naka who escaped the onslaught told our correspondent that the town was More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Army kills four armed herdsmen, arrests 20 in Benue

The Nigeria Military on Tuesday said four armed herdsmen have been killed and about 20 other suspects arrested in Benue State. FILE PHOTO: Nigerian soldiers hold their weapons as they sit on a military pick-up truck More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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African land forces Summit holds in Abuja

Military top brass from across Africa on Monday kicked off a conference co-hosted by the United States aimed at boosting cooperation between countries fighting extremist groups.  African Land Forces Summit holds More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Four Police officers killed in Benue as gunmen ambush team

Four police officers were killed and about 11 others are still missing after some gunmen, on Sunday, laid an ambush on police officers in Benue State. The attack occurred when the police officers were on a patrol More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Defend your ancestral land, Ortom urges Benue youths

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has challenged the people to defend their ancestral land instead of seeking refuge elsewhere. The governor said this on Tuesday while addressing some youths in the state, in More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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Benue killings: Police recover 10 bodies in villages

The Police in Benue State, on Friday, said they have recovered 10 bodies suspected to be that of the victims of an attack, scattered around bushes in some villages in the state. Fresh attacks were earlier reported More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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$1bn military fund: ‘Buhari followed due process’

The Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, has defended approval of $1billion military fund by President Muhammadu Buhari explaining how due process was followed. Femi Adesina Reacting to the criticisms which More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, April 6th, 2018
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$1bn military fund approval: Nothing controversial, says Presidency

The Presidency, on Friday, responded to those criticising the approval of $1billion insurgency fund by President Muhammadu Buhari saying there’s nothing controversial about the approval. The President’s approval More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
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Police recover 948 guns in Sokoto

The Police Command in Sokoto State said it had recovered 948 guns under the state amnesty programme and police operations in last 24 months. Police recover 948 guns in Sokoto The Commissioner of Police in the state, More...