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Tiv Traditional Council frowns at attempt to change the Benue Killings narrative

Tiv Traditional Council frowns at attempt to change the Benue Killings narrative

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Tiv Supreme Council (Ijirtamen) has frowned at what it described as an attempt to change the narrative on the Benue killings by key officials in the Presidency and prominent politicians from Benue State. In a communique issued at the end of the emergency meeting of the Tiv Supreme Council made available […]
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BREAKING: Gunmen kill nine people in Benue, Police, Ortom say

BREAKING: Gunmen kill nine people in Benue, Police, Ortom say

Three persons arrested in connection with the attack –Gov Ortom John Charles, Makurdi Suspected gunmen early hours of Friday attacked Tse Ujoh community in Ikyurav-Tiev in Katsina Alla local government area of Benue State and killed several people. While an eyewitness told our correspondent that 12 people were found dead, Police confirmed nine person killed […] …

Impunity, injustice fueling middle belt killings – French ambassador

Impunity, injustice fueling middle belt killings – French ambassador

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna States and other parts of the country. The envoy stated that Nigerians deserved to enjoy effective security and better governance than the government was currently providing. […] …

Withdraw comment on anti-open grazing laws, Senate tells defence minister

Withdraw comment on anti-open grazing laws, Senate tells defence minister

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has criticised the Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (retd.), over his call that laws enacted by states prohibiting open grazing be suspended. The upper chamber of the National Assembly asked the minister to withdraw his statement. Raising a point of order, Senator Barnabas Gemade (Benue North-East) faulted Dan-Ali’s statement […] …

Benue Killings: Ethnic Cleansing or Jihad? Soyinka, Northern leaders tango

Makurdi—Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to cry out for help from the international community to stem the killings by herdsmen which he, yesterday, described as ethnic cleansing.
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Seek int’l help to end killings in Benue, Nigeria – Professor Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has described the killings in Benue state as ethnic cleansing and urged the Federal Government to seek international assistance to curb the menace being carried out by marauding Fulani herdsmen nationwide.
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