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Benue Govt Impounds 105 Cows Over Open Grazing

The Benue State Livestock Guards has impounded 105 cows and four sheep caught grazing openly near Akawe Torkula College of Advanced and Professional Studies, Makurdi. Confirming the development, the commander of the Livestock Guards, Linus Zaki, disclosed that one herder, Kunje Saija, was also arrested in the course of the operation. He explained that in […]

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Learn Lessons From AI’s Report On Killings – Benue Gov. Ortom Tells FG

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom, has urged the Federal Government to carefully study the report of the Amnesty International on herdsmen’s killings in the country and draw some lessons from it to improve on the security of lives and property. Also, a socio-political and cultural group, Jukun Development Association of Nigeria, has described AI’s […]

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Returning Benue IDPs Seek More Security Posts At Border Areas

The returning Benue State Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) have urged the Federal Government to provide more security posts at the border communities to guarantee their safety. The locals particularly complained of being afraid of their border areas with Nasarawa State along the bank of River Benue. However, the Force Commander, Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi […]

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