A patrol team of 72 Special Forces Battalion Makurdi on a tip-off raided a suspected militia camp at Tomatar community general area in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State at about 6am on Thursday the 26th of April, 2018. During the operation one militia was wounded, another neutralized and one arrested. The following […]
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Benue Killings: Police Arrest Gang Leader of Killer Fulani Herdsmen and Principal Suspects in Nasarawa State.
The IGP Intelligence response Team, following the directive of the Inspector General of Police have arrested the ring leader of the Fulani Herdsmen and three principal suspects who led the killing of scores of Benue indigenes as a result of the passage of the law against open grazing in Benue state government. A police statement […]
The Benue State Police Command said it has arrested no fewer than 130 suspects over the recent massacre and subsequent threat to peace in the state. The detainees include those being held for killings in parts of the state and attacks on residents of Makurdi, the state capital. “The number of those arrested is high. […]
The leadership of the Senate, led by Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Wednesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari to present him with the resolutions of the Senate on the killings in Benue State. Picture shows the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, President of the […]
The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr. Ibrahim Idris 14 day’s ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This position was sequel to the consideration of a report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Current Security Infrastructure in Nigeria. The committee had on Friday […]
Former President of the Senate and the Senator representing Benue South, Senator David Mark, has commended his successor, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on his timely directive to the Senate Ad hoc Committee on Security Infrastructure to cut short its recess and investigate the New Year killings in Benue state. Mark who gave the commendation while […]
Buhari: All Perpetrators of Violence in Benue State will Face the Wrath of the Law;We dont have land for Colonies-Ortom.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday called on the government and people of Benue State to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities, assuring that all the perpetrators of violence in the state will be made to face the wrath of the law. Speaking when he received a delegation of political leaders, traditional rulers […]
Benue Killings: Abuja Ecclesiastical Bishops Condemn Mutilation of Human Beings by Rampaging, Demonic Terrorists.
The Bishops of the Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja have condemned the indefensible preference of animals over human life evidenced in the mutilation of human beings by ‘Rampaging, Demonic Terrorists’. In a communiqué the end of their first plenary meeting in Markudi on Saturday, the Bishops warned that failure of the government to adequately protect […]
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has vowed to fish out perpetrators of the Jan. 1 attacks on Benue villages. It would recalled that the attackers invaded five villages in Guma and Logo Local Governments where they killed 73 persons and displaced 50,000 others. Recall also that the Benue State Government held a […]