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Herdsmen planning to kill me – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Friday raised the alarm that Fulani herdsmen had concluded plans to lie in ambush and kill him along Makurdi-Lafia highway, the only route that connects Abuja to Benue. Speaking during an interactive session with stakeholders on how to ensure peace during the forthcoming 2019 …

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Herdsmen kill 8 in Plateau, Taraba villages fresh attack


No fewer than eight people were reportedly killed on Friday and Saturday, when suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Plateau and Taraba states. Three persons were shot dead on Friday night in Zanwra area of Jebbu Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, by the herdsmen, throwing the …

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Plateau groups to drag FG before ICC over killings


A coalition of ethnic groups in the Middle Belt have vowed to drag the Federal Government to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, The Netherlands, to protest against the recent killings in three council areas in Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The organisations included the Plateau Initiative …

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Killings: Our elders have failed us – Plateau youths


Youths of Plateau State, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress Youths Online Forum, have expressed sadness and disappointment with the elders of the state, saying they were disappointed with the elders for not being united to fight the common enemy of the state. The APC youths, while addressing …

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