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Miyetti Allah: Atiku’ll divide Nigeria if he becomes president


The National Coordinator of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Benue State, Garus Gololo, on Thursday took a swipe at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, stating that if elected, he (Atiku) would create division in the country. Gololo was reacting to a statement by Atiku …

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Atiku: Killings by herdsmen will continue if Buhari is re-elected

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday said killings by herdsmen would continue in the country unless President Muhammadu Buhari is voted out of office in 2019. Atiku said this while reacting to Amnesty International’s report on herdsmen/farmers’ clashes which indicted the Federal Government for …

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2 killed, 29 injured by suspected herdsmen in Adamawa


Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Bare village in the Numan Local Government Area (LGA) of Adamawa State, killing two people and inflicting 29 others with various degrees of injury. According to reports, those killed were attacked on their farms while the attackers also set the villages ablaze. The Chairman, Numan …

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Buhari doing little to stop killer herdsmen — Obasanjo, Soyinka


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for doing little to stop killings by herdsmen amid the general insecurity in the country. Obasanjo, who paid a condolence visit to Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State yesterday, said the magnitude of security …

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Killings: DHQ deploys additional Special Forces to Plateau


The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday authorized the deployment of additional Special Forces to Plateau State to beef up the strength of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in the state. The additional troops which arrived Jos, capital of Plateau State today were received and briefed by …

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