News - Benue Killings

Anti-Open Grazing Not Responsible For Benue Killings- Ortom

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has denied claims that the Anti-Open Grazing Law was responsible for the herders’ crisis in state. 

Enugu Catholic Church Calls For Vigilance, Self Defence

1 month ago /
Nation  Religion 

The Catholic Diocese Of Enugu, South-East Nigeria is calling on Nigerians to be vigilant and stand up to defend themselves in the face of the current security threats in the country.

Lagos Catholics Protest, Condemn Killings

1 month ago /
Nation 

Catholic faithful in Lagos state have joined their counterparts across the country to condemn the spate of killings by suspected herdsmen who caused mayhem raiding churches and killing christian faithful during service

Kogi Catholics Hold Procession To Condemn Killings

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Kogi Catholic Bishops Conference has condemned killings of innocents people across Nigeria.

Archbishop Onaiyekan Says Nigeria Is In A State Of Emergency

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Archbishop of Abuja archdiocese John Cardinal Onaiyekan says Nigeria is in a state of emergency that requires a grand alliance of men of goodwill to rescue the nation.

FG Scales Up Security In Birnin Gwari LGA To End Deadly Attacks

2 months ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a new Battalion of the Nigerian Army, as well as a new Police Area Command, in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, as part of measures to scale up the security response to the banditry affecting the area.

I Have No Plans To Dump APC – Ortom

2 months ago /
Nation 

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has denied any plan to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senate Invites Buhari Over Benue Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate  has backed the House of Representatives in the demand for President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly over numerous security challenges confronting the nation.

Nasarawa Seeks Air Patrol Of Its Borders

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state government has called for regular air surveillance and patrols around border communities of the state and Benue state to contain ongoing security challenges.

Buhari Ends One-Day Visit To Benue

4 months ago /
Nation 

President Mohammadu Buhari on Monday paid a one-day visit to Benue State as part of his visit to troubled states.  

Army Threatens To Court Martial Commanders Over Wanton Killings

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Army has threatened to court martial any of its commanders who fails to take decisive actions against the wanton killings of innocent persons when deployed to do so.  

Killings: It Is Frankly Unfair To Insinuate That I am Sitting Doing Nothing, Buhari Tells Bishops

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the speculations that he is doing nothing to address the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The President said this on Thursday when he received a delegation of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Most Reverend Ignatius Kaigama at the...

Fayose Faults FG, Security Agencies Handling Of Benue Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Federal Government’s response mechanism and poor handling of the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Fayose said contrary to the believe in some quarters that the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government was responsible for the killings, the Federal Government’s handling of security...

Senate Rejects Report On Benue Killings; Says It Is "Incomplete"

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Senate has rejected the report of committee on police affairs and national security & intelligence over recent killings in Benue state saying it is "incomplete".

IGP Appears Before Senate Over Benue Killings

5 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s inspector general of the Police, Ibrahim Idris has appeared before the senate joint committee on police affairs and intelligence to explain his alleged non-compliance with a resolution of the senate on the 14 days ultimatum given to arrest and prosecute the herdsmen suspected to have killed over 70 persons in Benue state.

Benue Killings: IGP In Closed-Door Meeting With Senators

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is currently at the Senate in a closed-door meeting with the Joint Committee on Police Affairs and Intelligence. The Police boss is appearing before the committee to explain his alleged non-compliance with a 14-day ultimatum given to him to arrest and prosecute the herdsmen...

More Crocodile Smile, Python Dance Coming–Buratai

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army will conduct more exercises in 2018 to assist civil authorities to deal with internal security challenges in parts of the country. This statement was made by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday. Speaking with newsmen after leading troops on a 15km Route March, Buratai said...

Senate Summons IGP On Benue Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senate has summoned Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to give explanation over his failure to apprehend and prosecute suspects of New Year day killings in Benue State.

FG To End Herdsmen/Farmers Clash

5 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government will soon end the clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the country.

Miyetti Allah Blames Anti-Grazing Law For Benue Killings

5 months ago /
Nation 

The enactment of the anti-grazing law by the Benue state government was responsible for the New Year day killings in the state by herdsmen.


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