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Herdsmen: Benue buries Okpokwu 26

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The 26 dead victims of Fulani herdsmen attack on Omusu-Edumoga, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State were, on Thursday, buried amid tears. The funeral service which held at the open field of St. Bernard Primary School, Ugwu-Okpoga, headquarters of the local government, was attended by Governor Samuel Ortom,

Rights violations: AI report aims to weaken efforts for peace, security in Nigeria- Military

Rights violations: AI report aims to weaken efforts for peace, security in Nigeria- Military  •Over 500 Boko Haram suspects freed, re-integrated to society  Jude Johnson  The Nigerian military has described the recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) report alleging human rights violations by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), as a gross

Nigeria police nabs 3 suspects over Zamfara killings

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said three suspects had been arrested in connection with the killings in Zamfara State. A statement from the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, indicated that the suspects were assisting the police in the investigation into the crime. According to him, the suspects are: Halilu

IGP Vows To Prosecute Perpetrators Of Zamfara Killings

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris, has vowed to conduct a thorough investigation into the recent killings in Zamfara state. Idris who is in Zamfara state to assess the security situation and commiserate with the people of the state described the development as worrisome. The IGP during his visit met

Zamfara Police Command clarifies attack on hunters

Babatunde Abiodun  The Zamfara State Police command has reacted to report of the recent incident that occurred in Zurmi LGA on February 13, 2018. The Command stated that on the fateful day, thunters from Birani village of Zurmi LGA intercepted and accosted a herder in the bush with some suspected stolen cattle

Zamfara massacre: HURIWA upbraids FG

Babatunde Abiodun The nation's security forces continue to receive knock for inability to stem the spate of violent killings across the country as a frontline non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the mass genocide of villagers by freelance armed hoodlums in Zamfara State. The Rights group