Benue: Soldiers deployed as Hausa youths protest

Nigerian army soldiers in action

•Hours after Police broke up protest •10 vehicles set ablaze •Commercial motorcycles banned between 6pm and 7am •Ortom warns against reprisal Soldiers last night, took over the streets of Makurdi, the Benue State capital, a few hours after the quick intervention of the police averted what could have sparked a fresh mayhem in the state.Read More

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Benue Crisis: FG cautions against incendiary comments, pictures

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The Federal Government has appealed to the media and public commentators to exercise utmost restraint in their coverage of the fallouts of the recent farmers/herders’ clash in Benue. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who made the appeal in a statement in Abuja on Saturday, cautioned against “incendiary comments, unrestrained use ofRead More

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