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19 Aug 2018
Again, suspected herdsmen, yesterday, ambushed military personnel, on surveillance in Guma Local Council Area of Benue State, killing one soldier and leaving two others injured. The Guardian gathered that the incidence took place in the early hours, while the soldiers were patrolling the area on Gbajimba-Iyordye- Akaahena Road, when the herdsmen militia suddenly ambushed them.…
12 Aug 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again decried the country’s socio-economic situation, saying government should be proactive in tackling the challenges.    Obasanjo said this, yesterday, at the centenary celebration and 42nd annual international conference of The Apostolic Church Lagos and Western/Northern Areas Territory (LAWNA) annual tagged: “The Imminence of His Coming,” held at the Church’s…
9 Aug 2018
A group in Edo State, Esan Peoples Renaissance Union, has launched a vigilance body to check herdsmen’s attacks and insecurity. Chairman of the union, Joel Aidemebor, said the group called Esan Ohue Vigilante, would collaborate with security agencies to check criminal activities in the area. He disclosed this at Uromi, in Esan North East Local…
3 Aug 2018
For several months now, some parts of the nation have been boiling with hostilities. We have since lost count of the number of killings that have taken place. We have lost count of the number of innocent Nigerians that have been killed in one of the most dastard and mindless killings in the history of…
3 Aug 2018
Vice President of the Apostolic Church, Pastor Emmanuel Awojide, wants the Federal Government to stop the indiscriminate killings in the country. Awojide made the appeal yesterday at a press conference in Lagos, to herald the centenary anniversary of the Church in Nigeria. He warned that every blood shed in the country would be accountable to…
26 Jul 2018
Members of the Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF) yesterday said they were not interested in apology being sought from President Muhammadu Buhari over killings across the country. The group said it would inaugurate the cabinet members that would serve in the Biafran government that would take effect on August 20, 2018. Enugu Priest, the Rev. Fr.…
24 Jul 2018
In the light of the seemingly intractable insecurity in the country and the perennial killings by suspected herdsmen, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the immediate past president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Agustine Alegeh has advocated legalization of arms. The SAN said it is time to allow Nigerians to bear arms, noting…
16 Jul 2018
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari for killings around the country. The group gave the advice in a statement on Monday by MURIC’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan. Akintola blamed politicians, tribal bigots and a section of the media on the…
15 Jul 2018
The General Overseer of Christ Fire World Evangelism Ministries, Igbe, Ikorodu, Dr. Israel Owonibi has called on Christians to unite together and speak with one voice against killings of fellow Christians. Speaking during a church programme titled: “My year of testimonies” to mark his birthday anniversary, the General Overseer noted that over 600 people were…
14 Jul 2018
The Police in Taraba on Saturday said it had arrested four persons in connection with the recent killings in Lau Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP David Misal, who disclosed this in a statement in Jalingo, confirmed the killing of 17 persons in the attack and several…
13 Jul 2018
The Delta State Mobiliser of the Buhari Youth Organisation, Mr. Sonni Efe Efurhievwe, has called on Nigerians to rally round the president in surmounting the killings and other security challenges facing the country. The body reiterated its commitment and indeed, that of Delta State to the leadership and re-election of the president. Addressing newsmen yesterday…
12 Jul 2018
A group, Tiv Youth Organisation (TYO), yesterday said comments so far from the presidency and members of the current administration at the federal level have suggested that politicians are backers of the herdsmen perpetrating the orgy of killings nationwide. TYO’s President General, Comrade Timothy Hembaor, in a statement in Makurdi, Benue State, maintained that “all…

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