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Group Urges Ishaku, Ortom To End Taraba/Benue Border Killings


Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, and his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom have been tasked with bringing the incessant killings in the border communities of the two states to an end as soon as possible. President, Tiv Cultural and Social Association, Taraba state Chapter, Hon. James Nungwa gave the ... Read More »

Tiv Youths In Nasarawa Petition Police Over Killing Of Kinsmen


The Tiv Youth Organisation (TYO) in Nasarawa State has petitioned the State Commissioner of Police, Sani Mohammed over the alleged killing of two of its kinsmen from Asumeku village in Lafia local government area of the state. This was contained in a letter of complaint jointly authorised by the President ... Read More »

Certificate Forgery: Suswam Determined To Put A Stop To ‘Wicked’ Petition Writing By Tiv People


Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State has resolved to punish Terver Kakih, the man who leveled allegations of certificate forgery against him. This, he said, would serve as deterrent to others who may want to contemplate such action in future. Reacting to the Supreme Court judgment last week, which dismissed ... Read More »

Warring Communities In Taraba Sign Peace Deal


The Jukun, Tiv and Fulani communities in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba on Wednesday in Wukari signed a peace agreement to end ongoing clashes in the area. The agreement was signed at a meeting presided over by the state acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, and the Paramount Ruler of ... Read More »

Police Constitute 8-man Task Force To Restore Peace Benue


The Deputy Inspector General of Police, (DIG) Mike Zuokumor Saturday constituted an 8-man joint task force to ensure Benue and Nasarawa states return to peaceful living. The joint task force which is made up of youths from both herders and farmer was given the task of supervising and making sure ... Read More »

Tiv, Jukun, Fulani In Taraba Sign Peace Pact

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Leaders of Tiv, Fulani, Jukun and Hausa communities in Taraba, have signed a peace agreement on behalf of their people to end violence and foster development. This is contained in a communiqué issued on Saturday in Jalingo at the end of a peace meeting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More »

Army Troops Kill 50 Fulani Herdsmen In Nasarawa


Troops just drafted to Nasarawa and Benue states to put a stop to the wanton destruction of lives and property by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the northern states Thursday killed more than 50 Fulani insurgents in Keana local government area of Nasarawa state in a gun duel. In lafia, Fulani ... Read More »

Tiv/Fulani clashes: 72 New Births Recorded In Makurdi Refugee Camps


Over 72 new births have been recorded in the last two weeks, in camps established in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, for persons displaced by the recent invasion of some Benue communities by suspected Fulani mercenaries. Despite being delivered without proper medical attention, most of the babies were in good ... Read More »

Benue: 55 Killed As Fighting Rages Between Tiv Community And Fulani Herdsmen


55 persons were killed, yesterday, afternoon in one of the bloodiest clashes between Tiv youths and suspected Fulani mercenaries at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. The latest fighting in Benue is coming on the heels of the recent sacking of Tse Ortom-Adorogo, home town ... Read More »

Suspected Gunmen Kill 25 In Benue Village As DPO, Policemen Flee


Suspected Fulani herdsmen have again being blamed for yesterday’s attack on Guma Local Government Area headquarters, Gbajimba, Benue State, which left at least 25 farmers dead. The militia, who reportedly brandished sophisticated weapons, also left no fewer than 50 persons injured. A few of them were taken to the hospital ... Read More »

3 Feared Dead, Several Missing As Tiv, Fulani Herdsmen Clash In Benue


A clash that erupted, Sunday morning, between Fulani herdsmen and Tiv natives in Adeke village, about 4 km from Maakurdi, Benue State, has led to the death of three persons, while several others were declared missing. Crisis had weekend broken out in Adeke, after suspected Tiv youths allegedly killed over ... Read More »

Communal Clash In Benue Kills 6


At least six persons were feared dead in a fresh clashes between the Tiv and Hausa/Kabawa communities at Gbajimba in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. According to an eyewitness, the crisis which also left over 30 injured and several house burnt, was sparked off by an alleged attempt ... Read More »

20 Feared Dead In Tiv, Fulani Herdsmen Clash


At least 20 people were feared dead on Friday in an outbreak of conflict between Tiv farmers and nomadic Fulani herdsmen at Nzorov ward, in Guma Local Government Area of Benue state. Nzorov ward in Iyordye Akaahena village was said to have been sacked by the Fulani herdsmen who also ... Read More »

Benue, Nassarawa State Plan Joint Security Surveillance Of Boundary Communities


Gov. Gabriel Suswam of Benue state said Saturday  that the state government was collaborating with its Nassarawa State counterpart on ways of conducting security surveillance along their boundaries. Suswam made the statement when he briefed newsmen in Makurdi, explaining that the measure was aimed at checking insecurity at the boundaries and the destruction of ... Read More »

More Than 100 women, Children, Farmers Killed In Renewed Hostilities In Benue


At least 100 women, children and Tiv farmers have been butchered in the last two weeks by invading Fulani herdsmen, who invaded Tiv communities in Guma Local Government area of Benue State, following the renewed hostilities. Disclosing this yesterday in an interview in Makurdi, immediate past Speaker of the Benue ... Read More »

Three Dead as Fulani Herdsmen Allegedly Invade Yogbo Village in Benue State


At least three persons have been reportedly killed in a fresh clash between suspected Fulani herdsmen and native Tiv farmers at Yogbo village in Guma local government area of Benue state. This is coming a year after a similar crisis in the same community between the farmers and herdsmen left ... Read More »