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March 19, 2018 7:09 AM Benue killings: Nigeria Police speaks on Buhari querying IGP Idris over disobedience

The Nigeria Police has reacted to report that President Muhammadu Buhari queried the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris for allegedly not obeying his order. The police said claims by Presidency officials that Buhari had queried Idris as a result of the matter was false. He was said to have spent one day in the state and jetted out to Nasarawa 21

March 15, 2018 10:49 AM Herdsmen killings: 24 corpses arrive Benue community for mass funeral [PHOTOS]

No fewer than 24 corpses have arrived St. Bernard open field, Okpoga, the headquarters of Okpokwu LGA of Benue State for mass funeral. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than 24 people were penultimate week killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Omosu village in Edumoga community of Okpokpwu Local Government Area of the state. The state had last week canceled 21

March 13, 2018 7:09 PM Lalong sacks Angyol as Bokkos LG chairman over killings

​Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has sacked Mr Simon Angyol, the Management Committee Chairman of Bokkos Local Government Area over incessant killings in the locality. Lalong made this known in a communication forwarded to the State’s House of Assembly and was read at Tuesday’s plenary by its Speaker, Mr Peter Azi. “Following certain unpleasant 23

March 12, 2018 8:24 PM Nigerians slam Buhari for blaming IGP Idris over Benue killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack following his statement blaming Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris for incessant herdsmen killings in Benue. @brojoyce “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would wake up to hear naija has been sold. Which way Nigeria? @balatic “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would 24

March 12, 2018 10:29 AM Herdsmen killings: Buhari arrives Benue, meets stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his official visit to the State. This is the first time the President would visit the nation’s acclaimed food basket since assuming power in 2015. The presidential jet touched down at the Makurdi Air Force base at about 11:am. The president was accompanied by some ministers 20

March 8, 2018 5:50 PM Herdsmen killings: Delta under siege – Gov Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, said the state was under siege by herdsmen. Okowa spoke at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area, in continuation of the town hall meetings across the state. He insisted that the state will not cede land to the establishment of cattle colonies, asking the Federal Government to come out with a definite 27

March 5, 2018 12:41 PM What Saraki asked Senate Panel to do over Zamfara killings

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has directed the Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security, to visit Zamfara and conduct an on-the-spot assessment of the killings that recently occurred in the North-West state. In a tweet on his personal handle, Saraki said: “I have directed the Senate Ad-Hoc Committee on Security to visit Zamfara on Tuesday in order 28

February 23, 2018 12:39 PM Ango Abdullahi emerges NEF’s BOT chairman

Erudite scholar, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, has been appointed the chairman Board of Trustee (BoT) and convener of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), even as the Forum demanded an end to the killings across the country. A statement signed, in Abuja, by the Chairman, NEF’s Implementation Committee Mahammed Bello Kirfi, on Thursday, revealed that the decision 21

February 20, 2018 8:44 AM Governors are helpless without state police -Tiv youths reply ACF

The National Council of Tiv Youths, NCTY, has faulted Arewa consultative Forum’s position on the creation of state police. The ACF’s Secretary General, Mr. Anthony Sani, said if created, the various state governors would abuse state police the way the state electoral commissions were being abused. Reacting, the group president, Chief John Akperashi 24

February 18, 2018 8:54 PM Retired Generals own cows, they gave herdsmen AK 47s – Archbishop Chukwuma explodes

Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma, has aired his thoughts about the way President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has handled the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen. According to him, the government is merely saying what the masses want to hear without backing up its words with an earnest volition to deal with the herdsmen 24