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Benue Again: Heavy Intercommunity clash Going on in Benue State

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This morning, a report reached us that there is an ungoing community clash taking place between the Jukum speaking community & the TIV community. Body counts are already reported to be on the rise. The Crises is coming barely over 24hrs the governor of Benue State, His Exclency, Samuel Ortom signed the anti-grazing bill meant to put a stop between the Fulani herdsmen & farmers of Benue State. More photos below:

GOOD NEWS! Police arrests violent Fulani herdsmen allegedly causing mayhem in Benue State

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A combined security team on Tuesday, April 4th, apprehended a contingent of violent Fulani herdsmen that have been causing mayhem in Benue State. This is coming days after suspected herdsmen invaded Ikyoawen in Moor District, Diiv and Alaba villages of Nzaav council wards, all in Turan, Kwande local councils of Benue State.

Buhari Orders Police and Other Security Agency to Put an End to The Crisis in Benue and Osun State

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President Buhari met with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris today where he gave a marching order to security agencies in Nigeria to immediately put an end to incidences of crisis present in some parts of the country.  

‘Thousands’ Of Boko Haram Captives, Including Children, In Hunger In Sambisa Forest, Escapee Says

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Thousands of women and children currently in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeast are being subjected to hunger in Sambisa forest; an escapee has informed Saharareporters.

Any country with Gulen will be at war with Turkey – PM

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Binali Yildirim Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, on Saturday said any country that stood by Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, would not be a friend of Turkey.

Muslim youths attack another Catholic Church in Niger state, says ‘Friday belongs to us’

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A group of Muslim youths, on Friday attacked St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, very close to Zuma Rock in Niger State. According to eyewitnesses, some Catholics, who had gone to the church to pray were attacked by the Muslims on the claim that Friday was their day of prayer and that the Church only had right to worship on Sundays.

IS claims Nice - Frace massacre

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Terrorist group, Islamic State, has claimed responsibility for the attack in which Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31, smashed a 19-tonne truck into a mass of people celebrating France’s Bastille Day in the Riviera city of Nice.

90 people dead, 1154 injured and 1563 soldiers arrested during the failed military coup attempt in Turkey

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At least 90 people were killed during overnight clashes in capital Ankara following an attempted coup in Turkey. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a new acting army chief of staff has been appointed after an attempted coup to topple the democratically elected government.

It’s better to run than die in our own homes –Residents fleeing from pipeline vandals

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Friday, June 24, 2016 entered the lexicon in the history of Igbo Olomu, a border community between Lagos and Ogun states, when suspected pipeline vandals, said to be Ijaws, invaded the community and its environs, and killed no fewer than 20 persons in one night. The gunshots that kept the residents awake throughout the night left a torrent of tears in almost every corner of the community the following morning, as some landlords, visitors, residents and local vigilantes had been massacred. It was a historic bloodbath by the vandals.

Fulani militia kill school principal, four others in Benue

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Suspected Fulani militia killed five persons including a school principal, Mr. Sam Wayo, in the ancestral home of the immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, on Tuesday. Wayo’s brother, Mr. Msugh Lim, was also among the people killed. The victims were killed around 5.30pm.

N-Delta Crisis: Why we won’t allow Buhari export crude oil —AVENGERS

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  Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, weekend, said since President Muhammadu Buhari has decided to shun the demand for legitimate dialogue with militants and stakeholders on the Niger Delta question, it would continue to encumber all avenues by him to export crude oil from the region.

Avengers strike again, bomb NNPC, Chevron facilities

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The Niger Delta Avengers, on Monday night, continued its unrelenting attacks on the nation’s oil facilities, blowing up two manifolds operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company at Batan community in the Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State.

Twitter takes down Niger Delta Avengers’ account

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Niger Delta Avengers Micro-blogging website, Twitter, on Monday suspended an account belonging to a group of oil pipelines saboteurs, Niger Delta Avengers. The suspension came a day after the group said it successfully launched five attacks on oil installations within two days.

Baghdad attacks kill 126 people, including 25 children; ISIS claims responsibility

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  A suicide car bomb killed 125 people, including 25 children, yesterday Saturday July 2nd, in a busy shopping district in Baghdad, the biggest mass slaughter of civilians in many years. And ISIS has claimed responsibility. Families had gathered in the popular area to break the Ramadan fast and watch the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in a cafe when a suicide car bomb exploded, ripping through a multi-level building that also housed stores and a gym. At least 147 were injured.

WHY NIGERIA MUST BREAK UP NOW

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There are a thousand and one reasons why Nigeria as a matter of urgency must split up along ethnic/cultural lines as soon as today. (The emphasis here is on the now for very obvious reasons). We are going to discuss a

DISCOVER NIGERIA: 5 Causes of Conflict in Nigeria

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Eboniyi/Benue Land dispute of June 2012. Credit: comradeonline.blogspot.com Conflict is an aspect of life that is very often avoided for the fear of loss. However, conflict is a part of our human existence. It has been known to bring about all manner of outcomes from food shortages to prosperity; economic recessions to gender equality. Civil conflict has been known to leave people with little or no time to practice farming hence causing food shortages. Countries with large defense industries have been known to make tidy profits from armed conflicts across the world.

Graphic Photos: Reverend killed by herdsmen in Nassarawa State

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According to @uncanny_sam, who shared the photos on twitter, his uncle Reverend Zakariya was killed by herdsmen in Obi LGA of Nassarawa State on June 30.

Group sues police, military over Enugu herdsmen attack

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An Igbo socio-political and cultural organisation, Igbo Improvement Union (a.k.a. Oganiru Ndigbo), said it had directed its lawyers to institute legal action against the police and the military for failing to protect the people of Ukpabi -Nimbo community, Enugu State who were murdered by Fulani herdsmen.

Eight girls expelled from school after they got pregnant

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Eight girls from a school in Elgeyo-Marakwet a county in Kenya have been expelled after the school management discovered they had fallen pregnant. Moi Girls Kapsowar High School in Elgeyo-Marakwet county expelled the girls on grounds that they are likely to pull down the school’s mean

ACF to Avengers: don’t plunge Nigeria into another civil war

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The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday described the destruction of oil installations embarked upon by the Niger Delta Avengers as an invitation to another civil war. It also warned the militant group to desist from its “madness” of breaking oil pipelines, saying that the country cannot afford another war at this time. A similar warning was issued to the Avengers by joint Akwa Ibom and Cross River militants under