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Benue Killings: We voted Buhari, he rewarded us with Dead Bodies

Benue Killings: We voted Buhari, he rewarded us with Dead Bodies

Corpses of victims of herdsmen killings in arrive IBB Square, Makurdi for funeral rites Government offices, commercial banks, markets and schools were closed the state capital in observance of the work-free day earlier declared by the State Government in honour of the victims.

Bello-Torob also lauded the government for deploying soldiers to the affected three states: Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa to maintain law and order as well as prevent possible escalation of the crisis.

The assailants attacked communities in Guma and Logo local government areas of the state on January 1 and 2, leaving scores dead and injured.

The former minister said the way and manner the unarmed and defenseless people of the state were murdered clearly indicated a calculated plot to inflict what he termed maximum pain and trauma on the collective psyche of the people.

The statement said: "The governor has expressed his deepest sympathy in a phone conversation with Governor Ortom".

Lalu Yadav's masseur, cook at his beck and call in Ranchi jail
The RJD jumped to its leader's defence, insisting that the presence of Mahto and Madan Yadav in jail was "conicidental". This is not the first time the two have accompanied the RJD chief to Ranchi jail.

This attack is a way of killing the spirit.

During the event of the mass burial, the governors of two neighbouring states - Darius Ishaku (Taraba) and Simon Lalong (Plateau) - held divergent views on the propriety of the Anti-Open Grazing Law enacted in Benue and Taraba States.

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to recent comments attributed to the leader of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo over the recent killings of innocent people by Fulani Herdsmen in Benue state.

The representative of the United Nations, Dr Mathins Ejibike, in his condolence message to the government and people of the state, said killings in Benue required global attention. "I think Mr. Femi Adesina should apologise to the people of Benue and Nigerians instead of blaming their failure on President Goodluck Jonathan".


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