• Agatu killings: Community drags FG to ECOWAS Court

    Agatu killings: Community drags FG to ECOWAS Court

    It was gathered that the victims of alleged herdsmen’s brutality in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State have prayed the ECOWAS Court to compel the Federal Government to pay them N10 billion as compensation.

    This was contained in an originating application filed by the affected members of the Agatu Community and made available by the court to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday.

    The applicants said the claim would be used to compensate for alleged death, injuries and […]

  • Agatu killings: Benue demands N100b compensation

    Agatu killings: Benue demands N100b compensation

    The people of Benue State are asking for a N100 billion compensation for the attacks on the Agatu by Fulani herdsmen. The state government insisted that cattle ranching was the only solution to the recurring clashes.

    Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase said 18 persons had been arrested in connection with the attacks. He, however, said the police were yet to gather enough evidence to prosecute the suspects.

    At the continuation of the House of Representatives public hearing on the Agatu killings, […]