SHOCKING: 55 Killed As Tiv Youths And Fulani Herdsmen Clash In Benue

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at 04:54 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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It was a bloody afternoon yesterday March 23 in Benue state as some youths of the Tiv tribe clashed with suspected Fulani mercenaries in the state, leaving 55 people dead. The communal clash which is reported to be about land matters happened at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma LGA of the state.

Sources say suspected Fulani mercenaries had attempted to attack the Tiv community in the morning at about 10am but were resisted by the youths. They then made a return after a well coordinated attack plan had been hatched. They came in their hundreds, shooting indiscriminately and burning down houses. Continue...




"They came in their numbers very early in the morning from Awe, Nasarawa State and made an attempt to seize the town and the local government secretariat but they were confronted by our youths who resisted them, forcing them to beat a retreat. Later in the afternoon at about 1pm, they staged a more coordinated attack on the town, this time they came in their hundreds, shooting, burning down houses, huts and killing anything in sight. The Police station in Gbajimba was helpless because we have less than 50 officers and men on ground at the station and this attack has completely overwhelmed them". A witness said

Benue State Deputy Governor Steven Lawani while speaking at a thanksgiving service yesterday at the state capital, Makurdi, pledged that residents would reclaim their land being occupied by Fulani herdsmen.
christianity at 05:00 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Nawao,naija alway bad news
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schmit at 05:12 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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R.I.P
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wcollins at 05:45 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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People beware of Suya meat... cos all these killing ..killing game don dey too much... i suspect say no more cow for suya and as adamu must sell suya... they must kill human's.... Admin go and investigate Isa wey dey sell suya for front of mama tunde shop  wey dey sell rice under the bridge..... Grin
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paulohking at 05:46 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Fulanis!!! na wa o
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gmarley at 05:49 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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every time bad news why
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HOPEA23 at 06:08 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Fulnai...they want to take the whole place ..what's wrong with dem.....they need to be ship back to where they really belong....the British see what you pple have caused... for bring different pple with diffferent belief  to be one....

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Mobbysmartins at 06:16 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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I think it is high time the Benue State Government handle this miscreants,he have the constitutional powers to do so.The Youths should have continued to be on alert waiting for them.
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dareper at 06:33 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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War loading... Up biafra!!
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winace at 06:36 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Wat nonsense. Fulanis are fighting TIV in their own land again? Male dem no bring dat rubbish cum my place o.
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sucre4u at 06:48 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Lord av mercy
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deboalabi262 at 07:28 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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These Fulanis are becoming nuisance every where/every state in Naija. They should go to their homeland.... Angry Angry Angry Angry

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cocoeni at 09:05 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked killing everyday in naija ..God help us.
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proly at 09:10 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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these fulanis cause prob everywher
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IDOKOO at 09:15 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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I am a bonify benue guy, and what they are sayin is all truth but, as dey came in hundreds, so dey must die in hundreds. it is our land, and we must fight dieing and wining. DEATH IS D END OF PAINS. & IT BETTER 2 SERVE IN HEAVEN THAN TO RAIN IN HELL.
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akinmanchy at 09:40 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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End result of poverty + illiteracy

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chicco77 at 09:50 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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Gentle29 at 09:59 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Aboki line mumu ppl  Grin
 Mak una dey kill una self
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Larry28 at 10:06 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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Rip to the lost Souls !!
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dickman2 at 10:17 PM, 24 Mar 14 (3 years ago)
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but cow dey fight here with people..abi na the cow be the Fulani  people..i ask oooh..
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