Dear friends in Christ, greetings from the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi- Benue State, Nigeria.

Once again we bring you updates on killings and displacements of villagers in the diocese of Makurdi and other areas in Benue State. We have attached photos (viewer discretion advised). There are also pictures of destruction of property and food stored by the hapless villagers. There is the deliberate attempt to attack the food sources of the populations so that those not killed by bullets and machetes could be starved to death.

May the Lord give heed to our prayers and come quickly to help us.

Date

Place

Incidence

15th Jan 2023 Tse Amee, Mbakombur in

Mbapa council ward of Gwer

West LGA

1 person killed

(name not recorded as at time of reporting)

16 thJan 2023 Kendev community Mkomon council Kwande LGA

of ward,

2 persons killed:

1. Cephas Iortsor

2. Terhemen Awuhe

18 thJan 2023 Tse Amee- Mbapa, Gwer West LGA 1 Person killed:

Mr Moses Aza ( a local church leader in the area)

19th Jan 2023  

Abagena

community,

Makurdi LGA

9 person killed:

1. Terlumun Ajoh

2. Dekara Anshe

3. Christopher Gbashaor

4. Joseph Gbashaor

5. Eunice Gbashaor

6. Sewuese Gbashaor

7. Donald Gbashaor

8. Gbashaor Achor

9…….name not known

20th Jan 2023 Unyande community in Uvir

council of guma LGA ward

was attacked. 5 persons

5 persons killed:

Names not known at the time of report

23rd Jan 2023 Tse Mbagbe community of Yaav council ward, Kwande LGA 2

persons killed:

1.Terungwa Injave

2. Aondohemba Tsombur

25th

Jan

2023

Nzaav community of Yaav

council ward, Kwande LGA

Mr. Terhemba Tsekena was abducted, tortured but later released
26

Jan

2023

Ichembe community of Yaav

ward, Kwande LGA

8 persons killed.

1. Ternenge Asaku

2. Tersoo Samo

3. Tersser Ndera

4. Terhile Ndera

5. Jacob Tyousugh

6. Udoji Penda

7. Tersur Iorliam

8. …….name not known

29th Jan 2023 Tse Antyaven in Kyande (Mbabuande) of Mbapa council ward district of Gwer West LGA 4 persons killed, and scores Injured
30

Jan.

2023

Udei community of Nyiev

ward , Guma LGA

2 persons killed,

(names not recorded at the time

of reporting). Many injured and

displaced

31st Jan. 2023 Unyo along Naka Makurdi road in Gwer Wset LGA 5 persons killed:

1. Abubakar Mahnud (DPO of Naka police divisional office, Gwer West LGA

2. Terkende Ikpeku

3.Tyover Ihoungu And 2 female Traders

31st

Jan

2023

Mbadyugh,

Tse

Uhon

community in Sengev council

ward, Gwer West LGA

1 person killed.

1. Terhemba Tion

31st

Jan

2023

Tse Akanyi, Torkula Road,

Ugondo, Guma LGA

2 persons killed, one of the

victims identified as Ter Lior,

the other name not known as

at the time of reporting

31st

Jan

2023

Udei, Guma LGA 1 person killed, 2 seriously

injured.

8 thFeb

2023

Alu settlement, close to

Yelewata on the Kardarko

road.

3 persons slaughtered, 1 of the

victims was an IDP from the

Daudu camp.

9 thFeb

2023

Nagi village, Gwer West LGA 3 persons killed
9 thFeb

2023

Agbanu village, along Naka/

Agagbe Road Gwer West LGA

2 persons, ( Jinaba Theophilus

Terfa is a 400 level student at

Benue State University ). 1

person injured

 

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