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Buhari: ECOWAS protocols solution to herdsmen-farmers conflict

NAN President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday blamed the non-implementation of two ECOWAS protocols on free movement...

Herdsmen kill 7 IDPs in Nasarawa State

HerdsmenMr Peter Ahemba, President of the Tiv Youth Organisation in Nasarawa State, said seven Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed at Ihukan village...

Protests in Benue as herdsmen kill two Catholic priests, 17 others...

Olalekan Adetayo, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba, Alexander Okere and John Charles Armed Fulani herdsmen unleashed terror on Ayar Mbalom community in the Gwer East...

Herdsmen kill 2 Catholic priests in Benue

The Catholic Diocese of Makurdi has confirmed the killing of two of its priests, Rev Fathers Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, in an...

15 killed in fresh attack on Benue communities by herdsmen –

The coordinated attacks were said to have been carried out between Friday evening and Saturday morningNo fewer than 15 persons have been reported...

Again, 32 Killed In Nasarawa By Herdsmen

Again, 32 Killed In Nasarawa By Herdsmen  Independent Newspapers LimitedHerdsmen kill 32 in Nasarawa  The Nation NewspaperSuspected herdsmen kill 32 villagers in Nasarawa  TODAY.NGFull coverage Source link

Methodist Archbishop speaks on herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba

The Methodist Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev. Joseph Oche-Job, has called for a determined action from the Federal Government to stop the lingering...

Taraba’s herdsmen attack death toll hits 32

The death toll in Wednesday’s attack by Fulani...

Herdsmen Murder 36 Persons In Benue, Taraba

Some suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Tuesday night attacked Gbeji and Tswarev communities in Ukum and Logo council areas of Benue State, killing no fewer...

Herdsmen invade Tiv community in Nasarawa, kill six

Unknown gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen have invaded Jimin Nyaku in Aloshi chiefdom; and Guidan Ayua in Kadarko area of Keana Local Government, Nasarawa...

Herdsmen/farmers’ clashes: Edo Security C’ttee sets registration target for Fulani group

The seven-man committee set up by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki in each of...

Herdsmen kill Church of God Mission pastor, one other in Edo...

- Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly killed a pastor in Edo state- The cleric identified as Pius Eromosele was reportedly abducted...

20 Niger communities raise alarm over invasion by suspected herdsmen

…Beg FG not to withdraw soldiers By Wole Mosadomi Minna—Twenty communities in Munyan Local...

Herdsmen strike in Danjuma’s community, kill couple, two kids

Four members of a family were Wednesday butchered in Taraba State by suspected herdsmen. A 9-month old toddler, however, survived the attack. Police Commissioner, David Akinremi,...

Herdsmen kill a couple, two kids in Taraba

Four members of a family were Wednesday massacred...

Tension as herdsmen attack Enugu community

Suspected herdsmen, Monday, attacked Okpanku community in Aniri Local Government Area of Enugu State and injured a security guard. It was gathered that the incident,...

Herdsmen attack guard in Enugu

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU—THE dreaded herdsmen have once more left sorrow in Enugu community, machetting a security...

FCT community resists herdsmen’s move to encroach on farmlands – Punch...

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja, Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A violent clash between some Fulani herdsmen and residents of Paikon-Kore, a Gbagyi settlement, was averted on Sunday, following...

Herdsmen attacks: Probe alleged ethnic cleansing, Afenifere urges UN

By Dayo Johnson & Dapo Akinrefon AKURE—THE pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, yesterday, called on the United...

Herdsmen killings: Nigerians reacts to TY Danjuma’s ‘defend yourselves’ call

Nigerians have reacted to a statement credited to former Minister for Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma urging Nigerians to defend themselves against herdsmen. Danjuma, while speaking...

HERDSMEN ATTACKS: Afenifere vows to protect Yoruba

By Ola Ajayi IBADAN— DISTURBED by the unchecked violent attacks by herdsmen in Oyo State, the pan-Yoruba-socio...

Ortom reveals what herdsmen want in Benue

Rising from a meeting with the state and zonal leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Governor Samuel Ortom told newsmen...

In Fresh Kogi Attack, Herdsmen Kill Traditional Ruler, Wife, 9 Others...

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly killed a traditional ruler, his wife, and 9 others in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State on...

Why all Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria should move to Kano –...

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has again called on all Fulani herdsmen resident in other parts of the country to move to his state. He stated...

Troops Arrest 12 Herdsmen In Benue • Channels Television

File photo  The Nigerian Army on Sunday said 12 herdsmen have been arrested in Benue State. The suspects were arrested by troops of 707 Special Forces...

Breaking: Obaseki orders arrest of killer herdsmen within seven days

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the...

Suspected herdsmen kill 5 in Edo

Fulani herdsmen on the rampageJethro Ibileke/Benin Five people have...

Herdsmen: What Buhari told governors about cattle routes – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered state governors to ensure that people of their states do not “block...

Herdsmen kill at least 5 persons in Plateau

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed at least five people in central Nigeria‘s Plateau state, police...

Herdsmen killings: What Obasanjo said at Benue graveside

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has described the killing of innocent Nigerians by suspected Fulani herdsmen as senseless. The former president expressed sadness over the gruesome...

Herdsmen Kill 27 In Fresh Attack In Benue — Leadership Nigeria...

Over 27 people mainly women and children in Omosu community in Edumoga village, Okpokwu local government area of Benue State have been killed in...

26 killed as herdsmen sack Benue village in fresh attack

BY PETER DURUMAKURDI — It was a  sad and sorrowful day for Benue State again, yesterday,...

Gov. Ortom sues for synergy to check attacks by herdsmen

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for synergy from all stakeholders to check incessant herdsmen...

Court remands 6 herdsmen in prison over Benue New Year day...

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—A Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s court, presided over by Mr. Isaac Ajim, has denied bail...

Troops arrest 4 herdsmen, recover weapons

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE troops of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma (Cat Race) deployed in Benue State, yesterday, arrested...

Seven herdsmen arrested in Benue while destroying farms – Punch Newspapers

Olaleye Aluko, Abuja Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to the Operation Ayem Akpatuma have arrested seven herdsmen while destroying farmlands along the Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe and...

Herdsmen render 5000 people homeless, sack 400 school children in fresh...

Suspected herdsmen have rendered no fewer than 5,000 residents of Mbatoho Chile community, an Island close to Benue State Government House, of Makurdi local...

Yoruba group wants amnesty for killer herdsmen

Afenifere Renewal Group, ARG, has advised the Federal Government to open an amnesty window for arms-bearing herdsmen and other terrorists in the country. The group...

British Government finally reacts to herdsmen killings, reveals plans

The British Government has reacted to the incessant killing across Nigeria by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Prime Minister, Theresa May, said the British Government was engaging...

Herdsmen: Oba Ewuare II holds special security meeting

The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has convened...

Biafra: Buhari condoning killer herdsmen, Boko Haram while refusing to release...

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday lambasted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government for allegedly “condoning the murderous tendencies” of Fulani herdsmen...

TIDA reveals number of Tiv people killed by herdsmen in Nasarawa

A socio-cultural organisation for Tiv indigenes in Nasarawa state, the Tiv Development Association, TIDA, has disclosed that no fewer than 50 persons have lost...

Herdsmen poison 6 lions, 74 vultures to save cows

As Nigeria tries to work out a way to solve the herdsmen-farmers conflict, Tanzania faces a...

Suspected herdsmen butcher another policeman in Jos

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Daniel Malu, was on Thursday killed by some hoodlums in Jos, Plateau State. It was gathered that Malu was...

Herdsmen killings: Ortom indicts presidency, Defence Minster, IGP

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday told the Senate that the Presidency ignored several warnings before the mass killing of his people...

Fayose warns against reprisal of herdsmen killing, summons security meeting

Fayose warns against reprisal of herdsmen killing, summons security meeting  VanguardFayose Orders Investigation Into Ipao Killings  Leadership Newspapers (press release)Herdsmen killings: Fayose visits Ipao community  Daily Post...

Resist attacks by armed herdsmen – Soyinka tells Nigerians

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has called for an organised resistance to attacks being perpetrated by armed herdsmen across the country. Professor Soyinka told journalists...

Herdsmen killings: I know they want to attack me, I’m ready...

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has vowed to sacrifice his life to protect the people of the state in line with the...

Herdsmen open fire on ex-IYC President, 6 others in Delta

By Perez BrisibePATANI – PRESIDENT emeritus of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, yesterday...

Army arrest two armed herdsmen in Benue

The Nigerian Army have arrested two fulani herdsmen suspected to be planning a dangerous mission along Gbajimba – Iyiodeh road in Guma Local Government...

Ganduje’s Master Stroke Invitation To Herdsmen

My ever active mind has never broached anything...

Herdsmen killings: Defend yourselves, Gov Ortom tells Benue people

•Says IGP now mouthpiece of Miyetti Allah; his life threatened•You’re a drowning man, Force PRO tells...

Ganduje Asks Herdsmen To Relocate To Kano • Channels Television

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has made an announcement calling on herdsmen in various part of the country, most especially those in the middle-belt...

Ogun Community Cries Out Over Reported Herdsmen Invasion • Channels Television

Residents of Ketu Local Council Development Authority are calling on the state government and all security agencies in the state to come to their...

Weekend of Herdsmen Rampage: Scores Killed in Benue, Adamawa, Ogun, Ondo

It was a weekend of blood and tears as Fulani herdsmen went on rampage in four...

Why all Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria should relocate to Kano –...

Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, on Sunday urged Fulani herdsmen in other parts of Nigeria to relocate to his state. The governor said his...

Scores feared dead in fresh herdsmen attack in Adamawa

Emmanuel Arewa/AFP/Getty ImagesScores are feared killed in a fresh clash between herdsmen and residents of Simba and Shure villages in song local government,...

Herdsmen vs Farmers: Gov Lalong suggests ‘best option’ to end killings

Plateau Governor, Simon Lalong says ranching policy is the best option in addressing herders/farmers clashes in the state. Lalong who stated this on Saturday in...

Herdsmen killings: Muhammad Labdo gives more reasons Benue belongs to Fulani

A Professor of history at the Faculty of Humanities, Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Muhammad Labdo, has given more clarification to his earlier claim...

Herdsmen hit Taraba again 10 hours after governor’s alarm

Killer herdsmen went on a fresh rampage in...

Herdsmen kill four in Taraba village – Punch Newspapers

Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo No fewer than four Tiv villagers were killed in Ngutswen village, near Wurojam in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State, barely...

Fulani herdsmen strike again, kill four in Taraba

Unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have attacked and killed four persons in Ngutsen village of Wurojam ward in Gasol local government area...

Herdsmen/farmers clashes : NEC sets up committee to visit front-line states

The National Economic Council(NEC) has set up a committee on the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers across the states. The committee, which is set...

Benue killings: Why farmers/herdsmen clashes can’t end – Gov Yari

…As Umahi heads govs C’ttee to meet Miyetti AllahBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE National Economic...

Herdsmen killings: Wike tells Buhari what to do

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government on the best way to end the incessant killings going on...

Buhari’s administration working hard to end farmer/herdsmen clashes – Osinbajo

By Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA – VICE President Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja Tuesday, said that the...

Fulani herdsmen stab driver to death in Ondo State

The Ondo State Government and the state police have  been urged by the family of Victor Ajisafe, to fish out the murderer of their...

Herdsmen killings: Buhari’s silence will destroy APC – Adesina

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Dr Ayobami Lam Adesina, has warned that the menace of herdsmen...

Herdsmen kill 3 elderly men, raze 10 houses in Plateau

A 100-year-old man Ahmadu Hwie and two others...

Cattle Colonies: S’East govs lack moral right to make land available...

By Luminous JannamikeABUJA – Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT), the policy-making body of Ohanaeze Ndiigbo, has...

You are justifying ungodly killings by herdsmen, CAN fires back at...

By Luminous JannamikeABUJA – THE Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Saturday said the leaders of the...

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three In Plateau Attack • Channels Television

Plateau State on the map of NigeriaAt least three people have been confirmed dead while eight others sustained various degrees of injuries in Jebbu...

Farmers/herdsmen clashes: Police sue for peace in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has pledged to do its best to address the lingering clashes...

Fulani Herdsmen: Time To Boycott Blood Beef By Emmanuel Ugwu

Fulani herdsmen are the freest mass murderers in the world today. They are the only band of active terrorists on this planet that are...

Herdsmen set Falae’s farm on fire

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen have reportedly set ablaze, a farm belonging to the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae. The...

Taming herdsmen: The Ugwuanyi example

By Josef Umunnakwe Onoh The massacre in Benue was not the first or second time that herdsmen...

Suspected herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun – Punch Newspapers

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Suspected herdsmen have allegedly killed a farmer, Adetona Owolabi,  on his farm on Thursday at Afon in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of...

Osinbajo heads 10-member Committee on herdsmen/farmers conflicts

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday...

Herdsmen: Don’t turn Ekiti into war zone, Fayose warns

ADO-EKITI—GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has warned against the killing of anyone, either herdsman or...

Herdsmen burn farmland of ex-naval chief in Ilorin

Samuel Afolayan, a former chief of naval staff, says the destruction and burning of his farmland by herdsmen is an annual routine. Speaking with journalists...

Should farmers be killed for Fulani herdsmen to live? – Bishop...

Apparently irked by the spate of wanton killings across the nation by so-called Fulani Herdsmen and...

Herdsmen attack: Emir Sanusi admits being patron of Miyetti Allah, names...

The Emir of Kano , Muhammadu Sanusi II has admitted being a patron of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN. The former...

Ikpeazu rejects proposed cattle colonies for herdsmen

By Anayo Okoli ABIA State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has vehemently rejected the proposed “cattle...

Benue killings: Take action on herdsmen or risk 2019 – Obigwe

By Nwafor Sunday The National President of Igbo youth for positive change in Nigeria, Evang Chinedu Obigwe...

Herdsmen attacks terrorism, targeted at church – CAN

File PhotoThe Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Adamawa State, has described attacks by herdsmen in the state and other parts of the...

Herdsmen’ve declared war on Nigeria – Soyinka

•IGP apologises to Benue people over his comments•IPOB condemns killings in Middle Belt, Rivers•Army deploys special...

“All lives are equal, but a cow’s is more equal than...

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has, in a hot take for Sahara Reporters, urged the Federal Government to take actions to stop the Fulani herdsmen killings. In the...

Fulani herdsmen: Buratai deploys special forces to Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba to...

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai yesterday disclosed that he has directed Special Forces to crisis areas in Benue, Nasarawa...

Senator Waku reveals those behind herdsmen killings

Senator Joseph Waku, Pro-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to go after leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle...

Breaking: Suspected herdsmen assail Policemen in Logo LGA in Benue state

BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – The Police Mobile Force deployed to forestall further attacks on communities in Logo...

Don’t politicise herdsmen ’s killings, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday warned that the...

Fani-Kayode reveals what Fulani herdsmen will do to Nigerians if citizens...

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, on Sunday highlighted reasons Nigerians must vote against President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The former Minister warned that rampaging...

Nats Onoja Agbo: Fulani herdsmen, not just ‘herdsmen’

There is a narrative that I am yet to understand about the on-going armed invasion of Middle Belt States by Fulani herdsmen. Those in...

Fulani herdsmen finally reveal why they attacked Benue communities

A leader of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders in Benue State, Garus Gololo has revealed why Fulani herdsmen attacked some communities in Benue state. He said...

Over 50 killed in coordinated attacks on six Benue communities by...

…tearful Gov. Samuel Ortom urges President Buhari and FG to protect Benue people BY PETER DURU

Ortom Orders Arrest Of Herdsmen, Detains 50 Cattle • Channels Television

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has ordered the confiscation of over 50 cows and arrest of three herdsmen. The suspects were arrested for violating the...

Fayose attacks Buhari for refusing to punish ‘killer herdsmen’

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of refusing to take actions against killer herdsmen. Fayose said this on Tuesday in...

Ogun monarch raises alarm over arrival of herdsmen

… gets court judgement against open grazing ABEOKUTA-The Eselu of Iselu, in Yewa North Local Government Area...

Anti-open grazing bill: Ortom denies chasing Fulani herdsmen away from Benue

Benue State governor has faulted the claims in some quarters that the recently-implemented law banning open grazing was aimed at chasing herders from Benue...

Benue: Herdsmen Rape One, Burn Houses, Displace Thousands

Makurdi – Herdsmen again struck in Azege, Tse Ikyoifi, Logo Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue state where they raped a mother of four (names...

Strange elements have infiltrated Fulani herdsmen in Plateau – Dariye –...

A former governor of Plateau State, who is the current lawmaker representing Plateau Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Joshua Dariye, in...

Uniform men lured us to be killed by herdsmen – Plateau...

Enough is enough —BuhariBy Jonhbosco Agbakwuru & Marie-Therese NanlongJos—No fewer than 29 persons, mainly...

Six killed, houses burnt as Fulani herdsmen defy Plateau curfew –...

Friday Olokor, Jos Barely 24 hours after the imposition of curfew by Governor Simon Lalong, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday killed no fewer...