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September 7, 2018 2:14 PM Fani-Kayode reacts as herdsmen behead PDP chairman

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the beheading of the Charles Chrisanthus, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman in Bare Ward, Numan Local Government Area, LGA, Adamawa State, by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Dorcas told the State Criminal Investigation Department that, “His attackers led by our Fulani neighbours repeatedly 24

August 4, 2018 3:44 PM Police confirm three persons killed by suspected herdsmen in Plateau community

The Plateau State Police Command on Saturday, confirmed the killing of three persons in Zawra village of Jebbu Miango in Bassa LGA of the state. The confirmation was made by the command’s Spokesman, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev. Tyopev said, “Today, being 04/07/2018 at about 07:45 hours, the Nigeria Police Force, Plateau State Command, Jos received an information 32

July 18, 2018 4:15 PM Miyetti Allah: No Plan To Attack Cross River Community

The Cross River State Branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has debunked rumours that Fulani herdsmen were planning to attack residents of Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River. The Chairman of the association, Alhaji Hassan Abo, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Calabar, described the rumour 21

July 13, 2018 5:04 AM Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa– The Sun News

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the area identified 21

July 5, 2018 8:31 PM Suspected herdsmen kill 5, burn houses in Adamawa community

No fewer than five persons were killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday night, in Kola community, Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State. It was gathered that the attackers invaded the town at around 2:00a.m. Wednesday night, killing and burning down houses, while several others were injured. The Adamawa State Police Command 51

July 4, 2018 12:46 PM How Fani-Kayode interpreted Presidency’s statement that Nigeria ‘can only own land when alive’

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Wednesday faulted the explanation by the Presidency on why states should adopt ranching. Fani-Kayode said the Presidency wants Nigerians to surrender their “ancestral lands” to Fulani herdsmen or be prepared to be slaughtered. Adesina said this in connection to the challenge being faced by the government 25

July 3, 2018 3:17 PM Killings: Igbo group issues quit notice to Fulani herdsmen

No longer comfortable with the numerous killings in various parts of the country, Igbo pressure group, Voice from the East (VEAST) has given the Fulani herdsmen in the South East as well as Anioma, in Delta State, and Ikwere in Rivers State, up till August 31, 2018 to vacate their land and forests. The group which embarked on a peaceful protest Tuesday 23

July 2, 2018 9:07 PM Fani-Kayode claims pastors criticizing Buhari’s government risking their lives

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has hailed pastors who are criticizing the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, but warned that they are risking their lives and liberty. In a tweet on Monday, Femi-Kayode listed a few of the clerics who have spoken up recently and said he was “proud” of them. “I am proud of the Pentecostals. They are standing 25

June 27, 2018 1:39 PM NASS To Visit Plateau Over Killings – Dogara

The National Assembly said it was planning to pay a condolence visit to Plateau State. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said this in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday 26

May 28, 2018 10:44 AM BREAKING: Herdsmen attack Catholic seminary, shoot reverend father, beat others

Two Catholic priests were on Monday morning beaten with one shot in the leg when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a minor seminary in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, the Punch reports. The Director of Caritas Nigeria, an agency of the Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, revealed this in a WhatsApp message. He said, “Please Frs, pray for us. Our minor 23