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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 20

May 15, 2018 3:33 PM Herdsmen: Group blames Yahaya Bello over attacks on Kogi communities

The Kogi socio-political group, Project Save Kogi (PSK) has described the fresh herdsmen attack on two communities in Ilu-Ajo, Kogi West which left 10 dead and scores wounded as barbaric and unacceptable. In a statement by the Project’s spokesman, Samson Atek’ojo Usman, he explained that the invasion of Fulani herdsmen at the wee hours of Monday, was uncalled 25

May 15, 2018 3:07 PM Catholic priests, 17 others killed by herdsmen for mass burial May 22 in Benue

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has declared May 22 as work free-day in honour of two catholic priests allegedly killed by Fulani herdsmen in the state. Making the announcement via the Twitter handle of the government, Ortom said there will be a mass burial on the same day for the 17 victims of the attack respectively. “Benue state governor, Samuel 35

May 11, 2018 11:53 AM BREAKING: CAN General Secretary, Musa Asake is dead

The General Secretary, Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, is dead. DAILY POST confirmed that Asake died on Friday morning (today) in Abuja after an illness. The death of Asake came about two weeks after he led a nationwide protest called by CAN against the killing of Christians by suspected Fulani herdsmen. His death was confirmed by his brother 32

April 27, 2018 6:48 AM ‘I would have been part of herdsmen attacking people’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that if not for education, he may have been one of the Fulani herdsmen clashing with farmers across the country. The President said during his two-day state visit to Bauchi State on Thursday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, where he inaugurated the 261 Nigerian Air Force Referral Hospital, some roads 38

April 26, 2018 8:42 AM 44 killed in fresh Benue, Nasarawa attacks

, 37 persons were reportedly killed, several others injured and some still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked three council wards in Guma Local Government Areas of Benue State. Seven others were killed in a separate attack in Nasarawa State. The affected Benue villages are Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council ward, Mbakpaase in Saghev council ward and Tse-Ali 29

April 12, 2018 5:31 PM Fani-Kayode attacks Buhari for accusing Muammar Gaddafi of training ‘killer herdsmen’

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Thursday blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for blaming activities of herdsmen in Nigeria on the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. Buhari had said, “The problem is even older than us. It has always been there, but now made worse by the influx of armed gunmen from the Sahel region into different parts 32

April 10, 2018 12:34 AM Gunmen kill 11 in Plateau, Nasarawa

fewer than seven persons have been killed in a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen at a relaxation centre in Nding community of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Daily Sun gathered that the incident, which occurred at about 9:30pm on Sunday night, claimed the lives of six men and a woman who was a waitress at the relaxation 22

April 6, 2018 7:09 AM ‘Hungry Pastors’ – Fani Kayode blasts Arewa pastors’ support for Buhari

Femi Fani-Kayode has blasted pastors under the auspices of the Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria, who paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit on Thursday. A group of over 45,000 pastors, made up of the Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria accused their colleagues of inciting violence and working 26

April 4, 2018 5:06 PM Two farmers killed, 3 others injured as herdsmen attack Benue community

Two persons have been reportedly killed while three others were injured by suspected Fulani militia in Agasha town, Guma Local Government area of Benue State. The three persons shot by the herdsmen are currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital. When contacted, Police spokesperson, DSP Moses Yamu said he was yet to get the information from the Guma Divisional 26