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March 19, 2018 11:43 AM Police speak on Miyetti Allah leader’s ID card found after bloody clash

The police in Plateau state said on Sunday that they are not in possession of an identity card belonging to a leader of herdsmen in the state. Tyopev Terna, Command spokesperson said Zakariya Idris, a senior member of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) who owns the ID card, was at the Bassa Divisional Headquarters where he reported a case of armed 17

March 11, 2018 4:49 PM MASSOB kicks against alleged IGP’s plan to disarm vigilance groups

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) under the leadership of Comrade Uchenna Madu said that directive by Inspector General of Police that all the neighborhood watch, vigilante groups and local hunters to surrender their arms was a well organised plan by the Hausa Fulani caliphate to take over the entire southern 21

March 10, 2018 9:28 AM Panic in Otukpo over rumoured herdsmen attack

There was confusion in Otukpo, the headquarters of Idoma community over rumoured attack on the community by suspected herdsmen. Reports had it that heavily armed herdsmen had invaded Eiupi in Otukpo and were allegedly hacking people to death. This development left many people rattled, unsettled, disturbed and stranded as many scampered for safety 27

March 6, 2018 1:48 AM Again, herdsmen kill 5 in Benue

fewer than five persons were allegedly killed by invading herdsmen in Umenger, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday night. Daily Sun gathered from locals, who fled the area, that the affected villagers had gone to check their burnt houses in the village to see how they would be able to repair them and return home following the commencement 24

March 5, 2018 6:32 PM Benue court denies six Fulani herdsmen bail

A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court, on Monday, denied granting bail application to six Fulani herdsmen who were arrested over the New Year attack in Guma and Logo local government areas of Benue State. Recall that the six accused persons, Ibrahim Saleh, Jibrin Adamu, Magaji Yau, Ibrahim Abubakar, Useni Bala, Sabin Yau, who were first arraigned on Friday 32

March 1, 2018 2:15 PM Benue govt. confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community, urges military to chase out herdsmen, cattle

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday. The state government also said that security agencies have been sent to the community to maintain peace. Commissioner for Information in the state, Lawrence Onoja Jr, who disclosed 26

February 28, 2018 11:17 AM Fulani Herdsmen: 20 People Allegedly Killed In Adamawa

At least 20 people have been killed in a fresh attack men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in four communities in Demsa Local Government Area in Adamawa state. According to the locals, the invaders attacked the communities at about 8am and set houses ablaze with property worth millions of naira destroyed. Residents called on the federal government to save them from constant 28

February 27, 2018 2:27 PM Amaechi asks Ndigbo to reject cattle colony, says Nigeria being governed by unknown laws

First Republic minister, Mbazulike Amaechi, stated that governors of the South-East are behaving like Jelly fish and hiding their heads in the sand like ostriches. He said this while calling on the Igbo to reject the call for the setting up of cattle colonies. He also said Nigeria was being ruled by laws unknown to the majority of its citizens. The elder 23

February 22, 2018 6:31 AM Call us to help out if you have failed – Sultan of Sokoto tells Buhari

The Sultan of Sokoto , Alhaji Sa ’ad Abubakar III, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to consult him and other stakeholders if he cannot solve the security problems of the country. He said if Buhari had failed, he should call them to help out, adding that it was unfair to label all Fulani as killers. The Sultan said this at the public presentation of a book, Dynamics 19

February 18, 2018 8:54 PM Retired Generals own cows, they gave herdsmen AK 47s – Archbishop Chukwuma explodes

Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma, has aired his thoughts about the way President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has handled the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen. According to him, the government is merely saying what the masses want to hear without backing up its words with an earnest volition to deal with the herdsmen 24