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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 3, 2018 6:05 PM 15 killed, four villages burnt down as herdsmen attack Adamawa communities

Fifteen persons have been killed and four communities completely burnt down after suspected herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Chairman of Numan, Hon Arnold Jibla, who confirmed the attack to newsmen on Thursday, however, failed to provide fatality figures as according to him, the attack was still raging as at the time of this report 28

April 26, 2018 1:36 PM Seven killed as herdsmen attack another church in Benue

At least, seven persons were in the early hours of Thursday killed after suspected herdsmen entered a church in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the herdsmen were said to have stormed Mbamondo clan around 12.20am and attacked some displaced persons who had taken refuge at an African Church in the area and killed seven 29

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 19, 2018 5:22 PM Herdsmen kill four construction workers in Plateau

Gunmen on Wednesday killed four construction workers at Angwan-Rogo village in Jebu-Miango area of Bassa, Plateau State. NAN reports that the workers were fetching sand for an ongoing construction work when the gunmen descended on them. Confirming the attack, Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in Plateau, told said the attack took place 43

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 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

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 22