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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 17, 2018 8:10 PM AAU student, four others killed as herdsmen attack Edo community

At least five persons, including a first year student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo S‎tate, Collins Ojierakhi, have been allegedly killed by herdsmen in Ugboha, Esan South East Local and Odiguete Ovia North East Local Government Areas of Edo state. No fewer than twelve persons are currently hospitalized at the Benin Central Hospitaland other 17

March 12, 2018 8:24 PM Nigerians slam Buhari for blaming IGP Idris over Benue killings

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack following his statement blaming Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris for incessant herdsmen killings in Benue. @brojoyce “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would wake up to hear naija has been sold. Which way Nigeria? @balatic “Nawa ooo,this country,if a president cant say dz…one day we would 24

March 12, 2018 10:01 AM BREAKING: Herdsmen strike in Benue, kill two police officers as Buhari visits state

Suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Orogbo in Nyiev Council Ward, Guma LGA of Benue State, killing two police officers on Sunday. DAILY POST gathered that the attackers engaged policemen in a gun duel near one L.G.A primary School before killing two of the officers. A resident told this reporter that the herdsmen had attempted to disrupt a church service 27

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

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 14, 2018 7:00 PM Deji of Akure blows hot over herdsmen invasion of Ondo LG

Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, has warned Fulani herdsmen against invading and destroying farm land in Ondo state. The monarch warned that herdsmen who fail to heed his advise would be made to face the consequences of their actions. Speaking in Akure, Aladelusi who described Tuesday’s invasion of the secretariat of Akure South Local Government 22

February 13, 2018 11:32 AM Herdsmen attack Ondo council workers, chase them out of secretariat

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday morning chased out workers at the Akure South local Government Secretariat. The incident happened following a disagreement by the herdsmen and workers in the area. Punch reports that it took the intervention of the Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Gbenga Adeyanju, and the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil 22