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September 3, 2018 10:32 AM Plateau killings: Police confirm 11 persons killed, 12 injured in Jos South

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that eleven persons were killed last night in Latya and Lakwandet communities, close to Gura Topp in Rayfield Jos South LGA of Plateau State by unknown gunmen. According to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Mathias Terna Tyopev, “On the 02/09/2018 at about 20:30 hours, the Plateau State Police Command, Jos received 22

August 24, 2018 3:20 PM Benue: How herdsmen are ‘planning to kidnap, kill me’ – Governor Ortom

Report reaching DAILY POST has it that plans are underway to assassinate the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom along the Lafia-Makurdi Road by unknown political opponents. A DAILY POST source claimed that some political opponents working for top politicians have allegedly connived with top government officials to assassinate the governor along the ever-busy 23

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 33

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 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

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

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 31

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 43