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January 16, 2018 2:46 PM PDP delegation visits Gov. Ortom over herdsmen attack

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday paid a visit to Benue capital, Makurdi over recent Fulani herdsmen attack. A delegation from the national secretariat went to commiserate with Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom over the death of 73 Nigerians in the state. The tweet reads “Delegations from the National Secretariat of our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig 18

January 16, 2018 7:03 AM Fani Kayode slams CNN over herdsmen attack

A former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has described CNN’s report on Fulani herdsmen attack as fake news. Fani Kayode said thee CNN report classifying herdsmen attack as farmers’ and herdsmen’ clash over piece of land was false and shallow. He queried why a case of ethnic cleansing could be reported as such on the news platform. On his twitter 19

January 15, 2018 10:13 AM Fulani herdsmen: What Bible says about open grazing – Omokri

Reno Omokri, former Presidential aide to Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed that the Bible is strongly against Fulani herdsmen grazing on people’s land. Omokri, a former Personal Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan made the remark while citing a passage from the Bible-Exodus 22 verse 5. The former Presidential aide said unlawful grazing on someone’s 15

January 14, 2018 5:56 PM Fulani herdsmen: Fayose blows hot, vows not to give Ekiti land for cattle colonies

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has ruled out the possibility of releasing the State’s lands for the proposed cattle colonies. Fayose declared that his state will not surrender its lands for the proposed cattle colonies as a panacea to Fulani herdsmen and farmers’ crisis. The governor’s stance was contained in a statement issued by his Special 16

January 13, 2018 11:29 AM Pandemonium as gunmen takeover Makurdi, 1 feared dead

Information reaching us from Makurdi, the Benue State capital says gunmen have taken grip of the mourning state right now as the area is under intense attack. This is coming barely 48 hours after the bodies of 73 locals slain by Fulani herdsmen were given mass burial at the state capital. An eyewitness told our Correspondent that gunshots have been reigning 21

January 9, 2018 1:53 PM What I told Gov. Ortom about Fulani herdsmen attacking Benue – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed what he discussed with Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue State. In a tweet via his official Twitter handle, Buhari expressed his commitment towards the security of lives and property in the state. Disclosing measures to arrest the situation, Buhari said security operatives have been deployed to Benue to “fish out the attackers 22

January 9, 2018 6:52 AM Fulani herdsmen killings worse than terrorism – Kcee

Nigerian pop singer, Kingsley Okonkwo, popularly known as Kcee has reacted to the incessant killings by Fulani Herdsmen across the nation. Kcee, via his Twitter account on Monday, said the killings were an act of terrorism on a much bigger level. According to the singer, it can happen in any part of the world and Nigerians should hold their leaders’ 16

January 9, 2018 6:18 AM Obiano warns herdsmen against carrying weapons in Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has warned cattle herders in the state to desist from carrying dangerous weapons. Obiano said he will not hesitate to invoke the full weight of the law on any cattle herder found carrying dangerous weapons. The governor who addressed indigenes of the state during a reception organised in his country home, shortly 15

January 8, 2018 6:36 AM You see nothing wrong in killings by your kinsmen – NBA attacks Buhari

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for handling the incessant slaughtering of of people of Benue State by Fulani herdsmen with kid’s gloves. Addressing newsmen in Markudi, the Benue State capital, the Chairman of Makurdi branch of the NBA, Emmanuel Agbakor, said the NBA was disillusioned by the President’s show of apathy 17

January 3, 2018 7:11 AM Benue massacre: Police give update on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Benue State Police Command has provided details on the recent attacks on Tomater village in Sengev Council ward, Akor village in Nzorov council ward and Bakin Kwata village in Umanger council ward of Guma LGA by suspected herdsmen, where several persons were butchered. The command said it recorded a total of seventeen deaths, including seven members 23