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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 16

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 15, 2018 10:49 AM Herdsmen killings: 24 corpses arrive Benue community for mass funeral [PHOTOS]

No fewer than 24 corpses have arrived St. Bernard open field, Okpoga, the headquarters of Okpokwu LGA of Benue State for mass funeral. DAILY POST recalls that no fewer than 24 people were penultimate week killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Omosu village in Edumoga community of Okpokpwu Local Government Area of the state. The state had last week canceled 21

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 23

March 12, 2018 10:29 AM Herdsmen killings: Buhari arrives Benue, meets stakeholders

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Makurdi, the Benue State capital for his official visit to the State. This is the first time the President would visit the nation’s acclaimed food basket since assuming power in 2015. The presidential jet touched down at the Makurdi Air Force base at about 11:am. The president was accompanied by some ministers 20

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 26

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 20

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 9, 2018 6:25 AM Armed herdsmen will be treated as robbers, kidnappers – Police

Delta Police Commissioner Mr. Muhammed Mustafa has stated that armed herdsmen will be treated as robbers and kidnappers. Mustafa said this while speaking to newsmen in Asaba, the Delta State capital. He said the command had stepped up measures to recover illegal arms in the possession of herdsmen. He said: “We have set up a task force headed by Assistant 27

March 8, 2018 5:50 PM Herdsmen killings: Delta under siege – Gov Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, said the state was under siege by herdsmen. Okowa spoke at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area, in continuation of the town hall meetings across the state. He insisted that the state will not cede land to the establishment of cattle colonies, asking the Federal Government to come out with a definite 27