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September 7, 2018 2:14 PM Fani-Kayode reacts as herdsmen behead PDP chairman

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the beheading of the Charles Chrisanthus, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chairman in Bare Ward, Numan Local Government Area, LGA, Adamawa State, by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Dorcas told the State Criminal Investigation Department that, “His attackers led by our Fulani neighbours repeatedly 24

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 28, 2018 7:55 AM Herdsmen vs Farmers: What will curb killings – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said an initiative on dairy farming being championed by the Kingdom of Denmark and the Kaduna State government would go a long way in curbing clashes between cattle herders and farmers in the country. Receiving Mr Torben Gettermann, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark in a farewell audience at the State House 20

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 22

August 17, 2018 6:43 AM Nigerian Army begins operation ‘Python Dance lll’, warns Biafra agitators

The Nigerian Army has announced that it would be commencing its annual training programme, the ‘Operation Python Dance III’, also known as Exercise Egwu Eke III, in the South East States formations and units under 82 Division, Nigerian Army. The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Boman Kabuk, disclosed this yesterday 18

August 5, 2018 10:37 AM Scores killed as Nigerian troops, armed herdsmen clash in Benue [PHOTOS]

Troops deployed in Operation Whirl Stroke, Saturday while on clearance operation along Gbajimba – Akor axis in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State encountered armed militiamen with large herds of cattle. The troops dislodged the armed militiamen from their camp following a superior firepower. Brig. Gen Texas Chukwu, Director Army Public Relations 21

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 32

July 24, 2018 12:31 PM Senators’ defection: Omokri reacts to 15 APC lawmakers’ move to PDP

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the defection of 15 People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senators to the All Progressives Party, APC. DAILY POST had reported that no fewer than 15 senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Tuesday, defected to the PDP. The defectors cited crisis and factions as the reasons 20

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 16, 2018 1:31 AM Communities lack basic facilities for human survival

The District Governor of Rotary International, District 9125, Elvis Chukwu, has lamented that most rural communities in Nigeria lack basic facilities for human survival. He said Rotary International had been working tirelessly to put a smile on hapless communities and vulnerable persons in the country, particularly displaced victims of herdsmen attacks 19