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October 26, 2018 5:51 PM Gunmen in military uniform attack Taraba community

Gunmen dressed in military uniform have attacked communities in Abbare, Lau Local Government area of Taraba State and killed no fewer than 100 cows. Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, Mr David Misal, confirmed this to NAN in Jalingo on Friday. He also said that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the area had been directed 51

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 29

March 20, 2018 1:26 PM Cultists Attack Corps Member In Bayelsa

A corps member has lost his hand at the youth corps members’ lodge at Angalabiri community, Sagbama Local Government of Bayelsa State after suspected cultists over the weekend attacked the quarters and in the process, chopped off the hand of one Luntis Julius from Taraba State. Narrating what happened, a corps member who spoke on condition of anonimity 32

January 8, 2018 8:26 PM 3 dead, 6 injured in fresh Taraba attack

No fewer than three person have been confirmed dead and six others injured in another overnight attack on Maisamari town in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State. It was gathered that the attack was carried out by a suspected militia group at a cultural event in the community. The police spokesman in the state, ASP David Misal, who confirmed 26

October 30, 2017 6:36 PM Shift attention to Fulani herdsmen menace, Fayose tells military

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the military to direct its “operations Python Dance and Crocodile Smile” to those areas in Nigeria, especially the North Central States of Benue, Plateau as well as North East States like Taraba and Adamawa where Fulani herdsmen are killings Nigerians and destroying farmlands worth several billions 41

October 23, 2017 4:58 AM Lies, deceit and the many reasons I want Obiano out – Peter Obi

M r. Peter Obi’s unique story in governance is the subject of many conversations. Tales of his unprecedented frugality in the utilization of government resources have been celebrated in the media space and in hush-hush discussions. The success of his eight-year stint as governor of Anambra State was imprinted in the development of infrastructure, education 54

October 21, 2017 1:43 AM Fulani not behind killings in Plateau —Mohammad Nuru, chairman Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria

Plateau State chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Mallam Mohammad Nura, speaks with ISAAC SHOBAYO on the recent killings, allegedly by Fulani herdsmen, in Irigwe community in the state and the efforts by the association to address the crisis in the community. Your members who are Fulani herdsmen have recently 32

September 16, 2017 3:30 AM Catholic bishops attack Buhari, accuse him of failed promises

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria has said that contrary to the promise made by President Muhammadu Buhari to belong to everybody while being sworn in as the President in 2015, he has failed to demonstrate the statement in governance in the last two years. Buhari, a former military general, had on May 29, 2015, while being inaugurated as civilian 30

September 13, 2017 9:07 PM PMB, Atiku And Illusion Of Party By Louis Odion

Part of the cultural carnage bequeathed by prolonged military rule is rendering the contemporary soldier to be too much of a civilian while the political actor now appears militarized in thinking and behavior. Thus, the language of politics has become corroded by war terms and phrases. Those versed in military warfare are therefore most unlikely to have any difficulty 59

September 12, 2017 6:12 AM Soldiers led herdsmen to attack us

The 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Takum, Taraba state has been accused of aiding herdsmen to attack villages in Benue state and its surrounding. Vanguard reports that the victims made this allegation during a presidential panel sitting set up to investigate alleged human rights violations by the Nigerian Army. learnt that the panel, which 45