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Herdsmen killings: Akume a direct beneficiary of attacks on Benue people – Ortom

Piqued by Senator George Akume’s incessant attacks on his person, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has alleged that the former governor’s ceaseless affront against him since the Benue pogrom was a clear indication that the three term senator was a direct beneficiary of the invasions and killings in the state by militant herdsmen since the beginning of the year.
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Herdsmen kill 19 in Plateau midnight attack

Friday Olokor, Jos About 19 persons, including a family of seven,  have been confirmed dead after gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen launched an attack on Ariri community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Eyewitnesses said four others were seriously injured after the attack which took place on Wednesday night in the community. […] …

Atiku gives reason for Fulani herdsmen, Tiv farmers crisis

Atiku gives reason for Fulani herdsmen, Tiv farmers crisis

John Charles, Makurdi A former Vice-President and presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said the clashes between Tivs and fulani herdsmen were caused by misunderstanding. Atiku stated this while speaking with journalists during his visit to a first-class Chief, His Royal Highness, Abu King Shuluwa in Makurdi. Atiku […] …

27 buried after Adamawa herdsmen attacks

27 buried after Adamawa herdsmen attacks

Hindi Livinus Some victims of the attacks in Gon, Nzumosu, Bolki, Nyanga and Bukuto, Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Saturday, said they had recovered and buried the corpses of 27, while several other persons, mostly women and children, remained unaccounted for. The lawmaker representing the area, Sodom […] …

Jang decries killings under Buhari

Jang decries killings under Buhari

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A former governor of Plateau State, Jona Jang, has said that the rate at which Nigerians are being killed is worrisome. He said pregnant women and children were being killed as if there was no government in the country. Jang, a senator representing Plateau North District in the Senate, spoke with journalists […] …

Herdsmen killings: How can a leader recommend ‘God’ as the only solution?

Angered by the federal government poor-reaction to the incessant killings, violation of human rights and extra-judicial crimes in the country, the senator representing Bayelsa east constituency, Ben Murray-Bruce, Monday berated the activities of herdsmen in the country and called on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to protect Nigerians from further killings.
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It’s not fair to Fulani if herdsmen are declared terrorists – Miyetti Allah

The umbrella body for herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, has warned critics
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Killings: Be patient, my security chiefs racking their brains, says Buhari

Killings: Be patient, my security chiefs racking their brains, says Buhari

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, urged Nigerians to be patient with him as his administration made efforts to tackle ongoing killings in parts of the country. He said members of his security teams were racking their brains to come up with a lasting solution. READ ALSO: Suspected herdsmen kill 42, sack 12 Taraba […] …

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