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Herdsmen Storm Another Plateau Village, Murder 19 People In Their Sleep

No less than nineteen people have been feared killed in Ariri Village, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected herdsmen. According to ChannelsTV, the herdsmen were said to have attacked the village on Wednesday night and shot the victims while they were asleep. According to residents, security operatives are yet

Suspected herdsmen butcher another policeman in Jos

A retired Assistant Superintendent of Police, Daniel Malu, was on Thursday killed by some hoodlums in Jos, Plateau State. It was gathered that Malu was hacked to death by suspected Fulani herdsmen during an operation on the Saki-Ogbooro Road in the Oke-Ogun area of the state. Malu, 58, whose last office was

“No plan to colonize any part of Nigeria” – President Buhari explains the proposed policy on ‘Grazing Colonies’

President Muhammadu Buhari today explained that the policy proposed by Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, President Buhari said the

Herdsman sets ex-employer’s 22-hectare cassava, rice plantations ablaze

Twenty hectares of cassava and rice plantations owned by Lehin Investment Farms, have allegedly been burnt by a herdsman previously employed as a security guard by the company. The consultant of the company, Mr. Daramola Josiah, said the suspect, Hammed Gaa-Alakuko, was employed alongside two other herdsmen to help prevent the

Yoruba leaders reject cattle colonies, back ranching

Yoruba leaders in the South-West geopolitical zone, under the aegis of the Yoruba Summit, on Thursday opposed the establishment of cattle colonies proposed by the Federal Government. The leaders expressed their opposition to the colonies during an extra-ordinary session of the summit held in Lagos on Thursday against the backdrop of

Herdsmen attack :We’ll use force if engagement fails – Akeredolu vows

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday warned killer-herdsmen fomenting trouble in the State to either embrace peace or face the wrath of his Government. Akeredolu, who reiterated his administration’s commitment to the protection of lives and properties of the residents in the State, said that the vow he made

Bishop Oyedepo Place Curses On Fulani Herdsmen

Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has placed a curse on Fulani herdsmen allegedly killing Nigerians in the country.   Oyedepo, while condemning the killings by Fulani herdsmen stated that Nigeria is in a ‘state of slumber. Addressing members of his church during the ‘One night with the King’ telecast across

Photos as Benue holds memorial service for victims of herdsmen’s attack

These are photos from the memorial service being held in Benue State. The Memorial Service which is for victims of Herdsmen’s attack in Markurdi, took place at a site at the Industrial Layout, along Naka Road, Makurdi, the state capital. On Monday, the state government announced a three-day mourning periord that began on

Atiku reacts to allegations he sponsor Fulani herdsmen

Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked an allegation that he is the chief financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). The association is the national body of Fulani herdsmen. Paul Ibe, Atiku’s spokesman, in a statement on Friday, described the allegation against Abubakar, who holds Tiv traditional title of

Atiku is herdsmen’s chief financier, says Unongo, NEF Chairman

The Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has accused former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of being the chief financier and most influential member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, the apex body of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria. He, therefore, called on Atiku, who is a prince


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