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54 Fulani members killed in recent Southern Kaduna violence

 54 Fulani members living in the Southern Kaduna were killed in the recent attacks in some communities in Kajuru Local Government Area alongside other 15 that were not accounted for. This was revealed by the Assistant National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Ibrahim Abdullahi, at a press conference in …

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20 Feared Killed In Fresh Clash Between Tiv And Fulani In Taraba

No fewer than 2o people have been reportedly killed and many others missing in a violent clash that occurred on Saturday between the Tivs and the Fulanis in Sabon Gidan village of Dan Anacha town, Taraba State. According to sources living in the area, the clash which is a recurring clash …

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Don’t Graze On Farmlands, Emir Urges Herdsmen

Fulani herdsmen have been advised by the Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Isah Mustapha-Agwai, to avoid grazing on farmlands, to avert clashes between them and farmers. The emir made the call on Wednesday while receiving a delegation of Fulani community in Nasarawa State at his palace in Lafia, the state capital. …

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Niger State Allocates Grazing Land To Herdsmen

The Niger state government has allocated land for grazing of cattle to Fulani herdsmen. The government disclosed it has reserved 30,000 hectares of land in Bibi town in Maria Local Government Area of the state. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello made the disclosure when he received the national leadership of the Mayetti Allah …

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MACBAN To Fayose: You Lack The Authority To Ban Cattle Grazing In Ekiti

The umbrella body of cattle breeders in the country, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Tuesday said that Fulani herdsmen have a right to move freely and conduct their lawful business across the nation’s landscape. The association was reacting to the directive by Governor Ayodele Fayose banning cattle …

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Not Every Herdsman’s A Fulani – Northern Senators •Warn Against Provocative statements

Senators from the northern part of the country have warned against provocative statements that could fan the embers of division in the country following the recent killings by suspected herdsmen in Nimbo, Uzo-Uwani local government of Enugu State. They also frowned at the general categorization of all herdsmen as Fulani …

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NIGERIA OR FULANI HERDSMEN? PMB Take A Stand By Tersoo TeeCube

In any civilized society, the ugly news of the atrocious attacks and killings in Agatu communities reaching Mr. President in good time as it is believed he was rightly informed, should have drawn his irk against the loss of human lives recorded and culprits involved. Without mincing words, I expected …

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Farmers, Fulani Herdsmen In Benue, Nasarawa Agree To Ceasefire

Fulani herdsmen and Tiv, Agatu farmers from Benue and Nasarawa states have agreed to bury the hatchet and seek amicable resolution to their differences. Governor Tanko Al-makura and his Benue state counterpart, Mr Samuel Ortom joined security chiefs at the all-important peace and security meeting of the two states. Governor …

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Fulani Leaders Resolve To Register Herdsmen, Cattle In South West

The leadership of the Fulani community in the South West at the weekend, rose from an emergency meeting in Ibadan, Oyo State capital with the resolve to embark on compulsory registration of all herdsmen operating in the zone and their animals. The move is geared towards effective monitoring of their …

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Violence: Plateau Declares Dusk-To-Dawn Curfew In Riyom, Bakin Ladi LGs

The Plateau State Government has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Riyom and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas following a resurgence of violence there. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Rufus Bature, the Secretary to the State Government on Thursday. “The curfew starts 6pm and ends at 6am”, …

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Gov. Lalong Urges Fulani, Berom, Police To End Incessant Attacks In Plateau

Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, has called on the police as well as the Fulani and Berom community leaders to put an end to the incessant attacks on innocent citizens in the state. The governor made the call Saturday in Jos, the State capital during a stakeholders’ meeting with …

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80% Of Criminals Arrested Are Fulani – Fulbe-Fulako

Fulbe-Fulako Association of Nigeria has designed a programme that will change the lives of the Fulani people in Nigeria following records of frequent criminal activities perpetrated by the communities. National Vice President of the association, Alhaji Yau Muhammad, who spoke at a briefing in Dutse, said the association was worried …

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Suspected Fulani Gunmen Kill 30 In Suswam’s LGA

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday morning raided three council wards of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, leaving no fewer than 30 persons, mostly women, children and the aged, dead. Outgoing Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam, is from Anyiin, Gambe-Tiev in Logo LGA. Some of the displaced …

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Five Million Fulani Voters Endorse Buhari, El-Rufai

Five million potential Fulani voters, under the aegis of APC Fulani Nationwide Association, in Kaduna on Tuesday endorsed Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the Kaduna State APC governorship candidate, Nasir el-Rufai, for the March 28 and April 11 general elections. The association’s national …

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95 Killed As Suspected Fulani Gunmen Attack Benue Village

Gunmen, believed to be armed Fulani mercenaries, on Sunday, invaded the Egba settlement of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing at least 95 persons, mostly women and children. According to the member representing Apa/Agatu at the Benue State House of Assembly, Audu Sule, over 60 lifeless bodies had …

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Residents Flee As Herdsmen Invade Kogi Community, Burn Village

Heavily armed herdsmen on Saturday invaded and razed Miza community in Kupaland, Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, destroying homes and other buildings, multiple sources have confirmed. The attacks were allegedly carried out by Fulani herdsmen, who accused members of the community of killing their cows. However, there were …

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Eggon/Fulani Clash: PDP Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency In Nasarawa

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed concern over the renewed violence between Fulani mercenaries and Eggon ethnic group in Nasarawa State with a call going out to the federal government to declare emergency rule in the state. The PDP Chairman in Nasarawa State, Chief Yonana Ilia, tabled the demand on …

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Rampaging Fulani Gunmen Kill 25 In Taraba

Rampaging Fulani herdsmen have allegedly attacked Sondi village in Wukari local government area of Taraba state killing twenty five people and destroying property worth millions of Naira. The State Police Command said they have recovered seven bodies in the aftermath of the attacks. The attack, which took place Sunday morning …

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Suspected Fulani Gunmen Kill 4, Torch 15 houses In Kaduna Village

A fresh attack by suspected Fulani gunmen on Gimi Dogara village in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has claimed four lives with 15 houses burnt down. The attack, which was launched around 11 p.m. on Thursday night, left the villagers scampering to different directions for safety. The Chairman …

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Exclusive: ‘Benue state must strategize to avoid another Fulani Herdsmen massacre’

Few months back, the middle belt region was struggling to contain invasion of unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen, and later Boko Haram insurgents because of their moduls operandi. When the attacks resumed, majority assumed it was another episode of the recurring crisis between the tiv farmers and herdsmen, …

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