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Fulani Herdsmen kill farmer in Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State Police Command have confirmed the death of a 28-year-old man, Hassan Papalolo, after a fresh clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the Awe Local Government Area of the state. Three others reportedly sustained varying degrees of injury in the skirmish between the two groups. The Police …

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Herdsmen arrested for murdering colleague

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested for allegedly kidnapping and killing another herdsman, Taye Amodu. According to the police, the suspects – Hassan Amodu and Abubakar Abdullah – had allegedly kidnapped Amodu on October 23, 2017, at the Obada Oko area of Abeokuta and made away with eight cows. …

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Finally: Police speak on Zamfara State alleged massacre of 120 people

The Zamfara State Police Command on Thursday debunked reports making the round over the murder of 120 people by herdsmen in the state, warning media practitioners to display an acceptable degree of intellectual curiosity before publishing contents. The state commissioner of police, Shaba Alkali, told newsmen that his command had …

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Herdsmen rescued from Boko Haram captive in Yobe

Six herdsmen abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Kamuya community of Yobe State have been rescued by the Nigerian Army on Saturday. This was confirmed in a statement signed by Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, he said that the rescued herdsmen were re-united with their families. Kukasheka said that the troops …

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Herdsmen seeks favour from Northern governors over grazing bill

According to the, Miyetti Allah Breeders Cattle Association of Nigeria has said recent clashes experienced in Taraba and Kaduna states were stoked by religious and ethnic differences. The National Secretary of the association, Othman Ngelzarma, speaking at the launch of a pilot workshop organised by the Nigerian Incentives-based Risk-sharing Systems …

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Enugu Attacked By Herdsmen

  This should be at least, the second time we are getting news of Enugu state being attacked by herdsmen. Youths, women, children and traditional rulers of Ozalla community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday, besieged Ozalla police station in protest, seeking security agents’ protection of …

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1,878 Herdsmen killed in Benue State

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Wednesday that 1,878 lives were lost to the lingering clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state, between 2013 and 2016. Mr. Ortom, while receiving Edward Kallon, UN Resident Coordinator, who led a UN delegation on a courtesy visit to his office, said …

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Reps urge FG to set up a Military force to deal with herdsmen excesses

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The recent attack by the Fulani Herdsmen has been a concern to residents of states in the country, and that has made the House of Representatives to ask the Federal Government to set up a joint military-police task force to confront “rampaging” herdsmen, who are killing and maiming victims in …

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Suspected Herdsmen shot dead 39 year-old female farmer

The attack of the  Fulani herdsmen on residents has continued on a rise and the latest of this attack was on a female 39 year-old farmer, identified as Mrs. Magdalene Tunar, in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State. According to reports, the deceased was said to be returning …

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Unending Herdsmen Attacks Responsible For High Cost Of Garri – Farmers Say

The Nigeria Cassava Growers Association says the unending attacks by herdsmen on farmers and their products nationwide, is largely responsible for the scarcity in cassava products such as Garri and Fufu. The attacks also is the cause of increase in prices of these food items all across the country. In …

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Bayelsa governor restricts the activities of Herdsmen in the state

In Bayelsa State, Governor Seriake Dickson told SUNDAY PUNCH that his administration had restricted the activities of herdsmen in the state to the Bayelsa Palm area in Yenagoa, the state capital. Dickson said the decision was to prevent the invasion of farmlands and check any security breaches. The governor said the restriction …

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Herdsmen kill three persons in Taraba clash

The Taraba Police Command, on Tuesday confirmed the death of three persons in fresh herdsmen and farmers conflict in Bali Local Government Area. The command’s spokesman, David Misal, told journalists in Jalingo that police had deployed additional personnel to Gazabu, Kungana, Tukun Ruwa, Utsua Daa and Kpenkpen villages, where the …

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Stakeholders suggests ways to end Farmers/Herdsmen clash

Herdsmen attack Godogodo commumity

Prof. Garba Sharubu of the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, on Friday called on the Federal Government to regulate grazing activities in the country to curb the recurring farmers/herdsmen clashes. Sharubutu made the call in a paper tittled: “Identifying Regulatory Control for Movement of Livestock and Cultural Relationship With Farming Communities: …

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Kaduna Indigenes Accuse Herdsmen Of Harvesting Crops

The Indigenes of southern Kaduna have accused Fulani herdsmen of harvesting farm crops in the displaced communities.The National President of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU), Solomon Kaptain Musa, disclosed this yesterday in a statement. He said “It is poignantly clear that there would be a huge humanitarian crisis in southern …

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Benue: Soldier kills student, trying to rescue herdsmen

  A member of the 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi, Benue State, has shot a secondary school pupil, identified as Ayew Atume. According to eye witness reports, It was gathered that Atume, a resident of Jato Aka in the Kwande Local Government Area of the state,just got back from …

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Oyo State : Herdsmen should not carry weapons

The Governor of Oyo State,Abiola Ajimobi has given stern warning to herdsmen in the state, to stop going about with guns and weapons because from hence forth anyone seen with these weapons will be treated as a crimainal. This directive was issued in a  communiqué at the end of the …

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Scores Injured As Herdsmen Attack Abia Community

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The Police in Abia on Monday confirmed that suspected herdsmen armed with firearms attacked a community in the state and left scores of the indigenes critically wounded. The police spokesman, ACP Ogbonnaya Nta, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said that the command had commenced investigation. The News Agency of …

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Herdsmen Killings: Military To Launch ‘Operation Accord’ – DHQ

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The Nigerian Military will soon launch an operation to tackle security challenges posed by herdsmen across the country, the acting Director of Defence Information, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, has said. Abubakar made the disclosure at an interactive media session in Kaduna on the role of the media in national security. “We …

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Herdsmen Kill 20 In Godogodo

A Saturday night attack on Godogodo, a community in the Jema’a Local council of Kaduna has left at least 21 people dead. Witnesses said the attack was carried out by heavily armed herdsmen who shot sporadically and left several residents of the community injured. Herdsmen attacks are common in Godogodo, forcing many …

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Killer Herdsmen Should Be Treated As Criminals Sultans Charges FG

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said herdsmen, who kill in whatever guise, are criminals and must be treated as such. The Sultan, who asked the Federal Government to prosecute killer herdsmen without further ado, maintained that the frequent clashes between farmers and herders were not …

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