11 KLLLED, HOUSES DESTROYED AS FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACK TARABA VILLAGES AGAIN

Justin Tyopuusu,  Jalingo Local residents of Murbai,  Kisbap, Sembe, and Yawai – Abbare villages of Ardo-Kola and Jalingo Local Government Areas in Taraba State on Wednesday said eleven people were killed and scores injured when armed Fulani gunmen invaded their villages. The villages are located on the outskirts of Jalingo the state capital. One of the residents, Hon. Cyprian Kamai said the trouble started four days ago at Yawai village when a Fulani herdsman invaded the farm of one of the locals and in an attempt to stop his cows…

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FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 2 BOYS IN OWERRI

Fulani herdsmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital have reportedly killed 2 young boys guarding a farm in the early hours of today. According to a Facebook user Egeonu Clinton, the young boys are reportedly from the Northern part of the country and they had earlier warned the Fulani Herdsmen in Owerri to stay away from the farm. According to the report, the herdsmen left and came back with arms and ammunition to kill the young boys. Read below: This nonsense has to stop ooo… Fulani herds men has entered…

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FULANI HERDSMEN SET 2 ABLAZE DESTROY HOUSES IN PLATEAU, SEE PICS

A fresh attack on Rekwechongu village in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State has claimed the lives of two persons. The attack which took place on Friday, 3/5/2019 was said to be carried out by Fulani herdsmen. The incident which occurred at about 10pm claimed the lives of one 62 year-old man, a Christian farmer by name Adi Zere, who was burnt beyond recognition and a 35-year-old mobile police officer, a native of the Irigwe tribe, who was also killed in the attack. Two churches and several houses with…

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FG HOLDS SECRET TALKS WITH HERDSMEN LEADERS OVER KILLINGS, INSECURITY

A Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyetti Allahh Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country. Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, who led the delegation to Birnin Kebbi, said it was part of regional action plan on security challenges. “It is part of steps we have taken to curtail the issue of insecurity and clashes between herdsmen and farmers,” he said. “You should not forget the fact that we have extended the meeting as…

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BLOODBATH AT EASTER AS 11 WORSHIPPERS ARE KILLED IN BENUE

By Peter Duru, Makurdi Eleven persons were reportedly killed and many unaccounted for in a Good Friday attack by gunmen on worshippers returning from church at Tse-Aye and Tse-Ngibo, Ikurav Tiev in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State. Bloody Easter as gunmen kill 11 worshippers in Benue Sunday Vanguard gathered that the attack was a fallout of the rivalry between the people of Shitile and  neighbouring communities in Sankera area of the state comprising Logo, Ukum and Katsina/Ala local government areas. According to a highly placed government official who…

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DEATH TOLL FROM FULANI ATTACK ON NASARAWA WEDDING PARTY NOW 17

  Death toll has risen to 17 in the attack on Numa Kochu village in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The Chief Medical Superintendent of the General Hospital in Akwanga, Dr Gwanje Thomas, confirmed this to reporters on Tuesday. Some gunmen had invaded the community on Sunday night, killing a pregnant woman and 14 others while 11 others were injured in the process. The police authorities in the state said some residents of the community were having a birthday party when the gunmen carried out the attack. They…

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5 ARRESTED FOR BEHEADING HERDSMEN AND KILLING FAMILY OF 6 IN BONYI

No fewer than five suspected hoodlums have been arrested by the Ebonyi State police command for allegedly masterminding the burning to death of six family members from Ikwo Local Government Area of the state. The suspects were also accused of beheading a herdsman in Onunwakpu, Izzi local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Musa Kimo in charge of Zone 6, Calabar made this known on Tuesday while addressing the governor, Chief David Umahi in a courtesy visit, which took place at the Exco-chambers government house Abakaliki.…

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HOW HERDSMEN KILLED 16 PEOPLE DURING NAMING CEREMONY IN NASARAWA

Justin Tyopuusu, Umar Muhammed and John Charles Unidentified gunmen believed to be Fulani herdsmen have invaded Numa village in the Andaha community of the Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. During the attack, which occurred on Sunday, the herdsmen killed 16 people, including a 100-year- old man, during a naming ceremony. The people killed were from the Mada ethnic group in the state. It was learnt that the suspected herdsmen raped a Mada girl to death. The senator representing Nasarawa North senatorial District at the National Assembly, Philip Gyunka, who…

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HERDSMEN ATTACK EKITI COMMUNITY, KILL 2 INJURE 3

Suspected herdsmen have attacked Eda, one of the communities in Iyemero town, in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Invading the town in the wee hours of Monday, they killed two people and inflicted various degrees of injury on three others. Residents identified one of the dead as Danjuma Ali, a Muslim farmer, while the identity of the second person whose body had been deposited in the morgue of the General hospital, Ikole Ekiti, was still unknown as of the time of filing this report. The victims currently receiving…

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HERDSMEN KILL 3 FARMERS IN EDO, SEE PICS

Three men have been killed by Fulani herdsmen at Orimele Farm between Ethiopian east and Edo State.According to report,they were going to farm when the herdsmen attacked and killed them.Below is what Iyke wrote…. ‘3 men killed by fulani hersmen in orimele farm settlement on 10th April 2019. They are from ukwuani in owah Abbi. Name: chukwuneku okwuazu (23), uchejin ugochukwu 24, lucky onyenibe 26’ Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2019/04/fulani-herdsmen-kill-3-men-on-their-way.html)

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