SOUTHERN KADUNA CHRISTIAN LEADERS BOYCOTT PEACE SUMMIT

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit. Nevertheless, the peace summit still went on as scheduled with over 100 participants across religious faiths. The Kaduna chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Christian leaders from the Southern part of Kaduna and the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union,were earlier scheduled to attend the peace summit in Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area…

Read More

GUNMEN INVADE SOUTHERN KADUNA AGAIN KILL 3, ABDUCT 5

…abduct 5 from neighboring village By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Sunday, attacked the Adara community in Buda of Kajuru LGA of Kaduna state, killing Reverend Alubara Audu and 2 others. The gunmen also abducted 5 persons in a neighbouring village. Awemi Dio Maisamari, the National President Adara Development Association, in a statement, lamented over the continued attack on their communities and called on the authorities to deal with the gunmen. According to Maisamari, “the premeditated and unprovoked attack claimed the lives of three people namely Rev.…

Read More

ANGER, SUSPENSE AS FULANI CONTINUES KILLINGS IN SOUTHERN KADUNA DESPITE CURFEW AS 63 ARE KILLED IN ONE WEEK

CAN kicks, SOKAPU says 63 killed in one week ADELANI ADEPEGBA, FRIDAY OLOKOR, JESUSEGUN ALAGBE, OLALEYE ALUKO, TUNDE AJAJA, TOBI AWORINDE, ALEXANDER OKERE and GODWIN ISENYO Many Nigerians on Saturday expressed outrage as gunmen suspected to be Fulani militiamen launched fresh attacks on Southern Kaduna communities despite a 24-hour curfew imposed by the Kaduna State government. This was as the umbrella body of Southern Kaduna people, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, on Saturday said 63 people had been killed in the past one week by the militiamen. The latest killings were reportedly carried…

Read More

DESPITE CURFEW, FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 7 IN SOUTHERN KADUNA, BURN 20 HOUSES

Despite the 24-hour curfew imposed by Kaduna State Government in Zango Kataf Local Council, suspected armed herdsmen raided Chibwon Village, killing seven persons and set 20 houses ablaze. The government had earlier sent military reinforcement and extended the curfew a fortnight ago, after the crisis that erupted in the area. However, a statement by the Secretary General of Atyap Community Development Association (ACDA), Tinat Bodam, at the weekend, said: “The attack of Chibwob village of Zangon Kataf Local Council in Atyap chiefdom, which occurred in the early hours of Friday, July…

Read More

STOP HERDSMEN FROM OTHER COUNTRIES FROM ENTERING NIGERIA, GANDUJE BEGS BUHARI

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje at the commissioning of 25 housing units of RUGA settlement on Saturday. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to put a stop to the movement of herdsmen from other African countries into Nigeria. This, according to him would help to curb the rate of crime attached to the Fulani-herders conflicts across the country. He made the call on Saturday during the commissioning of 25 housing units of RUGA settlement project at Dansoshiya forest, in Kiru local government of…

Read More

3 KILLED AS FULANI HERDSMEN INVADE IBADAN VILLAGES

Three persons have been killed when suspected Bororo Fulani herdsmen invaded some communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The affected villages, as gathered, include Ikereku, Pade, Olanla and Babalola villages and residents of the villages are said to be living in fear at present. The invaders were said to have stormed the villages on Sunday with dangerous weapons, including guns. Names of the three persons reportedly killed by the suspected herdsmen were given as Ope Babalola, Waheed Ganiyu and Yemi Sunday Osuolale. As gathered, the deceased persons…

Read More

SOME MONARCHS COLLECT MONEY, GIVE FULANI HERDSMEN LAND TO BUILD CAMPS DELTA POLICE ALLEGE

DELTA POLICE BOSS BLOWS HOT: Some monarchs collect money, give Fulani herdsmen to build camps DELTA POLICE BOSS BLOWS HOT: Some monarchs collect money, give Fulani herdsmen to build camps •Wonders why people don’t scrutinize such dangerous affairs •What we saw when police raked forest between Ibusa-Okpanam ‘re startling By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Festus Ahon and Sunday Chancel COMMISSIONER of Police, Delta State, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, did not plan to detonate a bombshell, but facing Saturday Vanguard on the hot seat, last Friday, he did when he disclosed that…

Read More

AGAIN GUNMEN STRIKE IN SOUTHERN KADUNA COMMUNITY KILLING 8

John Gabriel Eight people were on Wednesday killed in a fresh attack by suspected bandits in Gonan Rogo, Kufana District, Kajuru Local Government area of Kaduna State. DAILYPOST recalls that 17 people were killed on Tuesday while several houses and property worth thousands of naira was destroyed. Wednesday’s attack took place in three villages, Bakin- Kogi, Idanu and Makyali linking Gonan Rogo in Kufana District. It was reliably gathered that after Tuesday’s attack, wives and children from the three villages ran for safety, took shelter in a nearby Idon community…

Read More

17 KILLED IN FRESH ATTACK ON SOUTHERN KADUNA BY FULANI MILITIA

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, has condemned what it described as the unending cruelty and wanton destruction of lives and property of its people by suspected Fulani militias leading to the killing of 17 persons in Gonan Rogo village, Kajuru Local Government Area. The attack by the suspected Fulani militias, according to the group, left behind 6 persons critically injured and rustled cows. SOKAPU, in a statement issued by its National Public Relations Officer, Luka Binniyat in Kaduna on Tuesday, noted that, “The unending cruelty and wanton destruction of…

Read More

MANY INJURED AS FULANI HERDSMEN SET FOUR ONDO COMMUNITIES ABLAZE FOR REFUSING THEM GRAZING LAND

Dayo Johnson – Akure Scores of farmers including their wives were wounded when suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded and set four communities in lgbatoro/Ala/Imafon communities in Ondo North, Ondo state ablaze over disagreement on grazing and destruction of their farmlands. The state police commissioner Undia Adie had swiftly deployed detectives to the troubled communities to maintain peace. Also, officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps have been keeping vigil in the communities after the attack. Residents of the communities destroyed which Adejubu, Adewole, Olotin, Olondan, Jojo have relocated to…

Read More