4 FULANI HERDSMEN ARRESTED FOR RAPING 4 UNDERAGED SISTERS IN PLATEAU

  Four Fulani herdsmen who raped 4 sisters at Manger village in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State have been arrested. The four suspects identified as Hamisu Mohammed, 18, Rayanu Mohammed, 15, Mustapha Yunusa, 15 and Abbas Salisu, 17, accosted the minors on their way home before committing the sad act. Recounting how the incident occurred, one of the girls said they were threatened with sticks and later struck with it by the suspects after they resisted. The herdsmen then reportedly took turns to rape the injured girls. The…

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TENSION AS 4 CORPSES OF FULANI HERDSMEN FOUND FLOATING IN KOGI RIVER

Four bodies suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have been discovered in River Ofu in Oforachi community in the Idah Local Government Area of Kogi State. The bodies were allegedly dumped in the river by some angry youths following the killing of one Godwin Egbunu aged 65 years on his farm last Friday by suspected Fulani herdsmen. An eyewitness simply identified as Audu told our correspondent that the incident happened last Friday. He said the farmer was attacked by some Fulani herdsmen who invaded his farm and destroyed his crops. According…

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TAWARI KILLINGS BY HERDSMEN: KOGI GOVT BLAMES EXTERNAL FORCES

Yekini Jimoh | Lokoja Kogi State government has accused some politicians from outside the state of the deadly attack that took place in Tawari community, Kogi Local Government Area of the state on Friday, as a prelude to 2023 political battle. This is just as security agencies in the state have taken over the community. During the attack, about 23 persons were killed, while many houses were razed. Places of worship were not spared by the suspected Fulani herdsmen who were said to be on a revenge mission. Sunday Tribune…

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FULANI HERDSMEN FROM OTHER COUNTRIES DON’T NEED VISA TO ENTER NIGERIA MIYETTI ALLAH BOSS, BODEJO

National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Abdullahi Bello Bodejo, has said that the Fulani in other countries don’t need visa to come into Nigeria. In an interview with VINCENT KALU, the leader of cattle breeders association, pointed out that desperate politicians were behind the incessant herders-farmers clashes. The clashes between herdsmen and farmers seem to have reduced drastically, what is the reason for this? The elections are over, and winners have emerged and there are also losers. The crises were mostly engineered by desperate politi- cians, who tried to…

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HOW .OVER 100 HERDSMEN INVADED KOGI COMMUNITY, KILL 9 BURNT HOUSES INCLUDING TRADITIONAL RULER’S HOUSE AND PLACES OF WORSHIP

No fewer than 19 people were killed in the early hours of Friday when some Gunmen suspected to be killer herdsmen in the early hours of Friday invaded  Tawari community in Kotonkarfe local government area of Kogi state, killing at least 19 people, burning the community’s traditional ruler’s palace and places of worship, among several houses razed. The Administrator of the local government, Hon. Musa Tanko Mohammed who spoke on phone with our correspondent confirmed that 19 persons were killed. It was gathered that the attack is a reprisal attack by…

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FULANI HERDSMEN ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY IN EKITI, HOW THEY BLOCKED THE MAIN ROAD AND ROBBED PASSERSBY

Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti   Operatives of the Ekiti State Police Command on Friday arrested three suspected herdsmen in Ise-Ekiti, in Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State for allegedly barricading the highway and robbing commuters of their possessions. The bandits were alleged to have mounted roadblock along Usho Road in Ise Ekiti, in Ise/Orun Council area of Ekiti State and robbed motorists with guns and other dangerous weapons. It was reliably gathered from residents of the town that five suspected herders started the highway raid at about 10 am,…

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ONDO GOVT SPEAKS UP AFTER INFLUX OF FULANI HERDSMEN INTO AKOKO

 / Hakeem Gbadamosi Aftermath the influx of some Fulani herdsmen to Ajowa community in Ondo state,  the state government on Thursday denied planning to settle Fulani herdsmen in the State. The state government described the insinuation as another antic and mischief by the opposition in the state to discredit the present administration in the state This was contained in a press statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo, who alleged opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state of creating a distrust between the…

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OYO HERDSMEN SUE GOVERNOR MAKINDE OVER LAW PROHIBITING OPEN GRAZING IN THE STATE

Herdsmen operating in Oyo, south western Nigeria, have dragged the executive arm of government headed by Seyi Makinde and the state’s House of Assembly to court. The suit, PM NEWS reports, was initiated by the herdsmen in protest against the state’s anti-grazing law. The herdsmen are said to have complained that the law is a violation of their fundamental rights. The report said the herdsmen filed the suit under the umbrella of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria. They also joined the state’s attorney-general and commissioner for justice in…

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HERDSMAN RAPES EBONYI WOMAN TO DEATH

The Police in Ebonyi State arrested a herdsman for allegedly raping a 56years old woman to death. Though details of the incident were sketchy at the time of filing this report, a source in the community, however, said the herdsman allegedly carried out the evil act on 28th December 2019 in Ufuezeraku, Ugwulangwu in Ohaozara local government area. Police spokesman in the state, Loveth Odah confirmed the incident. She said the suspect was arrested on 29th December and will soon be charged to court. Mrs Odah gave the name of…

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TENSION IN AKOKO COMMUNITY AS LEADERS REJECT SETTLEMENT OF 200FULANI HERDSMEN

Peter Dada, Akure There was tension in Ajowa Akoko community in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State as the residents of the town on Sunday rejected about 200 Fulani herdsmen who wanted to settle in the community. A source in the community said the herdsmen were brought into the community in trailers and trucks in the evening on Sunday but were quickly rejected by the residents of the town. Some dangerous weapons were said to have been found in their possession. The source said, “They ( residents) alleged…

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