Sunday, April 18, 2021


Fulani herdsmen

Gunmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 18 passengers along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun.

Fulani herdsmen to form cooperative societies – MACBAN

Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, says it will encourage its members to join cooperative societies in order to benefit from funding opportunities from the Federal Government.

Stop demonising Fulani herdsmen, Kukah warns Nigerians

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, has warned Nigerians against demonising Fulani herdsmen, saying that such trend, if not nipped in the but, could lead to a breakout of violence. 

Produce killers of 15 Fulani herdsmen within 7 days, Gov. Bello orders 4 Kogi LG bosses

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has directed four local administrators in the state to produce killers of 15 Fulani herdsmen within seven days. Bello...

JUST IN: scores killed in fresh attack on Kaduna community

An unspecified number of people have been reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen following a fresh attack on Karmai village in Maro Ward, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state.

Fulani chief urges FG to disarm herdsmen in Jigawa

Isa Adamu, the Lamido of Zugobia in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa has appealed to the state and Federal Government to collaborate in...

Killings: Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi exonerates Fulani herdsmen

A renown Islamic Scholar, Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has emphasized that Fulani herdsmen are not responsible for the spate of killings in some parts of the country, adding that the killings have nothing to do any religious colourations.

Plateau villages still under siege, state lawmaker cries out

A lawmaker representing Barakin-Ladi constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Peter Gyendeng, has said that the communities attacked by the Fulani herdsmen are still under siege as most survivors of the unfortunate incident are still stranded and displaced.

Taraba killings: Ishaku disagrees with Buhari, says herdsmen bear arms

The Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari, who claimed that herdsmen not bear arms but move around with sticks and not guns.

CAN, ECWA bicker over herdsmen killings

“Those who protested in ECWA did that in reaction to CAN directive but they never heard from their leaders.

Gowon, Dickson worried over killings, conduct of Nigerian govt officials

Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon and Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson have described as worrisome the widespread insecurity and killings in the country.

TY Danjuma: Nigerian Army sets up panel of enquiry over alleged complicity with bandits

The Nigerian Army, on Monday, set up a panel of inquiry to probe allegations by some Nigerians that its personnel were colluding with Fulani herdsmen in the killing of natives in Taraba and Benue State.

TY Danjuma’s comment: We can only work with Taraba govt’s report – Defence ministry

The Ministry of Defence, on Monday, said that it could not work with “general comments or allegations of on the misconduct by Nigerian soldiers...

Nasarawa lawmaker donates drugs to herdsmen

The lawmaker, representing Kokona East constituency, donated the drugs on Wednesday to the Fulani community in Nikoro electoral ward of Kokona Local Government Area of the state.

3 herdsmen jailed for violating Benue anti-open grazing law

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced three herders: Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating Benue...

Herdsmen in oath-taking against killings in Ekiti

Fulani herders in Ekiti and South West have taken a traditional oath binding on them to assure the host communities in Ekiti, and by...

Admit failures over incessant killings, PDP tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State. The party called on President Muhammadu Buhari...

Short letter to President Buhari, by Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad

Letter: From Ile-Ife to Mambila, Numan and now Benue, we see double-standard and hypocrisy in the way security issues are handled in Nigeria. It is...

SHOCKING: Terror group, ISWA, behind killings in Benue, Rivers, others – Presidency

Security service organizations including the Department of State Service, DSS, have identified an Islamic State in West Africa, ISWA, foreign network operating within some...

‘Head of Benue killer vigilante, Tashaku, is escapee Boko Haram member’

Famous Nigerian journalist and blogger, Ahmed Salkida on Thursday revealed that the leader of Benue vigilante group, Aliyu Tashaku, is an escapee Boko Haram...

Herders/farmers crisis: Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest – Don

The dean of Faculty of Humanities, Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, Umar Labdo, on Thursday claimed that Benue State belongs to Fulani by right...

Bishop Oyedepo places curse on Fulani herdsmen

The Founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, on Wednesday, placed a curse on the killer Fulani herdsmen, saying they would never...

Herdsmen terror as Buhari’s re-election challenge, by Jaafar Jaafar

"The Fulani man that we know was at peace with his neighbour not criminal and diabolic. The Fulani man that we know used a...

Benue Killings: Ortom declares 3 day mourning

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has declared three days of mourning for those killed in recent attacks on communities in Logo and Guma Local...

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