Fulani herdsmen and youths in Umunor community, Ossissa Kingdom in the Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, on Monday, exchanged gun fire, leading to serious tension.
Though the casualty figure between both parties was still unknown at the moment, but it was learnt that the gun battle followed a failed attempt by some suspected herdsmen to invade the community.
A security source told newsmen that a security post has been stationed in the area following the intervention of the council […]
Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday ambushed and killed two policemen along the Kagoro-Gidan Waya Road in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The gunmen, it was gathered, shot two other policemen who are said to be critically wounded.
It was also learnt that two of the six policemen who were manning the checkpoint where the incident occurred however escaped unhurt.
The Kaduna Police Command confirmed the incident.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Usman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said the policemen were […]
According to reports, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal, on Thursday said that the government was going ahead with decision to establish ranches and grazing reserves across the country as a solution to the incessant clashes between Fulani Cattle Rearers and Local Farmers.
He made the remark while receiving a delegation of Tabital Pulako Njode Jam Foundation, led by its Chairman, Alhaji Abdul Bali, in Abuja.
Lawal, in a statement by the Director (Press) in the […]
According to reports, the Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, yesterday alleged that suspected Fulani herdsmen armed with dangerous weapons including guns, attacked and kidnapped the Rector of Tansi Major Seminary, Rev. Fr. Dr. Emmanuel Dim, while two other priests Rev. Frs. Jude Chukwuneke and Jude Ezeokana who were in the same vehicle with him escaped with various degrees of gun shot wounds.
Addressing reporters at the Nnewi Catholic Diocese Media House, located in Assumption Cathedral Nnewi, Director of Communication of the Diocese, […]
The people of Ndiagu Attakwu, Akegbeugwu in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu who are the latest victims of the Fulani herdsmen attack have vowed that the herdsmen must leave their community.
Speaking when the member representing the area in the House of Reps, Hon Chukwuemeka Ujam visited the area, a community leader, Chief Okeke Joseph, said the community has resolved that the herdsmen cannot continue to live with them.
Said he: “We are not fighting another civil war in […]
You won’t believe this picture shared by a man showing a shocking incident whereby cows now use the same pedestrian bridge humans use to cross the road.
According to Iyke Odoemelam, things are getting really unbelievable in Nigeria as cows now use the same pedestrian bridge humans used to cross.
This photo shows how suspected Fulani herdsmen now use the flyover to transport their animals. This trend, many believe is not good for
A Fulani herdsman who is being made to answer for his crime, has made a rather shocking confession while being interrogated.
Umoru (left) and Sanda
A fulani herdsman identified as Amidu Umoru, was arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for robbery.
While being interrogated, he said it was his destiny to rob despite being a herdsman.
According to reports, Amidu Umoru and another man, Umoru Sanda were accused of attacking Kehinde Rafiu along Igangan/Iganna road, via Iwere Ile in Oke-Ogun area of Oyo […]
In what seemed like a coordinated attacks, suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday allegedly attacked four Benue communities killing over 26 persons, injuring many others and razing several houses and huts.
The attacks came on the heels of Saturday’s invasion of Dusa villages in Turan council ward of Logo local government, where a Village Head and five others were killed.
It was gathered that the villages affected in the latest attacks were Uzaar in Tombo, Anyii in Logo local government and Vase in Ukum […]
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Tuesday, warned marauding herdsmen that have sent many Nigerians to their untimely graves in parts of the country to steer clear of his state or otherwise risk a greater danger for their cattle, according to the Newsmen.
He said failure on their part to heed the warning would lead to the people of the state poisoning the source of water by the herdsmen for the cattle. Fayose stated this on Tuesday, while speaking on […]
Baba Othman Ngelzarma the National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has in an interview with Channels TV show, Sunrise, criticized the media as profiling the Fulani Herdsmen as terrorists. Othman said that the Fulani Herdsmen were actually victims and that the people responsible for the attacks were not really Fulani Herdsmen, but criminals disguising as Herdsmen. See video clip
He stated strongly that the perpetrators should not go unpunished. He was also quite critical of the media stating […]
Governors of 19 Northern States have risen from their meeting in Kaduna Friday, condemning labelling perpetrators of crimes around the country as Fulani people.
The Governors who met behind closed doors said, as much as they condemn the recent attacks in Enugu and other parts of the country, they condemned labelling the criminals as Fulani people.
Briefing newsmen shortly after the meeting at the Kaduna Government House Friday evening, Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) and Governor of Borno State, […]