Fulani Herdsmen

CAN blasts Imo lawmakers over alleged passage of ranching bill

CAN blasts Imo lawmakers over alleged passage of ranching bill

It's for cheap popularity - CAN rejects ranching bill in Imo
French ambassador reveals the cause of killings in Nigeria

French ambassador reveals the cause of killings in Nigeria

The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has said he does not believe foreigners are involved in the killings going on in parts of Nigeria. The envoy made the statement in Abuja on Saturday, July 14.

French ambassador reveals the cause of killings in Nigeria
Why it was unfair to blame Buhari for Nigeria’s inability to stop killings - MURIC

It is unfair to blame Buhari for Nigeria’s inability to stop killings - MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern has advised Nigerians to stop blaming President Buhari for killings around the country. The group blamed a section of the media for the spread of wrong information about killings in the country.

It is unfair to blame Buhari for Nigeria’s inability to stop killings - MURIC
86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau

86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau

The security agents in Plateau state are searching for a 13-year- old Fulani boy and 86 cattle suspected to have been rustled near Bisichi village and moved into Foron in Barkin Ladi local government area of the state.

86 cattle stolen, Fulani teenager missing in Plateau
Plateau state government vows to apprehend attackers of Governor Lalong, describes them as merchants of division and death

Plateau state government vows to apprehend attackers of Governor Lalong, describes them as merchants of division and death

The Plateau state government on Sunday, July 15, said it has set in motion machinery to fish out those who embarrassed its principal, Governor Simon Lalong, who was pelted with stones on Saturday, July 14 at an IDP camp.

Plateau state government vows to apprehend attackers of Governor Lalong, describes them as merchants of division and death
Breaking: Plateau IDPs stone Governor Lalong’s convoy

Tension in Plateau as IDPs stone Governor Lalong's convoy

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau’s convoy was on Saturday attacked by displaced persons living at Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Jos. Windscreen of many vehicles in the governor's convoy were shattered during the attack.

Tension in Plateau as IDPs stone Governor Lalong's convoy
As Danbazau visits Tambuwal, FG speaks on next move after gunmen attack on Sokoto villages left scores dead

As Danbazau visits Tambuwal, FG speaks on next move after gunmen attack on Sokoto villages left scores dead

Retired Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, Nigeria’s interior minister, on Friday, July 13, visited Sokoto and said the federal government was committed to beefing up security in areas affected by security challenges in the country.

As Danbazau visits Tambuwal, FG speaks on next move after gunmen attack on Sokoto villages left scores dead
579 Nigerians in 4 states reportedly killed in farmer-herder clashes

579 Nigerians in 4 states reportedly killed in farmer-herder clashes

Emerging reports have it that at least 579 people have been killed from January to June in clashes and reprisal attacks between farmers and herdsmen in four states alone. The deaths come from four north-central states.

579 Nigerians in 4 states reportedly killed in farmer-herder clashes
We cannot sleep with our eyes closed - CAN president speaks on insecurity

We cannot sleep with our eyes closed - CAN president speaks on insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria raised the alarm that herdsmen and Boko Haram insurgents had joined forces to attack citizens alleging that the government had not done enough in addressing killings in parts of the country.

We cannot sleep with our eyes closed - CAN president speaks on insecurity
We support the setting up of cattle ranches - APGA in Nasarawa declares

We support the setting up of cattle ranches - APGA in Nasarawa declares

The Nasarawa chapter of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), on Tuesday, July 10, declared that supported the establishment of cattle ranches in the state. Musa Saidu said the traditional way of rearing cattle causes problems.

We support the setting up of cattle ranches - APGA in Nasarawa declares
Many of those in charge of security don’t read reports, not proactive - Ex-northern governor reveals

Many of those in charge of security don’t read reports, not proactive - Ex-northern governor reveals

A former governor of Niger state, Babangida Aliyu, on Monday, July 9, revealed before a gathering that some of his colleagues and people in charge of security in the country hardly read reports warning of such incidents.

Many of those in charge of security don’t read reports, not proactive - Ex-northern governor reveals
Kilings: Plateau state House of Assembly constitutes a special committee to find lasting solution

Kilings: Plateau state House of Assembly constitutes a special committee to find lasting solution

Security agencies have been urged to find lasting solution to killings in some parts of Plateau by the state House of Assembly special committee on security during a visit to the police commissioner in the state.

Kilings: Plateau state House of Assembly constitutes a special committee to find lasting solution
Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence

Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence

The bishop of Diocese of Akure, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Simeon Borokinni, on Sunday, July 8, said that the federal government is indifferent in tackling the mindless and rampant killings carried out by herdsmen.

Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence
Advocacy group alleges it warned Plateau state government, security agencies before the onslaught, fixes figure of IDPs after massacre at 11,515

Advocacy group alleges it warned Plateau state government, security agencies before the onslaught, fixes figure of IDPs after massacre at 11,515

Stefanos Foundation, an advocacy group, has said that following the massacre of not less than 200 locals in Plateau state on Saturday, June 23, the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has rises to 11,515.

Advocacy group alleges it warned Plateau state government, security agencies before the onslaught, fixes figure of IDPs after massacre at 11,515
Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has said that the Afenifere's and the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE)'s rejection of the creation of cattle ranches in the southwest region will cause more disunity in Nigeria.

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE
Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn

Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn

The governors led by their Ebonyi state counterpart, David Umahi, on Sunday, July 8, in Enugu said they have arrived at a decision that no land would be made available for the establishment of cattle ranches in the zone.

Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn
3 feared dead as suspected herders reportedly launch another attack on Benue community

3 feared dead as suspected herders reportedly launch another attack on Benue community

An early morning attack by suspected herdsmen on Tiza Village, in Tombo ward of Logo council area of Benue state has reportedly left three persons dead. The attack reportedly occurred in the evening on Thursday, July 5.

3 feared dead as suspected herders reportedly launch another attack on Benue community
No gunmen attack Enugu community - Police

No gunmen attack Enugu community - Police

The police command in Enugu state who debunked rumour making the round that suspected herdsmen militia were planning to attack an agrarian community in the state added that the rumour of planned attack was unfounded.

No gunmen attack Enugu community - Police
We'll not fold our hands and watch our ancestral lands taken from us in the name of ranches - Nasarawa state youths chide governor, FG

We'll not fold our hands and watch our ancestral lands taken from us in the name of ranches - Nasarawa state youths chide governor, FG

The alleged donation of lands by the governor of Nasarawa, Tanko Al-Makura, for the creation of cattle ranches as proposed by the federal government, has been openly rejected by some indigenous youths in the state.

We'll not fold our hands and watch our ancestral lands taken from us in the name of ranches - Nasarawa state youths chide governor, FG
Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do

Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do

As the spate of killings in Nigeria continues to throw many families in grief, prominent Yoruba leaders have called on all southwest governors and opinion leaders in the region to defend the geopolitical zone from invaders.

Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do
I have evidence that politicians were behind Jos killings - Plateau lawmaker makes serious allegation (video)

I have evidence that politicians were behind Jos killings - Plateau lawmaker makes serious allegation (video)

The mindless massacre that took place in Jos on Saturday, June 30, have been said to be masterminded by some politicians. A member of the House of Representatives in Plateau state, Ahmed Maje, made this accusation.

I have evidence that politicians were behind Jos killings - Plateau lawmaker makes serious allegation (video)
5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community

5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community

Five people were reportedly killed and born down many houses in an attack by gunmen in Kola community, Guyuk local government area of Adamawa state. The state police public relations officer, Othman Abubakar, confirmed the attack.

5 killed as gunmen invade Adamawa community
FG's handling of herdsmen crisis is not good enough, politicians make gains from rampant killings - ASUU alleges

FG's handling of herdsmen crisis is not good enough, politicians make gains from rampant killings - ASUU alleges

Giving its voice on the nationwide killings by herdsmen, the president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, said that the federal government has not done much to curb the trend so far.

FG's handling of herdsmen crisis is not good enough, politicians make gains from rampant killings - ASUU alleges
NAIJ.com

The raids by nomadic Fulani herdsmen are considered as the biggest security threat facing Nigeria after the Boko Haram insurgency.

The herdsmen, mainly from the Fulani ethnic group, and farmers often clash for control of water and land (grazing territories).

According to the Global Terrorism Index, over 1,200 people were killed in 2014 by different groups of Fulani herders.

In 2016, more people died in clashes with the herdsmen than in Boko Haram attacks. Follow all the updates on NAIJ.com.

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