Herdsmen Attacks In Nigeria

Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly

Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly

Army needs extra N18bn to battle terrorism other security challenges - Buratai tells National Assembly
We will confront the herdsmen with all we have - Governor Akeredolu

We will confront the herdsmen with all we have - Governor Akeredolu

Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Sunday, January 14, said his administration would confront the herdsmen that wanted to cause crises in the state with everything available if dialogue with them failed.

We will confront the herdsmen with all we have - Governor Akeredolu
Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo

Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo

An alleged plan by herdsmen to attack residents of Jolly Nyame estate, Jalingo town, Taraba state have thrown the community into panic and several residents are currently displaced after fleeing their homes on Sunday, January 15.

Residents panic, flee to safety over herdsmen's alleged plan to attack Jalingo
Faleke warns Kogi governor against accepting FG's cattle colony without consultations

Faleke warns Kogi governor against accepting FG's cattle colony without consultations

The running mate to the late governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state, Audu Abubakar, has condemned Governor Yahaya Bello's acceptance of the proposed cattle colony by the federal government.

Faleke warns Kogi governor against accepting FG's cattle colony without consultations
Keyamo speaks about herdsmen killings, says attacks not happening because President Buhari is Fulani

Keyamo speaks about herdsmen killings, says attacks not happening because President Buhari is Fulani

Festus Keyamo, SAN, a human rights lawyer, has described the rampaging herdsmen killings experienced in the country as a criminal act comparable to kidnapping and other crimes many governments across nations have been fighting.

Keyamo speaks about herdsmen killings, says attacks not happening because President Buhari is Fulani
Of militias and the Benue drama by Michael Onoja (Opinion)

Of militias and the Benue drama by Michael Onoja (Opinion)

Frankly, the killings are condemnable and the acts by the perpetrators and agents, very repugnant and unjustifiable. Those covert and unmentioned forces displaying innocence in public space share in greater guilt.

Of militias and the Benue drama by Michael Onoja (Opinion)
4-year old Terkimbi, 8-months pregnant Sarah and 71 others killed in Benue herdsmen attacks (Full list)

4-year old Terkimbi, 8-months pregnant Sarah and 71 others killed in Benue herdsmen attacks (Full list)

The Benue state government has released the names of those killed in the recent attacks on two local government areas by suspected herdsmen. 73 people were killed in the attacks while dozens of people were injured.

4-year old Terkimbi, 8-months pregnant Sarah and 71 others killed in Benue herdsmen attacks (Full list)
Read how Governor Ortom raised the alarm of an impending herdsmen attack six months ago

Read how Governor Ortom raised the alarm of an impending herdsmen attack six months ago

The Benue state government has reacted to a statement attributed to a group called Middle Belt Conscience Guard, which criticised the state governor, Samuel Ortom, on how he handled the recent crisis in the state.

Read how Governor Ortom raised the alarm of an impending herdsmen attack six months ago
ECOWAS laments over Benue killings, says attack could have been avoided

ECOWAS laments over Benue killings, says attack could have been avoided

The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS has expressed solidarity with the governor and people of Benue state via a letter from its head of protocol over the recent attacks by suspected herdsmen.

ECOWAS laments over Benue killings, says attack could have been avoided
We will mobilise and train our people into an army to defend us - Benue elders to FG

We will mobilise and train our people into an army to defend us - Benue elders to FG

Prominent indigenes of Benue state have warned that their people will do everything to defend themselves if the attacks on the state persists. The elders were united in their calls for a stop on the carnage witnessed in the state.

We will mobilise and train our people into an army to defend us - Benue elders to FG
We have lost 73 people to herdsmen attacks since the new year - Ortom

We have lost 73 people to herdsmen attacks since the new year - Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday, January 11, lamented over the activities of herdsmen in the state which has resulted in the killings of indigenous at the memorial service held for the victims of the recent attacks.

We have lost 73 people to herdsmen attacks since the new year - Ortom
Governor Ortom refutes reports linking his government to armed militia

Governor Ortom refutes reports linking his government to armed militia

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has refuted media reports linking his government to a militia group operating at Arufu, a town between Benue and Taraba states. The governor made clarifications in a statement sent to NAIJ.com

Governor Ortom refutes reports linking his government to armed militia
Herdsmen attacks: Sack IGP Idris now - Southern leaders tell President Buhari

Herdsmen attacks: Sack IGP Idris now - Southern leaders tell President Buhari

The Southern and Middle Belt Forum leaders have called on President Buhari to the sack the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for failing to stop the continued attacks by armed herdsmen on the people of Benue state.

Herdsmen attacks: Sack IGP Idris now - Southern leaders tell President Buhari
Alleged herdsmen killings: Political interpretation could ignite unprecedented crises - Osinbajo warns

Alleged herdsmen killings: Political interpretation could ignite unprecedented crises - Osinbajo warns

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo made the statement at the inter-denominational church service to mark the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at the National Christian Centre in Abuja on Sunday, January 7.

Alleged herdsmen killings: Political interpretation could ignite unprecedented crises - Osinbajo warns
Why we attacked Benue communities - Miyetti Allah cattle breeders leader opens up

Why we attacked Benue communities - Miyetti Allah cattle breeders leader opens up

Garus Gololo, a leader of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders in Benue state said the attack on some communities in the state, which led to the killings of innocent Nigerians, was in retaliation for alleged stealing of their cows.

Why we attacked Benue communities - Miyetti Allah cattle breeders leader opens up
BREAKING: Gov. Ortom confirms killing of 20 people by herdsmen on New Year day

BREAKING: Gov. Ortom confirms killing of 20 people by herdsmen on New Year day

Governor Samuel Ortom has confirmed that Fulani herdsmen have killed no fewer than 20 people in Benue state in an attack that occurred on New Year day Monday, January 1, 2018, just as Nigerians were celebrating a turn of the year.

BREAKING: Gov. Ortom confirms killing of 20 people by herdsmen on New Year day
Sultan’s 'misguided' comments on Adamawa clashes increasing tension - Catholic Bishop

Sultan’s 'misguided' comments on Adamawa clashes increasing tension - Catholic Bishop

Let us go back to what happened in 2016 and this year, 2017, which makes it even baffling that the Sultan singled out this particular incident for condemnation.

Sultan’s 'misguided' comments on Adamawa clashes increasing tension - Catholic Bishop
JUST IN: Plateau boils again as suspected herdsmen kills two

JUST IN: Plateau boils again as suspected herdsmen kills two

Two people were ambushed and killed at Wereng village in Riyom local government area of Plateau state on Sunday, November 12 by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

JUST IN: Plateau boils again as suspected herdsmen kills two
Breaking: 11 allegedly killed as 3 battle for life in Plateau after a reported ambush by Fulani herdsmen

Breaking: 11 allegedly killed as 3 battle for life in Plateau after a reported ambush by Fulani herdsmen

The herdsmen allegedly ambushed the victims at Diyan junction in the district very late on Tuesday, November 7, while offloading some goods near Gako village.

Breaking: 11 allegedly killed as 3 battle for life in Plateau after a reported ambush by Fulani herdsmen
Suspected herdsmen attack Benue village, kill man just 24 hours after anti-grazing law came into force

Suspected herdsmen attack Benue village, kill man just 24 hours after anti-grazing law came into force

Ortse Kwaghdoo, an indigene of Benue has been reportedly attacked and killed by suspected herdsmen in state barely 24 hours after an anti-grazing law began.

Suspected herdsmen attack Benue village, kill man just 24 hours after anti-grazing law came into force
2 dead, 19 missing after Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community

2 dead, 19 missing after Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community

There was confusion in Abbi Community, Uzo-Uwani local government area, Enugu state after fulani herdsmen unleashed mayhem on the people on Thursday, November 2

2 dead, 19 missing after Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community
Benue governor pushes ahead with anti-open grazing law; takes strong action to empower vigilantes

Benue governor pushes ahead with anti-open grazing law; takes strong action to empower vigilantes

Gov Samuel Ortom has purchased 18 pick-up trucks and 100 motorcycles for distribution to vigilantes, for the enforcement of the anti-open grazing law.

Benue governor pushes ahead with anti-open grazing law; takes strong action to empower vigilantes
Police arrest 2 herdsmen for killing, burying colleague in Ogun

Police arrest 2 herdsmen for killing, burying colleague in Ogun

The herdsmen - Hassan Amodu and Abubakar Abdullah - were said to have kidnapped another herder, Taye Amodu, on October 23, at the Obada Oko area of Abeokuta.

Police arrest 2 herdsmen for killing, burying colleague in Ogun
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