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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.