Herdsmen Crisis In Nigeria

Newspaper review: Presidency reveals those behind herdsmen-farmers attacks in Nigeria

Newspaper review: Presidency reveals those behind herdsmen-farmers attacks in Nigeria

Newspaper review: Presidency reveals those behind herdsmen-farmers attacks in Nigeria
Governor Bello takes bold step in Kogi, sets up committee to investigate herdsmen killing

Governor Bello takes bold step in Kogi, sets up committee to investigate herdsmen killing

Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Tuesday, April 17, inaugurated a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate the suspected herdsmen attacks in the Ogane-Nigwu, Ojuwo-Ajimadi and Agbenema-Ife areas of the state.

Governor Bello takes bold step in Kogi, sets up committee to investigate herdsmen killing
Herdsmen attacks: 300,000 Benue pupils reportedly forced out of school, several educational facilities burnt down

Herdsmen attacks: 300,000 Benue pupils reportedly forced out of school, several educational facilities burnt down

The executive secretary, Benue State Teaching Service Board, Wilfred Uji, stated that the persistent herdsmen attacks on Benue communities had disrupted the school calendar and forced 300,000 children out of school.

Herdsmen attacks: 300,000 Benue pupils reportedly forced out of school, several educational facilities burnt down
Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill 32 in Nasarawa, take over villages

Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill 32 in Nasarawa, take over villages

No less than 32 people of Tiv origin have been reported dead after gunmen suspected to be herdsmen launched a deadly attack on several Tiv villages in Awe, Keana, Obi and Doma local government areas of Nasarawa state.

Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill 32 in Nasarawa, take over villages
Military arresting our people in place of our killers - Taraba residents allege

Military arresting our people in place of our killers - Taraba residents allege

The chairman of Takum local government area, Shiban Tikari, has faulted a statement by the army that two suspects who were arrested in Takum were perpetrators of crises in Takum and Ussa council areas of Taraba state.

Military arresting our people in place of our killers - Taraba residents allege
Army's panel on Danjuma's statement a confirmation of professionalism - Middle Belt group

Army's panel on Danjuma's statement a confirmation of professionalism - Middle Belt group

The Middle Belt Conscience Guard said the setting up of the panel of inquiry on TY Danjuma's comment and Buratai's pledge not to spare any personnel found to have compromised in their services to the country is reassuring.

Army's panel on Danjuma's statement a confirmation of professionalism - Middle Belt group
Governor Ortom raises alarm over fresh killings in Benue, urges security agencies to halt further attacks

Governor Ortom raises alarm over fresh killings in Benue, urges security agencies to halt further attacks

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has condemned renewed attacks on the people of the state by suspected herdsmen. The governor described the fresh attacks in parts of the state as barbaric, inhuman and unacceptable.

Governor Ortom raises alarm over fresh killings in Benue, urges security agencies to halt further attacks
Why farmers/herdsmen clashes may get worse in 2019 - Minister of agriculture

Why farmers/herdsmen clashes may get worse in 2019 - Minister of agriculture

The ongoing clashes between herdsmen and farmers will be worse in 2019 if nothing is done to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling, the minister of agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has warned.

Why farmers/herdsmen clashes may get worse in 2019 - Minister of agriculture
Police in Benue arraign 28 for being linked to Benue-herdsmen killings

Police in Benue arraign 28 for being linked to Benue-herdsmen killings

The Benue police command has arrested 28 persons allegedly involved in the killing of 10 herdsmen in the state. Fatai Owoseni, the commissioner of police in state, said the arraignment was meant to discourage crime.

Police in Benue arraign 28 for being linked to Benue-herdsmen killings
Ayem Akapatuma: Why the cats can’t stop the race now by Idoko Ainoko (Opinion)

Ayem Akapatuma: Why the cats can’t stop the race now by Idoko Ainoko (Opinion)

It is the Nigerian Army’s constitutional response to defend the territorial integrity of the county and assistance to the civil authorities in maintaining peace and security, where civil security is overwhelmed.

Ayem Akapatuma: Why the cats can’t stop the race now by Idoko Ainoko (Opinion)
Herdsmen abduct, kill Church of God Mission pastor after family failed to pay N4m ransom

Herdsmen abduct, kill Church of God Mission pastor after family failed to pay N4m ransom

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly killed a pastor of the Church of God Mission, one Pius Eromosele, in Odighi community, Ovia North-East local government area of state, after his family failed to pay ransom.

Herdsmen abduct, kill Church of God Mission pastor after family failed to pay N4m ransom
Police arrest herdsman with AK-47 in Enugu

Police arrest herdsman with AK-47 in Enugu

The police have arrested a herder with one AK-47 Riffle and 7.62 Ammunition in Isigwe Ugbawka community in Nkanu east local government area of Enugu state.The command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, said in Enugu on Saturday.

Police arrest herdsman with AK-47 in Enugu
How persistent herdsmen attacks and climate change threaten food security in Nigeria - Farmer

How persistent herdsmen attacks and climate change threaten food security in Nigeria - Farmer

A farmer, Ogbonna, has warned that food security may be threatened in Nigeria in the near future because of persistent herdsmen attacks and climate change. Ogbonna said the future of agriculture was not looking good.

How persistent herdsmen attacks and climate change threaten food security in Nigeria - Farmer
Lawmakers raise alarm, say 24 killed in fresh herdsmen attacks on Benue communities

Lawmakers raise alarm, say 24 killed in fresh herdsmen attacks on Benue communities

Members of the House of Representatives from Benue state have called on the federal government to declare herdsmen as terrorists. They made the statement when raising alarm over alleged recent killings in the state.

Lawmakers raise alarm, say 24 killed in fresh herdsmen attacks on Benue communities
Breaking: Bandits launch deadly attack on Kaduna community, kill village head, 5 others

Breaking: Bandits launch deadly attack on Kaduna community, kill village head, 5 others

Five persons, including the community leader of Sarari village, were on Thursday afternoon, April 5, killed after bandits stormed their village located near Kuriga town in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna state.

Breaking: Bandits launch deadly attack on Kaduna community, kill village head, 5 others
2 dead, 3 wounded as herdsmen reportedly attack Benue village

2 dead, 3 wounded as herdsmen reportedly attack Benue village

Herdsmen have reportedly killed two persons in Agasha town, Guma local government area in Benue state.The herdsmen also shot and wounded three persons who are receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital and rustled hundred cows

2 dead, 3 wounded as herdsmen reportedly attack Benue village
Buhari orders assessment of damage caused by herdsmen/farmers' crisis in Benue, other states

Buhari orders assessment of damage caused by herdsmen/farmers' crisis in Benue, other states

The president directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to commence an assessment of the level damage in communities affected by violence caused by herdsmen-farmers’ clashes in some parts of the country.

Buhari orders assessment of damage caused by herdsmen/farmers' crisis in Benue, other states
Beware of killer herdsmen - Ilorin lawyer warns Nigerians of link between cattle rearers and Boko Haram terrorists

Beware of killer herdsmen - Ilorin lawyer warns Nigerians of link between cattle rearers and Boko Haram terrorists

Abdul Ganiy Bello, an Ilorin-based legal practitioner, has alleged that killer herdsmen in Nigeria could be linked to Boko Haram terrorist group. Bello warned Nigerians to be careful and vigilant especially with politicians.

Beware of killer herdsmen - Ilorin lawyer warns Nigerians of link between cattle rearers and Boko Haram terrorists
How FG is mapping out strategies to stop killings in Kaduna state - Minister of interior

How FG is mapping out strategies to stop killings in Kaduna state - Minister of interior

The federal government is mapping out strategies to halt the incessant killings in Birnin-Gwari in Kaduna state, the interior minister, Dambazzau said on Tuesday, April 3. He made the statement during a visit to the troubled area.

How FG is mapping out strategies to stop killings in Kaduna state - Minister of interior
Suspected herdsmen invade private residence in Enugu community, attack guard

Suspected herdsmen invade private residence in Enugu community, attack guard

It was gathered that suspected herdsmen had invaded the a private residence belonging to Barrister Eric Ogudu and started plucking mangoes in the compound. The security guard alerted community members thus angering the herdsmen.

Suspected herdsmen invade private residence in Enugu community, attack guard
Tiv fault calls for state of emergency in Benue

Tiv fault calls for state of emergency in Benue

The president general of Tiv Youths Organization, Timothy Hembaor, has condemned the statement credited to the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, calling on President Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Benue state.

Tiv fault calls for state of emergency in Benue
Residents flee as herdsmen reportedly invade Benue community despite presence of soldiers

Residents flee as herdsmen reportedly invade Benue community despite presence of soldiers

Residents of communities in Tombo ward, Logo local government area of Benue have reportedly deserted their homes after herdsmen allegedly invaded the area. A community leader, Job Tiza, said the invaders destroy crops.

Residents flee as herdsmen reportedly invade Benue community despite presence of soldiers
Why Theophilus Danjuma should be called to order - Northern group

Why Theophilus Danjuma should be called to order - Northern group

A group, the Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’iqamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS), has said former minister of defence, Lt Gen Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), should be called to order for urging Nigerians to defend themselves against attack.

Why Theophilus Danjuma should be called to order - Northern group
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