Herdsmen Crisis In Nigeria

Buhari addresses herdsmen issue as he outlines major focus areas for 2018; assures Nigerians of success

Buhari addresses herdsmen issue as he outlines major focus areas for 2018; assures Nigerians of success

Buhari addresses herdsmen issue as he outlines major focus areas for 2018; assures Nigerians of success
4 feared dead, houses destroyed in fresh suspected herdsmen attack in Adamawa

4 feared dead, houses destroyed in fresh suspected herdsmen attack in Adamawa

A fresh killing of four villagers in Adamawa state followed a midnight attack by some suspected herdsmen who invaded the Kikon village in Numan local government area of the state. The herdsmen invaded the village on Sunday.

4 feared dead, houses destroyed in fresh suspected herdsmen attack in Adamawa
Breaking: Suspected herdsmen reportedly set Falae’s five-hectare oil palm plantation ablaze

Breaking: Suspected herdsmen reportedly set Falae’s five-hectare oil palm plantation ablaze

Multiple reports by Nigeria’s media said a section of the farm owned by a former secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae has been set on fire. Herdsmen are being accused of torching the farm located in Ilado Village.

Breaking: Suspected herdsmen reportedly set Falae’s five-hectare oil palm plantation ablaze
How looters are using Benue killings, other issues to blackmail Buhari - Presidency warns

How looters are using Benue killings, other issues to blackmail Buhari - Presidency warns

The presidency has warned that some of the looters in Nigeria are blackmailing President Muhammadu Buhari with the ongoing killings in Benue state. He also said these people are using many other issues against Buhari.

How looters are using Benue killings, other issues to blackmail Buhari - Presidency warns
Benue residents protest at National Assembly over herdsmen killings

Benue residents protest at National Assembly over herdsmen killings

Some indigenes of Benue state have taken their search for justice for victims of herdsmen killings to the National Assembly. They asked the legislators to intervene and ensure that all those behind the killings are punished.

Benue residents protest at National Assembly over herdsmen killings
We reject the use of 'Fulani herdsmen' in news reports - Group fumes, petitions NBC

We reject the use of 'Fulani herdsmen' in news reports - Group fumes, petitions NBC

The letter signed for the group by Ahmed Shehu and two others said SGAG finds it appalling that the use of the name of an ethnic group in reference to acts of violence which involved herders could lead to cleansing.

We reject the use of 'Fulani herdsmen' in news reports - Group fumes, petitions NBC
Benue crisis: Police confirm militia groups armed with AK-47 rifles

Benue crisis: Police confirm militia groups armed with AK-47 rifles

Despite the state govt's insistence that there are no armed militia groups in Benue, the Nigeria police have confirmed that armed militia groups exist in the state, adding that they are investigating the source of the firearms.

Benue crisis: Police confirm militia groups armed with AK-47 rifles
9 important facts you should know about herders-farmers conflict in Nigeria

9 important facts you should know about herders-farmers conflict in Nigeria

The herders-farmers clashes in Nigeria have worsened in recent years and are spreading southward, threatening the country’s security/stability. NAIJ.com provides nine important facts to know about the herders-farmers conflicts.

9 important facts you should know about herders-farmers conflict in Nigeria
Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves

Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves

Also describing the anti-open grazing law introduced by some state government as “unfortunate", the commissioner for livestock production, Salihu said such laws would not solve the lingering farmers/herdsmen crisis.

Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves
Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists

Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has no control over any Fulani man. The Sultan said the group was formed over 32 years ago.

Miyetti Allah is not a terrorist organisation - Sultan of Sokoto insists
Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria

Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is chairing a committee comprising of nine state governors saddled with the responsibility of ending the herdsmen’s killings being witnessed in parts of the country. The resolution was reached in Abuja

Breaking: Osinbajo heads committee to end herdsmen killings in Nigeria
Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state

The police on Thursday, January 18, arraigned a 20 - year-old cattle header, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing. The accused was arrested by members of Benue Vigilance Group.

Herdsman lands in trouble for openly grazing cattle in Benue state
Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting

Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting

A woman, said to be a Tiv from Benue state, has been shot dead in a farm settlement at Orin community in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. Community sources claimed that the attack which took the life of the woman.

Just in: Pregnant woman reportedly killed in Ekiti, hours after Fayose’s peace meeting
Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state

Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state

As herdsmen/farmers clash gets rampant in the country, Kwara state government has cried out over community leaders allowing herdsmen or other individuals into their communities without the knowledge of the Emir of Ilorin.

Governor Ahmed restless over community leaders' invitation of herdsmen into Kwara state
Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

A community leader in Kogi state, Alhassan Ejike, has issued a warning to the governor of the state, Yahaya Bello, saying that the latter should not venture into the establishment of cattle colonies in any part of the state.

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony
Just in: Benue indigenes protest killing by suspected herdsmen in Abuja (photos)

Just in: Benue indigenes protest killing by suspected herdsmen in Abuja (photos)

Some indigenes of Benue state on Thursday January 18, stormed the Unity Fountain in Abuja to protest the on going carnage in the state. One of the protesters, said it is important for the world to see what has been happening.

Just in: Benue indigenes protest killing by suspected herdsmen in Abuja (photos)
Farmers/herdsmen crisis: Police warn politicians against divisive, inflammatory statements

Farmers/herdsmen crisis: Police warn politicians against divisive, inflammatory statements

The Nigeria police have accused some politicians of frustrating its efforts in tackling the herdsmen/farmers’ crisis in Benue and other parts of the country. The force said utterances by some politicians are worsening the crisis.

Farmers/herdsmen crisis: Police warn politicians against divisive, inflammatory statements
NEF chairman resigns after controversial comments on Atiku, Buhari

NEF chairman resigns after controversial comments on Atiku, Buhari

Dr. Paul Unongo, on Wednesday, January 17, resigned as the chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), after an emergency meeting of the forum which was held in Abuja and attended by stakeholders of the group.

NEF chairman resigns after controversial comments on Atiku, Buhari
Benue killings: Buhari's message on tolerance is clear - Uk-based analyst (Opinion)

Benue killings: Buhari's message on tolerance is clear - Uk-based analyst (Opinion)

There is therefore, there is the need for a rethink, as no problem among brothers would defy solution with dialogue. And it imposes the necessity to re-embrace the Kaduna tradition with its motley of dialogue vents for peace.

Benue killings: Buhari's message on tolerance is clear - Uk-based analyst (Opinion)
Visit the bereaved in Benue instead of being visited in Aso Rock - Shehu Sani tells Buhari

Visit the bereaved in Benue instead of being visited in Aso Rock - Shehu Sani tells Buhari

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the Senate, Shehu Sani, on Wednesday, January 17, said Benue leaders should rather stay in their homes to be visited by President Buhari instead of visiting the president in Aso Rock.

Visit the bereaved in Benue instead of being visited in Aso Rock - Shehu Sani tells Buhari
Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques

Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques

The special adviser to President Buhari on political matters, Babafemi Ojudu, has urged herdsmen to embrace the modern, systematic and technological way of rearing cattle in the country. Ojudu gave the advice on Wednesday.

Buhari’s aide urges herdsmen to adopt modern cattle rearing techniques
Analyst reveals what will determine President Buhari’s re-election success in 2019

Analyst reveals what will determine President Buhari’s re-election success in 2019

A member of the Lincolns’ Inn, London, Daniel Bwala, has stated that what will determine the success or failure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election bid will be how he is able to handle the Benue crisis.

Analyst reveals what will determine President Buhari’s re-election success in 2019
Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi

The claim by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, that over 800 Fulani people were killed in Taraba state last year has been dismissed as a lie by the Taraba state government and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

Stop fuelling false propaganda in your kinsmen - CAN tells Sanusi
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