Tag: herdsmen

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 25, 2016

Prepare to defend yourself against herdsmen attacks, Fayose tells Ekiti people

Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose has said the Federal Government should be held responsible if herdsmen attack residents of the state. ...

AzeezOctober 13, 2016

Fulani herdsmen kill two policemen in Kaduna

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday killed two policemen along the Kagoro-Gidan Waya Road in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Opinion: What the Yoruba strategy for 2019 should look like

by Dele Awogbeoba A lot has been said (mainly by people within the PDP) emphasizing the supposed cracks between the ...

AzeezSeptember 26, 2016

Melaye wants cows roaming Abuja streets slaughtered

Senator Dino Melaye on Monday told the FCT minister, Mohammed Bello that he should ensure herdsmen and their cows stop roaming ...

AzeezSeptember 23, 2016

Leave Benue or face the consequences, Buratai warns killer herdsmen

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has ordered criminals disguising as herdsmen to leave Benue immediately or ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

We would checkmate cattle rustling, animal theft – IGP Idris

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on Tuesday said the Police Force would ensure that cattle rustling and animal theft ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 14, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: 21 kids sue President Obama | MASSOB goes international

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist Ijaw leaders reject Clark’s N’Delta dialogue team – YNaija Police arrests undergraduate ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 12, 2016

The Sultan of Sokoto has this to say about armed herdsmen…

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, says the herdsmen causing trouble with farmers across the country are not ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

‘Nigeria has been badly governed’ – Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said Nigeria is dealing with the consequences of what any country who had experienced ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 1, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. Herdsmen dissatisfied with anti-grazing law Herdsmen in Ekiti state ...

AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Herdsmen in Ekiti want Fayose to allow them carry ‘lesser weapons’

Fulani herdsmen under the aegis of Jamu Nate Fulbe Association of Nigeria in Ekiti State have expressed dissatisfaction over the anti-grazing ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 26, 2016

Herdsmen attack: Police arrest 20-year-old mastermind in Enugu

The suspected mastermind of the recent attack by herdsmen on Ndiagu Attakwu Akegbe Ugwu community in Nkanu West Local Government ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Ekiti Assembly passes bill to ban free grazing

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill to ban free grazing in the state. The bill ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 22, 2016

Herdsmen kill RCCG pastor in Kaduna

A pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was killed on Sunday night by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Herdsmen will soon be organised into ranches – FG

In a bid to end the deadly clashes between herdsmen and farmers, the Federal Government has said it will soon ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 3, 2016

Adamawa death toll hits 30

The death toll in the attack by herdsmen on Kodomun village in Adamawa state has increased to thirty The Punch reports. The ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 3, 2016

Suspected herdsmen attacks Kaduna villages, kills 11

Eleven people have been reportedly killed and several others injured when gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen, attack three villages in ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 2, 2016

Farmers, herdsmen clash claim 15 lives in Adamawa

A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Kodomun village of Adamawa state has claimed fifteen lives, leaving several others injured, Channels ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 27, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Who is responsible for the security of Nigerians?

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Following the gruesome murder of Preacher Eunice Olawale by Muslim youths in Kubwa, Abuja over a week ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 22, 2016

Opinion: Fulani herdsmen, deaths and repercussions

by Simon Utsu Some days ago, I was somewhere and someone joked about Cows in Nigeria being issued passports soon, ...

Isime EseneJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Pres. Buhari’s lethargy and Nigeria’s killer herdsmen

by Nnamdi Anekwe-Chive The Boko Haram insurgency, and many perceived wrongs under President Goodluck Jonathan paved the way for a former ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 12, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. PDP presents two candidate for Edo governorship election The ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today. BBOG group slams President Buhari Activist group, BringBackOurGirls, has decried the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 3, 2016

Catholic priests protest against Fulani herdsmen in Enugu

Well, it does appear that the Catholic priests in Enugu state are tired and angry over the continued violent activities ...

Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

‘Enough is enough’ – Yoruba elders warn Niger Delta militants

“Enough is enough,” some Yoruba elders, under the aegis of Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF) have warned Fulani herdsmen, militants and ...

Mazi EmekaJune 9, 2016

This is why FG cannot expel violent herdsmen

Despite the number of violent attacks credited to foreign herdsmen that roam within Nigeria, the federal government, on Thursday, gave ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 8, 2016

Morning Devotion: RIP Stephen Keshi, Indian minister wants a ban on Nigerians & FG meets with South-South Governors

Today on Morning Devotion, Joachim Macebong mourns the loss of Nigerian football’s great, Stephen Keshi. Also, Sokoto’s plan to provide ...

Mazi EmekaJune 7, 2016

Sokoto state to provide 1,000 hectares of land for herdsmen

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday, announced that the state will provide about 1,000 hectares of land for ...

Mazi EmekaJune 2, 2016

2 Fulani herdsmen charged with murder, to ‘remain in prison till September’

Two Fulani herdsmen suspected to be behind the May 20 attack on Oke Ado, Ikole Ekiti Local Government Area of ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 28, 2016

IG says only 3, not 500 people were killed by herdsmen in Agatu

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, has described reports that over 500 people were killed in Agatu community ...

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