Showing posts with label Herdsmen. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Herdsmen. Show all posts

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Niger State seeks peace between herdsmen, farmers

Governor Muazu  Aliyu of Niger State on Thursday called for mutual understanding and harmonious co-existence between herdsmen and farmers in the country.
Aliyu, who is also the Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, made the appeal in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.
The governor was reported to have spoken at a symposium on ‘Disentangling Farmers and Herdsmen Clashes: Fostering Peaceful Co-existence’, and a book presentation for victims of the clashes in Minna. 

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Fulani cattle herdsmen sluthered 2 brothers in Imo state

The plight of residents of Umuekwunne Irete in Imo State got worse yesterday Thursday August 8th 2013 as fulani cattle herdsmen opened fire on the community, injuring several young men. Worse off is Chibuzor Hezekiah Okorie (pictured above) who was shot in the stomach and also cut in the chest and leg with a machete. His brother was also attacked.
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Encounter with Fulani herdsmen in Delta

Reports of Fulani herdsmen attacking members of their host communities with AK 47 rifles and other dangerous weapons have often been treated as a fairy tale by those saddled with the responsibility of protecting lives and property of the citizenry.

Recently, Crime Alert published a story of 23-year-old Ogbonna Eze, a commercial motorcyclist from Opi Community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu state, whose life was almost snuffed out by two Fulani herdsmen whom he had conveyed from Opi Junction along Enugu -Makurdi Expressway , to their camp at Idodo Agu Ekwegbe, Igbo Etiti local government area on a special drop.

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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Fulani herdsmen kill over 50 mourners in Agatu, Benue state

Over 50 mourners were killed yesterday Sunday May 12th in Benue State by Fulani herdsmen who attacked them as they buried their dead. The herdsmen stormed Okpachanyi village in Agatu local government area of the state and opened fire on the mourners, killing at least 50 of them. Others escaped with serious injuries.
The mourners had gathered to bury two of the policemen killed last week Tuesday by Ombatse cult members in Nassarawa state. Anarchy in our land! 

Monday, February 4, 2013

10 Killed, 15 Injured By Fulani Herdsmen In Nasarawa

Fulani herdsmen have reportedly killed 10 persons and injured 15 others as they attacked two communities in Nasarawa State Saturday afternoon.
Tragedy struck in Nasarawa State on Saturday afternoon as Fulani herdsmen reportedly attacked communities in the state, killing 10 persons and leaving 15 injured.

The attackers armed with guns, knives and axes were said to have stormed the Iga and Rutu communities in Nasarawa Eggon and Doma local governments respectively between 2 and 4p.m., catching residents unawares as they left immediately after the attack.


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