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Military setup Operation Accord to curb Fulani Herdsmen

The Nigeria Military have lunched Operation Accord to end the bloodshed that has resulted from the Fulani Herdsmen attack on Southern communities. The Military began the Operation as a way to curtail the Fulani Herdsmen attack which has claimed many lives in the past, with the recent being the Benue Attack some days ago. This was disclosed yesterday by the ...

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Fear grips Adamawa residents, as herdsmen attack claims six lives

Following reported attack by Fulani herdsmen resulting in the death of six persons in Tambor Jumor community of Girei Local Government Area, penultimate Wednesday, palpable fear of further attacks by herdsmen now pervades Adamawa State. According to report, the suspected herdsmen invaded the villages in the wee hours of Wednesday killing six persons, while many others were injured. Though the ...

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CP confident Police have lost trust of residents of attacked communities

Following the invasion of communities by Militants and Fulani Herdsmen, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni said residents of the invaded communities have lost trust in Police formation. He made this known through the Chief Superintendent of Police, Olusegun Ajamolaya. He spoke yesterday at the City Hall, Lagos, venue of the 2016 Stakeholders Forum organised by the Office of ...

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‘Enough is enough’ -OPC to Militants, Fulani Herdsmen

Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Yoruba socio-cultural group has condemned fatal attacks on Yorubaland and its people as well as other non-indigenous inhabitants by Fulani herdsmen and Niger-Delta militants. In a statement signed by the spokesperson of its National Coordinating Council (NCC), Comrade Sina Akinpelu, the group says enough is enough. According to Akinpelu, the OPC is able and ever ready to match force ...

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Suspected Fulani Herdsmen kills 13 as four villages were raided

Three days after Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom’s met with stakeholders on how to tackle attacks; Suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen raided four villages and killed 13 persons in two local government areas of Logo and Ukum in Benue state. The Benue State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Moses Yamu, confirmed that four people were killed in the Vaase community ...

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Fulani Herdsmen kills three in fresh attack

A source in Ilewo-Orile community in Ogun State, disclosed that the Fulani Herdsmen killed three persons during recent attack on the community. According to the source, “Philip was killed on Friday night after suspected herdsmen accosted him and snatched his motorcycle, mobile phone and some money. “Philip is an Egun man. He went to work on Friday but didn’t return. ...

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Food Security: Farmers and Fulani herdsmen must settle clashes- Monarch

A first class traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, on Wednesday called for understanding among farmers and Fulani herdsmen in the country in order to boost food security. The authorities blame nomadic Fulani tribesmen for an increasing number of kidnappings for ransom in northern Nigeria. Abdullahi, who is the Ohimegye Opanda of the state, made the call in ...

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Fulani herdsman arrested for murder

The Nasarawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested a herdsman who allegedly stabbed a farmer identified as Nasiru Mohammed to death, following an argument over the invasion of a farm. The herdsman’s cattle had strayed into Mohammed’s farm at Angwan Arimi in Bassa Village, Kokona LGA of the state and destroyed his farm crops. ...

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Plateau, Kaduna, amongst other Nigerian States donates 55,000 hectares of land for grazing

11 Nigerian States that provided 55,000 hectares for the establishment of   ranches aimed at curbing farmers and pastoralists clashes in their states has finally been unveiled. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh made this known  at a news conference in Abuja, yesterday. Ogbeh said of all enterprise in the livestock sector, only the poultry industry achieved an appreciable ...

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