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Enugu Massacre: The attack was planned in Kogi – Suspect narrates attack

Kogi State Police Command now has in its custody, one of the sus­pected herdsmen who participated in the recent massacre of more than 48 persons in Nimbo community, Uzo- Uwani local government area of Enugu state. It was gathered that the suspect simply identified as Mo­hammed Zure was initially ar­rested by the police because of his connection with some suspected kidnappers in ...

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Northerners are safe in South East – IPOB

The members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have said that they do not have any plans to have a reprisal attacks on northern residents in any part of the South East because of the recent attacks on the people of the zone. They said that they are a non violent group and that people should not associate them ...

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President Buhari orders security agencies to curb Fulani Herdsmen

President Muhammadu Buhari said he had ordered heads of security agencies to take all necessary actions to apprehend rampaging herdsmen who had been causing havoc across the country.     According to a statement on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria ...

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Anambra government deploys helicopter to deal with Fulani Herdsmen

The Anambra State Government has vowed to curb the activities of Fulani herdsmen who have been attacking farmers and villagers in the state by deploying helicopter for aerial surveillance. Disclosing this in Akwa, the state capital, Governor Willie Obiano said his administration would deal ruthlessly with herdsmen should they become “needlessly hostile against their host communities.” Obiano said, “There is ...

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We can’t be stopped by any State – Fulani Herdsmen

Herdsmen from different parts of Nigeria have stated that nobody can stop them from grazing their cattle in any part of the country, especially in the south. They described such restriction as unconstitutional. The nomads, who spoke to SUNDAY PUNCH under the auspices of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, dismissed the ultimatums given by different groups for the herdsmen ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: Joint operations set-up by Military to fight herdsmen

Strong indications emerged on Thursday that the military high command in the country might come up with a joint operation involving the various security agencies against the menace of Fulani herdsmen in the country. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, told our correspondent on Thursday  that the expected operation would not be restricted to a single service ...

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How herdsmen invaded Wole Soyinka’s home

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has said that a group of herdsmen once invaded his home when he was out of Nigeria. Prof Soyinka made the disclosure on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in an address to the National Conference on Culture and Tourism, PM News reports. “Let me narrate a personal experience – just one among many – that was ...

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S’East traditional rulers condemn herdsmen’s invasion of Enugu

The Chairman of the South East Traditional Rulers Council, His Royal Majesty, Eze Eberechi Dick, has condemned the attack on Ukpabi Nimbo community in Uzo Uwani council area of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of Monday, calling on the Federal Government to immediately intervene and halt the rampage by the herdsmen across the country. Addressing ...

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