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Enugu Community claims Police abandoned them during Fulani Herdsmen invasion

The people of Ukpabi Nimbo, a community in the Uzo-Uwani area of Enugu State, which was attacked by Fulani herdsmen on Monday, have blamed security agencies for failing to act on “credible” information they provided before the attack. The villagers, who said this when the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, visited the community on Tuesday, stated that they were abandoned ...

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Declare state of emergency in Igboland – Archbishop

          The Archbishop of the Anglican Communion, Enugu Province, Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma has warned of dire consequences over the inability of security agencies to avert the killings of residents of Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani council area of Enugu State by Fulani herdsmen. He, therefore, warned that if nothing was done to checkmate the Fulani herdsmen, ...

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We hope to end Fulani Herdsmen and farmers’ clash – Police

  The  new Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 9 headquarters in Umuahia Abia State, Yerima Fyarah, has said that the zone was making concerted efforts towards ending the lingering clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the zone. He pointed out that the police extracted assurances from the host communities involved in the clashes to live peacefully ...

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DELSU: Fulani herdsmen abduct varsity worker

The Delta State Police Command have confirmed the abduction of a non-academic staff of the Delta State University, Abraka, Mr. John Ogeleke, who have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. ‎ It was gathered that four men of Fulani extraction armed with guns and sticks had emerged from a nearby bush, forced the vehicle conveying Ogeleke ...

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Fulani Herdsmen attack Farmers in Oyo State

Farmers in Lagun, Iyana Offa, Offa, Atagba, Lapata and their surrounding communities in Lagelu Local Council Area of Ibadan, Oyo State, have alleged that a group of Fulani armed men attacked their communities at night, injured a guard and carted away valuables on Tuesday. More than five farms and surrounding agrarian communities were allegedly visited in the attack, with eyewitnesses ...

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Soldiers attacked by Fulani Herdsmen, kidnaps police officer

  Fulani herdsmen have reportedly kidnapped a police man after engaging a joint team of the Nigerian Army and Mobile Police Force personnel in Agatu, Benue state in a gun duel. One of the policemen, Corporal Ebiakpo Akparakazi, was also reported missing during the attack. The Benue state police spokesman, ASP Moses Yamu, who confirmed the incident, said that search ...

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Protest against Fulani herdsmen cripple activities in Delta

  Some residents of the 25 local government areas in Delta State grounded activities on the Benin-Asaba Expressway. The protesters marched onto the expressway to show their grievances against alleged killings by Fulani herdsmen. The residents also barricaded the Summit Nnebisi Road in Asaba, leaving thousands of travellers stranded. They displayed placards, some of which read, ‘Fulani herdsmen must leave ...

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Enugu auditor released by Herdsmen after paying N700,000 ransom

  The Enugu State auditor, who was kidnapped by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Nsukka-Adani highway has been freed. It was gathered that the victim, Mr. Ogbobe Stephen, was released after the family had dropped the sum of N700,000 at a designated place in Amokwu community, Udi local government area of Enugu State. Ogbobe, it could be recalled, was kidnapped last Saturday ...

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Fulani Herdsmen kidnap Enugu auditor, demand N5m ransom

Tension hit  Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state, following the abduction of an Enugu state auditor over the weekend by Fulani herdsmen along Nsukka-Adani express road. The abductors have demanded N5 million as ransom for his release. Vanguard gathered that the state auditor identified simply as Ogbobe Stephen who hailed from Ukpabi Nimbo in Uzo-Uwani LGA, had gone home in ...

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