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Is Nigeria ready for cattle colonies?

The Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies as a way of checking the incessant herdsmen/farmers clashes has continued to attract reactions and vast interest since it was announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, three weeks ago.

Three killed, 10 houses burnt in suspected herdsmen attacks in Plateau

Three persons were reportedly killed and several others injured Friday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen who attack Hukke village, in Maingo District of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state.

Herdsmen, farmers violence leaves 10 dead in Plateau

Ten people in Plateau State were killed over two days in violence linked to cattle grazing, part of a months-long crisis that has heightened religious tensions, sources said late Thursday.

Farmers-Herdsmen clashes: Police sue for peace in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has pledged to do its best to address the lingering clashes between farmers and herdsmen in some parts of the state.

Benue, Plateau lost 14,000 people to attacks – Governor Lalong

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has stated that herdsmen have killed about 14,000 people from both Plateau and Benue states in recent times.

One killed, another injured in attack on Plateau community

One man was killed while another was injured on Sunday when armed men attacked Dundi-Maiyanga village in Kwall, Bassa Local Government, Plateau State.

Herdsmen attacks: Governor Lalong has sold his conscience – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has criticised Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja and comments on herdsmen attacks.

Businessman bags 2 years imprisonment for house-breaking, theft

A Jos Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, on Wednesday sentenced 20-year-old Ismail Abdullahi, to two years imprisonment for house-breaking and theft.

NNPC, DPR dispense 57,000 litres free to motorists

A team of officials from Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and security agents on Thursday dispensed 57,000 litres of petrol free to motorists.

Another civil servant commits suicide over non-payment of 12 months salaries in Kogi

Barely one month after a top civil servant committed suicide in Kogi State allegedly over non-payment of salaries, another civil servant, a 47-year-old Abdullahi Uye Zhiya from Oguma in Bassa Local Government Area of the state has also taken his own life.

FRC faults handling of N734 million irrigation project in Barkin-Ladi

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has expressed dissatisfaction over the handling of the N734 million Barkin-Ladi Irrigation Scheme project in Plateau.

Special Task Force dispels rumour of aiding Plateau killings

The Joint Special Task Force deployed to restore the peace in Plateau state have denounced reports linking them to the recent killing of 27 people.

Plateau youths to seek justice at ICJ over recent killings

A socio-cultural organisation, Irigwe Youth Movement, has said it will contact the National Human Rights Commission and International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Nigerian military exonerates self from massacre of 29 in Plateau

The Commander of Operation Safe Haven in charge of Security in the state, Major General John Atolagbe, has debunked the insinuation that the military aided the attack in Irigwe, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State that claimed 29 lives.

Fulani herdsmen accuse media of bias over Plateau killings

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Plateau State chapter, has accused the media of bias and complicity in its reports against its members.

Nigerian Air Force deploys military helicopters in Plateau

Following the killing of 29 persons in Nkiedonwwhro community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, the Nigerian Air Force has deployed military helicopters in the area on Thursday.

Plateau: We were overwhelmed by number of attackers – military

The military has denied the allegation of complicity in the reported killing of 29 persons, including women and children, in the Nkiedonwhro community of Plateau State. Rather, it said it was overwhelmed by the numerical strength and tactics of the attackers.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Fulani herdsmen may consume ethnic groups in the North – Northern CAN

Northern Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has urged Federal Government to call Fulani herdsmen in the country to order before they consumed minority ethnic groups in the North.

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