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Tension as herdsmen fight over missing cows in Imo

Scores of herdsmen in Agbala, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo state on Tuesday were severely wounded after a band of herders freely used dangerous weapons on each other following a disagreement over missing cows.

Confusion in Ondo community over death of missing Fulani teenager

There was tension in the ancient town of Isua, headquarters of Akoko South East local government area of Ondo state on Friday when a-13-year-old son of a Fulani herdsman, simply called ‘Suleman’ was missing but later found dead in a river where he was dumped by suspected assailants.

Police arrest one as suspected herders attempt to kidnap Ondo monarch

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the monarch of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide.

Court remands herdsman for attempted murder

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State has adjourned sine die, the case of a Fulani herdsman who attempted murdering a widow (Esther Ibem Nmecha) in the commercial city.

Police in Kebbi arrest Inspector’s killers, 291 suspects in one month

The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsman, Babuga Manu Kuaara, who killed a Police Inspector, Umaru Danladi, attached to Kaoje Police division, in Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
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Cleric: Killings in Nigeria not President Buhari’s making

Pastor Peter Olaniyan, Assistant General Overseer of the Christ Arrival International Church, Gethsemane Parish, Ibadan, has explained that the persistent killings in the country are not the making of President Muhammad Buhari, but a pointer to the fact that the end-time is here and that corruption is fighting back.

Plateau killing: Senator Makarfi condemns herdsmen attack, sues for peace

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Tuesday revealed his pain at the killing of dozens of citizens by suspected herdsmen in Jos, Plateau State.
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CAN warns federal government against recruiting repentant Boko Haram terrorists into Army, Police

Following reports of plans by the federal government to recruit repentant Boko Haram terrorists into the Nigerian Army and the Police, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Tuesday warned the federal government against such plan.

Five to die by hanging in for killing herdsman

A Yola High Court presided over by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri has sentenced five men to death for culpable homicide and for killing a Fulani herdsman.

Yobe government to unveil 8,500-year-old canoe at exhibition

The Yobe government on Wednesday said it would soon unveil the 8,500-year-old Dufana canoe, Africa’s oldest and world’s third oldest water craft, for public exhibition.

Police arrest herdsman for murder of 16 villagers

Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsmen, Muhammadu Musa Bimini, with a military AK47 rifle, in connection with a bloody attack that claimed the lives of 16 persons in Daffo district of Bokkos local government area of Plateau State.

Police: Gunmen kill 1 herdsman, 15 cows in Plateau

The Police on Tuesday confirmed that unknown gunmen killed a Fulani herdsman and 15 cows at Rafin-Bauna community of Iregwe land in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.

Suspected herdsman attacks Ondo woman in her farm

A 28-year-old mother of two, Florence Godday, escaped death by the whiskers in Igbo Abo community in Akure North area of Ondo State, as a herdsman attacked her with a machete and attempted to rape her in her farm.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Fulani herdsmen kill kinsman, rustle 15 cows, 14 sheep

The Plateau State Police Command has arrested a Fulani herdsman, Bala Yahaya Mohammed, who conspired with three others and killed their kinsman, Mohammed Ibrahim, rustling 15 cows and 14 sheep from their victim.

I don’t want killing of any ethnic tribe in Ekiti or reprisal – Governor...

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has warned against the killing of anyone be it herdsman or farmer in the name of any clash relating to grazing in the state.

Fulani herdsman killed in Ekiti

There is tension in Oke Ako and Irele communities in Ikole local government area of Ekiti State following the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman on Monday.

Governor Ikpeazu rejects cattle colony for herdsmen in Abia

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has rejected plans by the Federal Government to establish “cattle colonies” for Fulani herdsmen and their cows in Abia State.

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‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

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Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

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