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Four reported killed as armed men storm Plateau community

Four persons were reportedly killed and ten others missing in a Wednesday night attack on Gashes district, Barkinladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Mali admits soldiers implicated in deaths during security sweep

Mali's defence minister admitted on Tuesday that soldiers were involved in killings in the country's unstable centre, after the discovery of a mass grave backed up accusations of summary executions by government troops.

Benue Muslims urges federal government to support ranching

The Muslim community in Benue State has urged the Federal Government be steadfast in its support for ranching of livestock especially cattle as earlier endorsed by the National Economic Council (NEC).

At least 15 dead in fresh violence in Zamfara

At least 15 people were killed in violence in northern and central Nigeria, police and local officials said on Thursday, in the latest unrest to hit the restive regions.

Eid-el-Fitri: Prices of tomatoes, pepper, chicken increase in Lagos markets

Ahead of Eid-el-Fitri celebration on Friday, prices of tomatoes, pepper and chicken have increased in major markets in Lagos.

Governor Ortom congratulates Muslims on Eid-el-Fitr

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has congratulated Muslim faithful for successfully completing the Ramadan fast felicitated with them on the occasion of this year’s Eid-El-Fitri celebration.

Killings: Governor Ortom’s aide knocks Jama’atul Nasir Islam

Special Adviser to Benue State Governor on Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Alhaji Isa Usman, has knocked the Secretary General of Jama’atul Nasir Islam (JNI) Dr. Abubakar Khalid Aliyu, for accusing Governor Samuel Ortom of linking the herdsmen killings across the state to the continuation of the late Usman Danfodio’s Jihad.

15 killed in clashes in Benue

At least 15 people were killed over the past few days in separate attacks in central Nigeria's Benue State, the scene of regular clashes between Christian farmers and nomadic cattle herders, official sources said Wednesday.

Kidnappers, cattle rustlers spread fear in Kaduna

A spate of kidnappings for ransom in the Birnin Gwari district of northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state has left residents afraid to even leave their homes.

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists attack herdsmen in Borno town

At least one person was killed and unconfirmed number of cattle carted away in an attack on herders by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at a Borno town.

Killings: Archbishop Martins leads Lagos Catholics on peaceful march May 22

Archbishop Adewale Martins will on Tuesday, May 22, lead Catholic faithful in the Lagos Metropolitan See on a peaceful march to protest persecution of the church and other killings in Nigeria by suspected Fulani herders and the Boko Haram terrorists.

Miyetti Allah blames governors for farmers-herders crisis

National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Baba Ngelezarma, has blamed governors for clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

Armed Forces wade into herdsmen-farmers conflict in Anambra

The Anambra State Chairman of Cattle Menace Committee and Director of Department of State Services Mr Yusfu Ishiaku has charged communities, farmers and Fulani herdsmen to desist from taking any action capable of stoking conflict in the state.

We can end herdsmen killings in Benue – Fulani group

Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has assured that it can put a permanent end to the herders/farmers’ crisis in Benue State.

Pay our salaries, we are dying – NLC tells Kogi government

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to pay workers salaries in the state, saying “we are dying of hunger.”

Arewa CF asks federal government to set up probe panel on Benue killings

Northern lobby group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has described the Tuesday killing of two Catholic priests and some worshipers in a church at Ayar-Mbalom community in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herders, as callous and unfortunate.

Nigeria, ECOWAS to host regional conference on herders-farmers conflicts

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, says the Federal Government in collaboration with the ECOWAS Commission, will host a sub-regional ministerial meeting on April 26 in Abuja.

Kaduna government investigates mysterious death of 50 cows in Kaura

Kaduna State Government has engaged experts to unravel the frequent death of cows in Kaura Local Government Area, to avert breakdown of law and order.

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