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Catholic Archbishop asks Nigerians to defend themselves against herdsmen, bandits’ attacks

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has backed the calls by some eminent Nigerians for people to defend themselves, if government failed to protect them from herdsmen and bandits’ attacks.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Southern Kaduna killings: What we want from Governor El-Rufai – CAN

Kaduna State chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has demanded from the State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, to do less of the talking and move into action to finding last solution to killings between the natives and Fulani people in Southern Kaduna.
Kidnap

Gunmen kidnap two persons in Enugu

Two men were on Friday evening abducted by gunmen along Ugwogo-Isi-Uzo road and taken to an unknown destination.

Self-defence, way out of killings in Southern Kaduna – Christian elders

Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”
Fulani herdsmen

Niger meets Fulani herdsmen at Bobi grazing reserve

Niger State Government has organized a stakeholder meeting with the Fulani Herdsmen within Bobi Grazing Reserve in Mariga Local Government Area of the State, as part of efforts at developing the Grazing Reserve.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra government cautions herdsmen to stop grazing on schools’ fields

The Senior Special Assistant to Anambra governor, Willie Obiano on security, Mr Oscar Christopher, has cautioned against the grazing of animals on school premises in the state.
Fulani herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen invade Plateau community, destroy 70-hectre palliative farmland

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have grazed freely into a 70 hecters palliative farmland cultivated to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rotsu village of Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor urged to halt Tiv/Fulani crisis

The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Troops eliminate notorious bandits recover cache of arms in Taraba

The Defence Headquarters says the troops of “Operation Whirl Stroke”, on Friday, eliminated two notorious bandits who had been attacking communities in Benue and Taraba.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Ortom urges President Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen terrorists

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen who are killing innocent people in communities of Benue State as terrorists.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has vowed that his administration will not allow armed banditry to take over the state as was the case with Zamfara and Katsina states, which were almost turned into sanctuaries for the criminals.

Governor Mohammed: We won’t allow bandits to overrun Bauchi like they did Zamfara, Katsina

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has vowed that his administration will not allow armed banditry to take over the state as was the case with Zamfara and Katsina states, which were almost turned into sanctuaries for the criminals.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen ambush, kill two personnel of Benue livestock guards

Two personnel of the Benue Livestock Guards were yesterday reportedly ambushed and killed by gunmen suspected to be armed herdsmen in Tombo Council Ward, close to Ayilamo in Logo Local Government Area, LGA, of the state.

Gunmen kill 2, abduct APC chieftain, 9 others in Katsina

Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State, Alhaji Yusau Dissi, was reportedly abducted alongside nine others by gunmen in different attacks across the state.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ absolves personnel as Tiv leaders accuse troops of raping their women

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, on Saturday denied allegation of leaders of Tiv people in Taraba State under the aegis of Tiv Cultural and Social Association (TCSA) accusing Nigerian military personnel deployed in Taraba State of raping their wives and daughters and also destroying their properties in the name of manhunt for bandits in Southern Taraba.

Court strikes out suit challenging Executive Order ll

The High Court of Justice in Akwukwu-igbo Judicial Division, has struck out the suit brought before it by Fulani Community (Herdsmen), challenging the Executive Order II of the Oshimili North Local Government of Delta state.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

IPOB: RUGA settlement, herdsmen killings has justified Nnamdi Kanu’s prophecy on Nigeria’s insecurity

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has claimed that their leader, Nnamdi Kanu, had earlier prophesied on Nigeria’s insecurity challenges when he warned against the proposed RUGA settlement and the incessant Fulani herdsmen disturbances in the country.

Gunmen attack Borno villages, kill five

Gunmen, believed to be either Boko Haram or ISWAP, on Saturday, attacked three communities in Borno State, killing five herdsmen and stealing 480 cows, a government official has said.

We’ll protect Ndigbo against herdsmen, bandits – South East governors

South East Governors, yesterday, said they are committed to the security and welfare of Ndigbo and would stop at nothing to ensure that the geopolitical zone is secured against banditry and invasion of killer herdsmen.

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Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

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Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
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