Tag: herdsmen

plateau

Herdsmen/farmers crisis: Gunrunner, soldier, policeman, four Fulani militiamen arrested

A Special security force coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has arrested  three suspects, including  a soldier and a policeman...
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Farmer/Herder conflict: Presidency warns against fake news, inflammatory statements

The Federal Government has appealed to all its citizens as well as members of the international community to refrain from spreading false stories and...
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Gunmen kill local guard, rustle nine cows belonging to Anglican Archbishop of Jos

Suspected herdsmen have killed a local guard and rustled nine cows in Jos, Plateau State, DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)...
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Troops again arrest seven herdsmen in Benue destroying farmlands

Troops again arrested seven herdsmen in Benue State while destroying farmlands with their cattle on Wednesday. This brings the number of herdsmen arrested for such...
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Three herders jailed one year each for open grazing in Benue

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating...
umahi, ebonyi

Umahi orders traditional rulers to compile data on herdsmen

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has directed traditional rulers to collate data on herdsmen operating in the state for easy identification and...
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Nigeria, Niger Republic partner to tackle herdsmen, farmers’ crises

Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), has assured the Republic of Niger that Nigeria will partner with its government to tackle herdsmen/farmers’ conflict. Dambazau...
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Benue: Police arraign herder for alleged violation of Anti Grazing Law

The Police on Thursday arraigned an 18-year-old herder, Abu Shagari, in a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court, for alleged open grazing. The prosecutor, Sergeant Abdulkarim Abubakar,...
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South-West Think Tank knocks FG over failure to curb herdsmen killings

The South West Think Tank (SWETT), a group of professionals of diverse background from the six South-West States, Kogi and Kwara States, has knocked...
idris

Plateau: Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 100-year-old man, two others in attack on rural community

A 100-year-old man, Ahmadu Hwie, and two others were killed by gunmen that attacked Huke, a rural settlement in Bassa Local Government of...