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Killings carried out by suspected herdsmen between 2012 and 2016 according to the media reports

By Editor
29 April 2016   |   6:57 am
July 2012: Senator Gyang Dantong and the Majority Leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr. Gyang Fulani died in the stampede that ensued while attending the mass burial ...


July 2012: Senator Gyang Dantong and the Majority Leader of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr. Gyang Fulani died in the stampede that ensued while attending the mass burial of about 50 victims of attack by Fulani herdsmen at Maseh village in Riyom LGA.

April 23, 2013: 10 farmers killed in an attack in Mbasenge community, Guma L.G.A by suspected herdsmen.

May 7, 2013: 47 mourners gunned down by suspected herdsmen in Agatu while burying two policemen.

May 14, 2013: Over 200 herdsmen surround Ekwo-Okpanchenyi, Agatu LGA killing 40 locals.

July 5, 2013: 20 people were killed in a conflict between Tiv farmers & herdsmen at Nzorov, Guma LGA.

July 28, 2013: In retaliation to the alleged killing of 112 cows, herdsmen invade 2 villages in Agatu LGA killing 8 villagers.

November 7, 2013: Attackers strike at Ikpele & Okpopolo communities killing 7 and displacing over 6000 inhabitants.

November 9, 2013: 36 locals killed, 7 villages overrun in an outbreak of fighting between herdsmen and locals in Agatu L.G.A.

June 2015: Fulani herdsmen attacked Motokun village, Patigi Local Government Area, Kwara State.  The Oro-Ago community in Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state was also attacked. Fulani herdsmen attacked Ninji and Ropp villages in Plateau State and killed 27 persons. Also, the same group reportedly murdered about 70 Christians.

July 16, 2015: Fulani Herdsmen attack and killed farmers in Plateau.

September 2015: an attack by some Fulani herdsmen on the community of Onitsha Ukwuani in Ndokwa West local government area of Delta State left about three persons dead. A middle-aged woman was raped and subsequently killed by three Fulani herdsmen in Edo state.

October 2, 2015: Fulani Herdsmen raped, killed Ogun Residents and Farmers.

November 2015: Herdsmen invaded Ulaja and Ojeh communities in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State and killed about 22 men and women.

December 1, 2015: Fulani Herdsmen kill a man in Ofagbe community, Isoko North council area of Delta.

January 24, 2016: Nigerian police DPO, 29 others killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

February 2016: Fulani herdsmen reportedly killed About 10 persons in Tom-Anyiin, Tom-Ataan, Mbaya and Tombu in the Buruku Local Government Area of the state.

February 8, 2016: 10 killed, Over 300 displaced in clash between herdsmen and farmers at Tom-Anyiin, Tom-Ataan in Buruku LGA.

February 11, 2016: Herdsmen attacked Abbi community in Uzo-Uwani LGA, Enugu killing two siblings and burnt houses, motorcycles.

February 29, 2016: Over 500 locals killed and 7000 displaced in an attack in Agatu LGA by fulani herdsmen.

March 9, 2016: 8 residents killed during herdsmen attacks in Ngorukgan, Tse Chia, Deghkia and Nhumbe, Logo LGA.

April 5, 2016: APC youth leader, Mr. Aondohemba Kasa and 3 others killed in fresh Fulani herdsmen, farmers’ clash in Benue.

April 8, 2016: Fulani herdsmen kidnapped and killed Falae’s security guard at his Ondo state farm.

April 9 2016: Fulani camp was razed following the killing of a 64-year old farmer, identified as Alex in Edo.

April 12, 2016: Fulani herdsmen attack Dori and Mesuma villages in Taraba, killing at least 15.

April 19, 2016: A member of about 18 suspected Herdsmen that invaded farms in Lagun village, Lagelu local council Oyo state, shot Mr. Jimmy Aido.

April 25, 2016: 48 killed, 60 injured by Fulani herdsmen in Ukpabi Nimbo community, Enugu state.