Marking grazing reserves, cattle routes in Benue cannot work, says Ortom
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said the move to begin remarking of the grazing reserves and stock routes nationwide would not curb the persistent farmers/herdsmen clashes.
‘How residents deserted Enugu community over herdsmen attacks’
A community leader in Obinagu Obofia Ugwuleshi, in Awgu local council, Enugu State, Chief Onyemelu Okeke has narrated how the inhabitants deserted the area for over three years because of the fear of attacks by herdsmen.
Group urges ICC to end rights violation in Africa
The Igbo Ekunie Initiative (IEI), a body comprising Igbo at home and the diaspora has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to end what it described as ‘historic culture of impunity’ in Africa.
Nimbo Killing: Life gradually returning to community, says Leader
Life has begun to return to Nimbo community in Enugu State after its residents fled the area following the killing of 11 residents by suspected herdsmen.
Stop the bloody attacks on our people, Adamawa Indigenes warn
From January to August this year the statistics of those killed by herdsmen in Girei and Demsa local councils of Adamawa State released by leaders of the affected communities show that 97 people lost their lives and 2,500 people were displaced.
Herdsmen kill 22 in Adamawa village
Person suspected to be Fulani herdsmen stormed Kodomun village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Monday, killing 22 people.Many of the dead are said to be old persons unable to flee for dear life.
Tension as gunmen kill 11 in Southern Kaduna
It was another bloodshed in Southern Kaduna yesterday when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen invaded three villages around Godogodo town in Jema’a Local Council. Eleven persons were feared killed in the attack.
10 feared killed by herdsmen in Benue
No fewer than 10 persons were yesterday feared killed in Gaambe-Tiev in Logo Local Council of Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Several others were reported missing and many others left with injury.
Arewa leaders fault agitation for restructuring
Northern leaders, under the umbrella of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), have faulted the calls for restructuring of the country. The forum also lamented the escalation of the activities of Niger Delta militants, Boko Haram insurgents...