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10 Farmers Killed In Fresh Clash With Herdsmen

  Ten farmers have been reported killed in Gora community of Safana Local Government Area in Katsina State on Tuesday. One person, however, escaped but sustained injuries in the process and is now receiving medical attention. Governor Bello Masari who

Inflation: Financial analysts blame flooding, herdsmen attacks

Inflation statistics Financial analysts on Wednesday blamed flooding and persistent herdsmen attacks for the steady rise in Nigeria’s headline inflation for two consecutive months. The analysts spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Lagos. They were

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Three Policemen In Taraba

  Suspected herdsmen have killed three policemen at Bujum Kasuwa community in Taraba State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, David Misal, disclosed this to reporters on Friday in Jalingo, the state capital. Mr Misal said the assailants

Dairy Farming ‘Will Save Nigeria’ From Herdsmen, Farmers Crisis – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari with the outgoing Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, Mr Torben Gettermann, at the State House in Abuja on August 27, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari believes the establishment of dairy farms will go a long way

Soldiers Kill 21 Suspected Herdsmen In Benue

    Troops of the Military Operation code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) have killed 21 suspected herdsmen along the Gbajimba-Akor-Tomata axis of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State in the last three weeks. The Force Commander of OPWS, Major

Lamido Proposes Scientific Approach To Resolve Herdsmen, Farmers Crisis

Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, speaks on Channels Television’s special political programme, Roadmap 2019.   A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, believes the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers in many states of the Federation can be

Suspected Herdsmen Invade Plateau Village, Kill Three

  Suspected herdsmen have killed three persons in an attack on Zanwra village in Miango district of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr Mathias Tyopev, confirmed the incident and the

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Five Communities In Adamawa, Taraba

File photo of one of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   Many persons were feared killed following a deadly attack by suspected herdsmen on five communities

‘The Nation Is Dying’: Soyinka Asks Buhari To Take Immediate Action Against Murderous Herdsmen

Professor Wole Soyinka wants the President to reverse a situation where one human being is killed for every missing, stolen, or maimed cattle.   Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka wants President Muhammadu Buhari to rise to the occasion, match words

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Two Soldiers, Injure Five Others In Benue

File photo   Two soldiers attached to the ongoing Operation Whirl Stroke have been killed by suspected armed herdsmen in Benue State. The Deputy Force Commander of the operation, Group Captain Precious Amadi, confirmed this to Channels Television on Tuesday.

Olu Falae Blames Northern States For Herdsmen Crisis

The Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr Olu Falae, speaks to Channels Television on the herdsmen attacks in parts of the country.   The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr Olu Falae, has blamed the

Plateau Govt Imposes Curfew On Three LGAs After Suspected Herdsmen Attack

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria   The Plateau State government has imposed a curfew in three troubled Local government Areas (LGAs) of the state. This follows the attack on some villages in Barkin Ladi LGA by suspected herdsmen,

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 18 In Adamawa Village

One of the houses hit by the suspected herdsmen in Dowayan village, Demsa LGA in Adamawa State. Photo: Haslon Freedom/Channels Television   No fewer than 18 persons were reported killed and several others injured following an attack on Dowayan village

Protect ‘Unarmed Nigerians’ From Violent Herdsmen, Imo Catholics Tell Buhari

  Catholics in Imo State have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently protect Nigerians from attacks by violent herdsmen across the country. They made the call in an open letter addressed to the President while they embarked on a