Tag Archives: herdsmen

Kogi Communities Deserted After Suspected Herdsmen Invasion

A community deserted by residents after alleged herdsmen invasion.   At least five communities in Kogi State have been abandoned by the residents following the herdsmen attacks that reportedly started on Wednesday. The affected communities are Adumu, Aloko, Oganeinugu, Ojuole

Declare Herdsmen Terrorists, Soyinka Tells FG

  Professor Wole Soyinka has asked the Federal Government to declare as terrorists, herdsmen responsible for attacks in states across the country. The Nobel Laurette said this on Thursday while addressing an audience during the Ripples Nigeria Dialogue holding in

Again, Suspected Herdsmen Attack Plateau

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria There have been reports of a fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Rafiki and Dong communities of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State in the early hours of today. Security operatives have

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria   Suspected herdsmen have killed 25 persons in another attack in Plateau State. Those killed in the attack are 19 men, three women and three children. The incident occurred on Monday night in

BREAKING: Suspected Herdsmen Kill Five In Plateau Despite Buhari’s Visit

Plateau State on the map of Nigeria   Five Persons including three siblings of a family have been confirmed dead in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Nzharuvo Village of Miango, Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. President Muhammadu

Benue Herdsmen Attacks, Threat To Food Security – Ortom

A file photo of Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom   The Benue state governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom has said that the sustained attacks on Benue communities by suspected herdsmen, is a potential recipe and catalyst for food insecurity. Governor Ortom

Again, Benue Govt To Hold Mass Burial For Herdsmen Attack Victims

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom during his visit to Okpokwu Local Government Area on Tuesday. Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has issued a directive for necessary arrangements to be made for another mass burial in the state. The mass burial is

Ortom Asks Security Agents To Flush Out Armed Herdsmen After ‘Invasion’

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom during the meeting with security council in the state on Tuesday.   The Benue State security council has mandated security agents in the state to immediately dislodge armed herdsmen who invaded Mbatoho Island in Makurdi,

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Several In Fresh Benue Attack

File photo of an attacked community   Several people have been killed in a fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Olosu, a village in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. The Chairman of the LGA, Mr Ogwuche Olofu, told

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Adamawa Community

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have invaded Gwamba community in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. According to an eyewitness, the attackers stormed two villages in the community at on Tuesday morning and opened fire. Several houses are reported to

Operation Cat Race: Army Arrests Herdsmen For Destroying Farmland In Benue

File photo   The Nigerian Army has arrested 10 herdsmen for destroying farmland in some villages in Benue State. Troops participating in Operation Cat Race arrested the herdsmen on Monday while on routine patrol in Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages, a statement

Nasarawa Govt Dismisses Allegations Of Herdsmen Attackers In State

Nasarawa Governor, Al-Makura   The Nasarawa State Government has once again reacted to the allegations levelled by the Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom of herdsmen meeting in the state before launching attacks. During an interview on Channels Television’s Question

Herdsmen: Britain talking with Nigeria over killings

Justin Tyopuusu The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said the British Government is engaging Nigeria’s federal and state governments over killings allegedly being perpetrated by herdsmen in some parts of the country. This is contained in a letter signed

Buratai Orders Troops To Stop Armed Herdsmen

  The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Burutai, has directed troops deployed for exercise Cat Race in Benue state, to engage any group of armed herdsmen terrorising local communities or face a military court-martial. General Burutai gave this directive