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Herdsmen attack again: Four construction workers dead

Herdsmen

Four persons have been reportedly confirmed dead during a fresh attack on workers at a construction site by herdsmen at Nche-Tahu close to Rafi Bauna in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. After the incident launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday morning, one of the masterminds simply identified as Shagari was arrested by security agents. The attack came ...

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Fulani herdsmen- Property worth millions of naira lost to fire in Awka

Fulani herdsmen- Property worth millions of naira lost to fire in Awka

Fulani herdsmen have been fingered in a fire incident that destroyed properties worth millions of naira at the National Youth Development Centre Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government area of Anambra State. The fire, which burnt down the bungalow housing the office of the principal of the center, was alleged to have been ignited by some suspected Fulani herdsmen grazing ...

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“Anti-Grazing Law Violates Herdsmen’s Rights” – BILPAN

anti-grazing

A group, the Billital Moroobe Association of Nigeria (BILPAN) warned on Monday that the anti-grazing law enacted in some states was a violation of the fundamental human rights of herdsmen. The group, which also call themselves Pastoralists, made the statement while speaking with newsmen in Dutse, Jigawa. The position of the group comes amid out cries over the killing of ...

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Land wars claim lives in Northern Nigeria

Land wars

“Bakin Kogi – Dalami Tukura stands with a long, hand-crafted musket slung over his right shoulder next to his brother’s freshly-dug grave, a mound of red earth marked with a cross made of woven grass. The burly 40-year-old maize farmer’s brother was killed just days ago when suspected cattle herders attacked his home in northern Nigeria. “He was shot,” Tukura ...

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Top 5 Deadliest Places In Nigeria

5 deadliest places in Nigeria

There was a period in our lives when terrorism and insurgency was alien to Nigeria, these days it has become a civil service job or you may want to call it a daily chore. No day passes by without news of Fulani herdsmen or Boko Haram attacks being reported in the media. This article lists “Top 5 Deadliest Places In ...

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FG to build cattle ranches

FG to build cattle ranches

It was learnt yesterday that the Federal Government is to build ranches and grazing reserves to end incessant clashes between cattle rearers and farmers. The Nation reports that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal made this known yesterday when he received a delegation of the Tabital Pulako Njode Jam Foundation, led by its Chairman, Abdul ...

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FG To Rehabilitate 414 Grazing Reserve Centres Nationwide

Grazing reserve

Whilst Fulani herdsmen continue to run riot in most parts of Northern Nigeria, the Federal Government may not be losing sleep over the issue contrary to the perceived notion by the Nigerians who have been at the receiving end of their onslaught. The grazing reserve dilemma has once again taken the front burner. The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government is ...

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Alleged Fulani Herdsmen Kill 26 Persons, Injure Many In Benue

Fulani herdsmen

Only yesterday, we did a report on the proposed grazing land across the country for Fulani herdsmen by the Federal Government. Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe came out to douse the tension and ripples the news have been causing. Audu Ogbe stated that no state of the federation will be forced to give up their land for the Fulanis’. ...

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