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Fulanis have rights to graze anywhere in Nigeria: Fulani youths

Youth groups under the aegis, Coalition of Fulani Youth Groups have urged governments at all levels to end extrajudicial killings.

Militants of Fulani herdsmen behind latest massacre of 137 in Niger

Islamic State militants allied with Fulani herdsmen were responsible for the latest massacre of 137 people in the Tahoua region of Niger Republic, reports said.

PDP demands investigation into Ortom’s convoy’s attack

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the police to investigate the attack on the convoy of Samuel Ortom, the governor of Benue state, on Saturday by gun-toting herdsmen at Tyo Mu along Makurdi-Gboko road, while on a visit to a farm.

Breaking: Armed herdsmen open gunfire on Gov. Ortom

Gu-toting herdsmen have attacked Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom near Makurdi, the capital. He was on foot near the Benue River bank

No land for Fulani herdsmen in South-east: IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has issued a warning to Fulani herdsmen, telling them that there is no land for them to occupy in the South.

Tanker drivers block Lagos-Benin highway over killing by Fulani Herdsmen

Drivers of petroleum tankers and other articulated heavy vehicles have blocked the Benin-Ore highway, at Ofosu, over the killing of two drivers by suspected Fulani herdsmen Tuesday night.

Video: Sunday Igboho sends critical warning to DSS, Army and Police

Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has sent a critical warning to the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Force and the Department of State Services (DSS) concerning President Muhammadu Buhari's directive on gun-carrying Fulani herdsmen.

Herdsmen crisis: APC condemns killing in Ekiti community

The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti has condemned the recent killing of two farmers in Isaba-Ekiti community in the state.

Herdsmen back in Ibarapa Oyo state destroying farms

Herdsmen have returned to Ibarapaland in Oyo State, putting farmers in despair as they grazed their cattle on their farms.

Fulani herdsmen attack Amotekun officials, vigilantes in Oyo

Three people have sustained injuries following a bloody clash between Fulani and Yoruba at Aba Abugudu Market in the Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State.

Flush the bad eggs, Ex-senator tells Fulani herdsmen

Alhaji Suleiman Ajadi, a former Senator representing Kwara South senatorial district, has advised leaders of herdsmen across the country to fish out the bad elements amongst them for peace to reign in the country.

Fulani herdsmen have suffered unfairly – Isa Yuguda

Former Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam Isa Yuguda has alleged that the Fulani herdsmen, have been subjected to unfair treatment.

5000 Nigerians escaping herdsmen become refugees in Benin Republic

Nearly 5,000 Nigerians, displaced by Fulani herdsmen crisis, have arrived at Beninese villages in Pobè, a border commune located about 100 km from Cotonou

Fulani herdsmen: My use of AK-47 is figure of speech – Mohammed

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed on Friday said his use of AK-47 is a figure of speech for protection, which paints the despondency and desperation of Fulani herdsmen.

Buhari approves rebuilding Benue villages destroyed by Fulani herdsmen

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the rebuilding of communities destroyed by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and other affected states in the country.

Herdsmen on rampage, shoot seven farmers dead in Edo

Edo State Police Command has confirmed the killing of seven persons, including farmers, in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State, by gunmen suspected to be criminal herdsmen.

Governors decry ethnic profiling of crime

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it is against ethnic profiling of crime and criminality in the country.

Herdsmen crisis: Stakeholders, others tell Buhari to act now

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to act fast in quelling the growing crisis involving Fulani herdsmen in many parts of the country.

Allow Nigerians to bear arms – Bauchi herders

The Bauchi State wing of MACBAN called on the Federal Government to allow every Nigerian to bear firearms to protect themselves.

Why I said herders should carry Ak-47 rifles for self defence- Gov. Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has explained himself over a comment he made about Fulani herdsmen carrying Ak-47 rifles for self-defence.

107 herdsmen not 4000 relocated from Oyo

Some Fulani leaders at Ladduga grazing reserve in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna state, together with other stakeholders, have disputed the 4,000 figure published by the media, saying that only 107 herders from Oyo state relocated to Kaduna.

Killer-herdsmen attack Ogun villages, kill two, schools, hospitals shut

Over 100 suspected Fulani herdsmen reportedly attacked Owode-Ketu and Ijoun villages in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State, killing two people in the process.

Outrage over Gov. Mohammed’s support for Fulani herdsmen carrying AK-47

Nigerians have expressed displeasure over comment made by Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed defending Fulani herdsmen for carrying AK-47 rifles. 

Herdsmen on rampage in Ondo, kill two, set Amotekun’s vehicle ablaze

Suspected herdsmen are on rampage in Ondo State, killing two people and setting ablaze a vehicle belonging to Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun.

Over 4,000 herders return Kaduna – SEMA

  Hussaini Abdullahi, an official of the Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that the agency has verified more than 4,000 herders who...

Bauchi Governor defends Ak-47 carrying Fulani herdsmen, blasts Ortom, others

Bala Mohammed also condemns attitude of Samuel Ortom, his Benue State counterpart and some governors in the southern states to issues of criminality and farmers/ herders conflict.  

Lawan warns politicians against ethnicizing insecurity

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has warned politicians against ethnicizing the spate of insecurity in the country.

Amotekun intercepts truckload of Fulani herdsmen heading to Lagos, Ogun

A truck loaded with no fewer than 80 men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen has been intercepted by officers of Oyo State Security Network Agency known as Amotekun at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Fulani herdsmen: El-Rufai sends message to South West governors

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has called on his colleagues, other Governors in the country, to make statements condemning and disavowing attacks and massacres of other Nigerians living in their states.

Foreign Fulanis sponsored by politicians causing problem – Baraje

Former Acting National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has questioned the true identity of the bandits and insurgents rampaging the troubled geopolitical zones of the country.

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