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AK 47-wielding herdsmen massacre 15 villagers in Ebonyi

Herdsmen wielding AK 47 rifles have massacred no fewer than 15 villagers in Ebonyi state, burning also motorcycles belonging to the villagers.

Ekiti denies giving quit notice to herdsmen

Ekiti government on Monday night, denied speculations that it had issued quit notice to herdsmen in the state.

Six herdsmen killed in Osun

Six herdsmen, members of the same family, have been killed in Wasinmi village, Irewole LGA of Osun State.

Tinubu warns herdsmen against using “careless words”

The former governor of Lagos State and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has cautioned herdsmen against using "careless words".

SOS plea: Open letter to governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

A concerned indigene of Kwara State has written an open letter to the Kwara state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, on issues bothering on insecurity in the state, and a threat to the peaceful living of its indigenes.

Insecurity: Amotekun will tame criminal herdsmen – Ex-AGF

Prince Bola Ajibola, a Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice has rated Western Nigeria Security Network, tagged “Operation Amotekun”, high in terms of its capacity to protect the people of Ogun State from Fulani marauders.

Ogun community under siege by herdsmen despite Gov’s visit

Yewa community in Ogun State has continued to witness attacks by Herdsmen despite the recent visit of the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun.

Any cow seen on Akure streets will be arrested: Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state is undeterred as he has said that any cow seen wandering the streets of Akure, will be arrested.

Herdsmen did not attack Soyinka, they only violated his compound

Professor Wole Soyinka's first son, Olaokun and his friend and protege, Agunloye debunked the trending story that the Nobel Laureate was attacked by herdsmen in Abeokuta.

All herdsmen are not bandits

Asking all herdsmen who congenitally take to the forest to vacate the forests of Ondo comes off as ethnic targeting. Let us not make banditry about ‘’all herdsmen’’ or any ethnic group.

Ultimatum to herdsmen: Presidency warns Akeredolu

The Buhari Presidency has dropped a subtle warning to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu not to breach the constitution in his quest to drive out herdsmen from Ondo forest reserves within seven days.

Kogi: Egbe farmers protest against herdsmen

Egbe, a quite agrarian community of about 50,000 inhabitants in Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State witnessed a controlled display of anger on Monday morning when farmers in the community gathered in their hundreds to protest against the incessant destruction of their crops by herdsmen.

10 herders killed in Ebonyi in 4 months, says Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said no fewer than 10 herders have been killed in parts of Ebonyi State, including Afikpo between May and September 2020.

Suspected herdsmen strike 10 traditional rulers dead in Plateau

Suspected herdsmen have killed 10 traditional rulers in Plateau State, the Senate have said during plenary.

Herdsmen attack: Gov. Ortom goes spiritual; calls for 30 days fasting

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for 30 days of fasting and intense prayers by the Benue people to seek God’s favour in combating the renewed herdsmen attack in some parts of the state.

Suspected herdsmen invade Ondo community, kill three

Three persons have been killed by suspected herdsmen in Arimogija community in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Suspected herdsmen strike two dead in Edo

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed two indigenes of Owan village, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.

No harvest, my cassava farms eaten by rapacious cows

The herdsmen came back 4 February to put the final nail on the coffin of Mohammed Abdulhakeem's farm. They finished up everything, the labour of over one year and half and the hope of expected cash went up in a puff!

Herdsmen in another massacre in Kulben Village

Killer herdsmen are back in the business of wanton killing as they struck in a village in Mangu LGA of Plateau state early today.

Asari Dokubo asks herdsmen to leave Southern Nigeria

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the northerners in South-South to also leave the zone.

Police release 25 Fulani herders detained by local vigilantes in Zamfara

The Zamfara Police Command has facilitated the release of 25 Fulani herders illegally held by local vigilantes in Dansadau Emirate, Maru Local Government area...

RUGA: Nigerians react to FG’s plan to establish cattle settlements all over the country

The federal government of Nigeria is planning on establishing cattle settlements (RUGA) for Fulani herdsmen in all 36 states of the federation. This new development has sparked reactions. Ruga is a Hausa term that means cattle settlement.

Just In: FG explains RUGA for herdsmen

The Federal Government has thrown some light into its plans to set up RUGA settlement for herdsmen in parts of the country.

Ekiti boils as Fulani herdsmen kill hunter

The hunter, Emmanuel Ilori was said to have been killed at the midnight while hunting for animals with some of his colleagues.

Herdsmen: I’m a warrior, I can still roll out one million Yoruba for battle – Gani Adams

Lamenting the insecurity in the land, Adams said no Governor in South West should allocate any portion of land for cattle ranching or colony

Herdsmen attack passengers on Ife-Ibadan highway, kill 1

Bandits, described as Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday attacked passengers on the Ife-Ibadan highway, killing one person.

Enugu AFAN tells herdsmen to stay off farmlands

Mr Romanus Ezeh, Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Enugu chapter, has called on herdsmen to feed their cows with grass and not on farmers crops.

Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed on Thursday, as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of...

Herdsmen or Criminals?

Quoting from “What Is To Be Done”, a book written by a Russian Revolutionist, Vladimir Lenin, an Australian Political Scientist, Anthony Ballot, in an op-ed titled: “Africa: The Land for Zero Class Struggle”, opined that Life in third world society is one where the peasants hopelessly live to serve the bourgeoisie. The Multi-linguist, who was born in West Africa to an Australian Parent, said the poor in developing nations spends all their lives on the surface of earth working for the needs of their Aristocrats who care not about the living condition of their under-privileged.

Herdsmen massacre 20 people in Kaduna

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly massacred 20 people in a fresh attack on Anguwan Aku Village, Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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