herdsmen killings

Herdsmen: 60,000 dead and counting!

Herdsmen: 60,000 dead and counting!

Over the centuries, the herdsmen who used to be peaceful became violent because the grazing routes that their host communities allowed them to use to move their cattle around were taken over for the use of the exploding human population for farming and housing.
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HERDSMEN KILLINGS: Miyetti Allah bows, ‘accepts cattle ranching’

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: Miyetti Allah bows, ‘accepts cattle ranching’

I think that, in Benue, we are winning because Miyetti Allah and MACABAN have accepted that ranching remains the best option to rear cattle. And we commend them and we will work with them to see how our law can wear human face to ensure that we have a win-win for all

Herdsmen killings: Danjuma’s call belated – IPOB

Herdsmen killings: Danjuma’s call belated – IPOB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday described the call by the former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma for people to defend themselves from Fulani herdsmen attack as belated and parachorial.

Herdsmen killings: Ortom asks for full military operation in Benue

Herdsmen killings: Ortom asks for full military operation in Benue

Bothered by poor performance of Exercise Ayem A’ Kpatuma or Cat Race, a military spike exercise to check incursions of herdsmen in Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to the Federal Government to upgrade the exercise to a full military operation to effectively check the ongoing killings in the state’s rural communities.

Herdsmen killings: Defend yourselves, Gov Ortom tells Benue people

Herdsmen killings: Defend yourselves, Gov Ortom tells Benue people

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, asked people of the state to use all legal means to defend themselves against further attacks from herdsmen, saying the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, who ought to protect lives and property was busy playing politics with the issue.

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: Buhari has failed Nigerians – Okunnu

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: Buhari has failed Nigerians – Okunnu

A former Federal Minister for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu, SAN, says that President Muhammadu Buhari has failed Nigerians following his inability to curb the killings by herdsmen in many parts of the country.

Tackle Boko Haram, herdsmen killings now, Ihator charges FG

Tackle Boko Haram, herdsmen killings now, Ihator charges FG

AN indigene of Abavo, Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State, Mr Ijeoma Ihator has called on the Federal Government to take a more decisive action to tackle the problem of Boko Haram insurgency and herdsmen menace ravaging and killing innocent Nigerians.

Sultan indicts FG, security agencies over herdsmen killings

Sultan indicts FG, security agencies over herdsmen killings

he Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday, indicted the federal government and security agencies over the killings of farmers by Fulani herdsmen across the country, including Benue and Taraba states.

Don’t politicize herdsmen killings, Osinbajo warns Nigerians

Don’t politicize herdsmen killings, Osinbajo warns Nigerians

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has warned Nigerians against politicizing herdsmen killings across the country in recent times, saying such interpretation could inflame passion from certain quarters thus cause unpredicted crisis in the country.