Posts Tagged ‘communal clashes’

Over 2000 persons flee Ebonyi community, as killings continue in communal crisis

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 10, 2019
No fewer than two thousand persons excluding children yesterday fled their village in Ohaukwu LGA of Ebonyi State for fear of being butchered by unknown gunmen. Recall that there was a fresh crisis that resulted to killings of about ten persons in Ukwagba Ngbo in Ohaukwu LGA, while four others were reported missing. Ukwagba community […]

Four Killed, two critically injured as Ebonyi, Benue communities clash over boundary

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 2, 2019
No fewer than four persons who were committee members constituted by the Ebonyi State Government to bring lasting peace to the lingering boundary crisis between Ebonyi and Benue States were yesterday reportedly killed, while two others were critical injured. Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi made this known at the exco-chambers Government House, Abakaliki, during a […]

Falana, Other Activists Ask FG to End Zamfara Killings

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 31, 2018
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State. In a petition, the activists regretted that despite the federal government’s assurance to protect the life […]
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Immigration Boss Disagrees With Presidency Says ‘Foreigners Not Responsible For Incessant Community Clashes’

by Breaking Timeson March 6, 2018
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has warned those blaming foreigners for the incessant communal clashes in the country to desist from such unfounded allegations. Babandede stated this on Tuesday in Makurdi while fielding questions from newsmen. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the comptroller-general was in Benue to […]