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Scourge of Fulani herdersmen attacks

by Seun Adeuyion March 7, 2020
After what seemed like a lull in their killing rampage, Fulani herdsmen struck again recently in Delta State, specifically, in Uwheru community, Ughelli North Local Government Area, killing about eight people. To cover up their heinous act, they buried their victims in shallow graves, but a search party raised by the community found the site […]

Nigerian Ruler Initiated Visa Free Policy To Allow Fulani Hersdmen Invade Nigeria ~ Afenifere

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 5, 2020
Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, has accused Nigerian Ruler of initiating the Visa Free Policy to allow Fulani herdsmen invade the country.The policy kicked off on Sunday, despite concerns that had been raised against in some quarters. Miyetti Allah, the umbrella body of herdsmen in the country, on Saturday, boasted that the Fulani ethnic group […]

BREAKING| Fulani herdsmen takeover Ekiti, hoist flag near Fayemi’s hometown

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 18, 2019
Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday, December 18, have reportedly taken over some Ekiti areas covering about 8km in Orin-Ekiti, Ido/Osi local government area of Ekiti State near Governor Kayode Fayemi’s hometown, Isan-Ekiti. According to The Nation who gathered that “the herders hoisted a red flag at the ‘annexed’ farmlands where they warned farmers to keep […]

Boko Haram Kill 19 Fulani Herdsmen in Gun Fight

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 15, 2019
Boko Haram jihadists gunned down 19 cattle herders Saturday in northeast Nigeria, civilian militia sources and residents told AFP on Sunday. Ethnic Fulani herders, besieged by a spate of armed attacks targeting their cattle, pursued Boko Haram, sparking a fierce gunfight outside Fuhe village, near Ngala close to the border with Cameroon. “The insurgents killed […]

Imo Govt. dissociates self from ultimatum to herdsmen

by Ikokwu Ikembaon November 19, 2019
The Imo Government has dissociated itself from an ultimatum from a group giving herdsmen in the state 24 hours to vacate the state. In a press statement issued on Monday in Owerri, Mr Chibuike Onyeukwu, the Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Emeka Ihedioha, stated that the group, operating under the aegis of Coalition of South […]

Herdsmen offered Luxury Housing As N8 Billion RUGA Project Kicks Off In Zamfara

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 5, 2019
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State yesterday laid the foundation for the N8.631 billion RUGA project at Rinji Sakkida forest in Maradun Local Government Area of the state. Matawalle said three pilot RUGA settlements would be constructed in each of the three senatorial zones and that each of the settlements would be stocked with […]