Two dead, dozens injured as suspected herdsmen attack village in Adamawa State

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday attacked Bare village in the Numan Local Government of Adamawa State, killing two people and inflicting 29 others with various degrees of injury. It was gathered that those killed were attacked on their farms, while the attackers also set the villages ablaze. The Chairman, Numan Local Government Area, Rev. Arnold Ijibla,… Read More Two dead, dozens injured as suspected herdsmen attack village in Adamawa State

Five soldiers killed, two abducted as herdsmen attack military personnel in Benue 

No fewer than five soldiers have been reportedly killed and two others kidnapped after suspected herdsmen clashed with some personnel in Logo LGA of Benue State on Sunday. The attackers also burnt down Army patrol vehicles during the clash. The herdsmen had wanted to attack a village in Logo but were stopped by the troops.… Read More Five soldiers killed, two abducted as herdsmen attack military personnel in Benue 

President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10billion for the renovation of villages ravaged by herdsmen in Benue and other Nigerian states. Buhari also promised to do all within his purview to ensure the killing of innocent citizens by the herdsmen came to an end in no distant time. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, made this disclosure… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

Fifteen dead, several injured as herdsmen attack Saghev community in Benue State

​No fewer than 15 persons have been killed while several others were injured after herdsmen invaded Uzughul, Tse Ginde, in Saghev council ward of Guma LGA, early hours of Saturday. The attackers numbering over 20 set ablaze many shops and several houses, including that of one Dr. David Tsevende. Sources in the village said that… Read More Fifteen dead, several injured as herdsmen attack Saghev community in Benue State

One killed, five arrested as soldiers clash with armed herdsmen in Benue 

Troops of the Nigerian Army, Sunday said they apprehended five gun-wielding herdsmen in six communities in Benue State, after a gun duel which led to the killing of one herdsman. It was learnt that the troops of 72 Battalion Special Forces on Saturday nabbed the herdsmen at about 1.30pm in the communities identified as Gbajimba,… Read More One killed, five arrested as soldiers clash with armed herdsmen in Benue 

Three dead as armed herdsmen attack community in Kogi State

The Kogi State Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons by gunmen at Agbenema village in Omala Local Government Area of the state. Herdsmen, in their large numbers, invaded the community at about 10.30am and started shooting, a situation that made the indigenes to scamper for safety. Confirming the reports, a statement signed… Read More Three dead as armed herdsmen attack community in Kogi State

Fifteen killed, several injured as suspected herdsmen attack communities in Plateau State

Barely 24 hours after the official launch of a five-year road map for peace strategy in Plateau State by President Muhammadu Buhari, suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed fifteen persons in the state. The attacks occurred in Nzharuvo community of Bassa Local Government Area Thursday night. Fifteen persons lost their lives in Daffo and Bokkos, while… Read More Fifteen killed, several injured as suspected herdsmen attack communities in Plateau State

Gunmen kill herdsman, fifteen cows in Plateau State

Unknown gunmen have killed a herdsman and 15 cows at Rafin-Bauna community of Iregwe in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Plateau State Police Command’s spokesman, Terna Tyopev, disclosed in Jos that the incident happened on Monday evening. The incident came barely 24 hours after two persons were ambushed and killed, by suspected Fulani… Read More Gunmen kill herdsman, fifteen cows in Plateau State