Police recover 11 stolen cows from serving Councilor in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa said it had recovered 11 stolen cows from a serving councilor in an ongoing cattle rustling investigation. DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the Command Public Relations Officer, said while handing over of the cows to their owners on Tuesday in Yola, that the suspect was cooperating with the police in its investigation. “The arrest of Makana Ngari, Councillor representing Vulpi Ward in … Continue reading Police recover 11 stolen cows from serving Councilor in Adamawa

Benue govt condemns herdsmen attacks on Agasha community

The Benue State Government has condemned Monday night’s herdsmen to attack the Agasha community in the Guma Local Government Area of the state, during which two locals reportedly lost their lives. The state government also commended the joint military spike Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) for immediately swinging into action to neutralize four of the armed invaders. Our correspondent gathered that immediately the troops of the … Continue reading Benue govt condemns herdsmen attacks on Agasha community

Buhari condemns killings in the name of revenge

President Muhammadu Buhari has again condemned the wave of attacks and counterattacks on people among the Fulani and Addara communities in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, saying that killing in the name of revenge is wrong. Reacting to the recent bout of attack and counter-attack reported on Tuesday, President Buhari said “Killing people in the name of revenge is not acceptable,” adding that … Continue reading Buhari condemns killings in the name of revenge

Fulani community petitions Delta police chief over burning of settlement

The Fulani community in Okpanam town, Oshimili North local government area of Delta State has appealed to security agencies to properly investigate the razing of their hamlets and bring the perpetrators to justice. The Fulani settlement in the Obodogba district of Okpanam was recently razed by irate youths who allegedly destroyed other properties, stole money, and killed one cow in what is believed to be … Continue reading Fulani community petitions Delta police chief over burning of settlement

Irate youths raze Fulani settlement over killing of Delta vigilante leader

A Fulani settlement in the Obodogba community of Okpanam town, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State has been razed by irate youths from the town. The razing of the settlement, Daily Sun learned, was in retaliation to the killing of two persons including the leader of Okpanam local vigilance group by gunmen. The vigilante members had stormed the bush in search of a … Continue reading Irate youths raze Fulani settlement over killing of Delta vigilante leader

Mayhem in Plateau as suspected herdsmen butcher pregnant woman, 9 others, 23 houses burnt

No fewer than 10 persons were reportedly killed on Tuesday, April 14th, including a nine months pregnant woman, when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Hwra village in Kwall District of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The attackers in their numbers invaded the village at about 8 pm when the villagers were asleep as a result of the total lockdown in the … Continue reading Mayhem in Plateau as suspected herdsmen butcher pregnant woman, 9 others, 23 houses burnt

Again,Obasanjo writes Buhari on the state of insecurity in Nigeria

Dear President and General Buhari, OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT, GENERAL MUHAMMADU BUHARI I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all … Continue reading Again,Obasanjo writes Buhari on the state of insecurity in Nigeria

Niger: Emir suspends councillors for harbouring Fulani herdsmen

The Emir of Borgu in Niger State, Alhaji Muhammed Haliru Dantoro, has approved the immediate suspension of some senior councilors of the Emirate following allegations of their harbouring and aiding the movement of hostile Fulani herdsmen into the Emirate contrary to the directives of the Emir and the Niger State Government. The suspensions were handed to the councilors after an emergency meeting held at the … Continue reading Niger: Emir suspends councillors for harbouring Fulani herdsmen

My people still under attack despite Operation Whirl Stroke – Benue lawmaker

I read with shock, the claim by the Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, Major General Adeyemi Yekini in an interview with journalists that his team has ended insecurity in Benue and flushed out all criminals from the state. While not taking anything away from the commitment and gallantry of the military in our State, particularly troops of OPWS, I wish to raise an objection to … Continue reading My people still under attack despite Operation Whirl Stroke – Benue lawmaker

Nwodo writes IGP,enough of Fulani herdsmen harassment in Igboland,he warns

The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo has written to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, warning that Ndigbo had taken enough of the harassment and intimidation of Fulani herdsmen in Igboland. He said though Ndigbo are law-abiding and hospitable, they are ever capable of defending themselves and would not fold their arms and allow gun-toting, marauding Fulani herdsmen to continue harassing, … Continue reading Nwodo writes IGP,enough of Fulani herdsmen harassment in Igboland,he warns