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So what exactly do killer herdsmen want?

When 73 people were killed in Benue State in early January, the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, briefed State House correspondents, after a meeting of the security chiefs with President Muhammadu Buhari, and gave the government position on the reasons for the continuous attacks by the herdsmen. He said: “Whatever …

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Only God can stop herdsmen killings – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye said on Friday that is only Almighty God that can stop the killings of innocent Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. 73 persons were murdered by killer herders in two Benue local government areas on New …

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32 persons killed by Herdsmen in Kogi attack

32 people were killed by Fulani Herdsmen in communities in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas of Kogi State on Wednesday. The killer herders arrived by boat, opened fire on the people and burnt down homes. An eyewitness said they wore military fatigue and wielded AK 47 assault rifles. Many …

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Adamawa violence: PDP spokesperson, 13 others confirmed dead

The spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sam Zadock and 13 others were among those confirmed killed on Tuesday in violence between herdsmen and farming communities in Numan-Demsa areas of Adamawa state. The state PDP Secretary, Abdullahi Prembe, said Wednesday, “It’s unfortunate that we lost our publicity secretary; it’s …

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Troops rescue 1,127 Boko Haram hostages

Troops of the Nigeria military have rescued a total of 1,127 persons, including women and children being held under the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents from different parts of the Lake Chad region. The spokesman of the counterinsurgency efforts in the northeast Nigeria, otherwise known as Operation Lafiya Dole, Onyema …

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