Herdsmen burn Ortom’s rice farm

Headsmen have allegedly burnt rice farm of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State few days ago in Gbajimba, Guma Local Government Area of the state. The farm manager, Kena Iordzua, while conducting newsmen round the burnt farm on New Year’s Day, disclosed that the herdsmen overran...

2 beheaded in Rivers cult war

Two persons have been beheaded by gunmen suspected to be members of a notorious cult group in Choba community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.     This happened barely two days after residents of the area raised the alarm over increased killings and...

560 murdered in Benue by herdsmen – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has revealed that more than 560 people were killed by Fulani herdsmen, while half of Gwer West, Makurdi, Guma, Logo, and Kwande local government areas have been sacked by the attackers since January 2018.     The governor, who...

Herdsmen kill pastor, wife, 3 kids, 3 others in Plateau

No fewer than eight persons, including a pastor with the Church of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN), LCC Abonong, Foron in Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State, Rev. Adamu Gyang Wurim, his wife and three children, were on Tuesday night burnt alive by suspected herdsmen....

Herdsmen massacre 140 in Plateau

Fulani herdsmen have massacred 140 persons in Gashish, Nyarr, Gana-Ropp and Shonong villages of Barkin-Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State. Although the police public relations officer in the state, ASP Matthias Tyope, confirmed that 86 persons were killed...

Herdsmen butcher 230 Tiv farmers in Nasarawa – Group

The Nasarawa State chapter of Mdzough U Tiv  (MUT), a Tiv socio-cultural organisation,  has alleged that over 230 Tiv farmers were murdered between January and May by rampaging herdsmen. The interim president of the organisation, Mr Thomas Gaar, stated this yesterday in Lafia,...

June 21 for court ruling on proscription of herdsmen as terrorist group

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court will on June 21 deliver a ruling in a suit seeking the prescription of Fulani herdsmen as a terrorist organization. Justice Gabriel Kolawole fixed the date after listening to an ex parte application moved by a Makurdi-based legal...

Family of 4 killed by herdsmen in Taraba

A family of four were among the eight persons killed by herdsmen, who attacked villages around Danacha in Gasol Local Government Area of Taraba State today. Several others were injured during the attacks Chief Hembaor Baki, the traditional ruler of Angwan Temblor, was killed...

Herdsmen: Lalong recruits 810 security operatives

The Berom ethnic nationality in Plateau state has accused Fulani herdsmen of raping and killing women in various communities in Riyom, Jos South and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of the state. Vice President, Berom Educational and Cultural Organisation (BECO), Da. Iliya...

How I escaped Fulani herdsmen’s bullets – Retired Customs officer

….Marks 60th birthday Retired Customs officer, Mrs. Meg Otsu, JP, has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in the fight against crime, especially on the highways. Mrs. Otsu, who spoke with Cornerstone news during her 60th birthday at her residence in Obawole...
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