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Herdsmen attack 3 female farmers in Ekiti

  Suspected herdsmen have attacked three female farmers in Irele-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. This came exactly a month after two farmers were shot dead by suspected herdsmen in Isaba-Ekiti, in the same LGA. The six-armed herders stormed the farm...

Herdsmen attack farmer in Ondo

Suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday allegedly attacked a female rice farmer in Ogbese, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. The farmer identified as Amaka Okafor, was attacked while working on her farm. It was gathered that she was inflicted with matchet cuts on her...

Protest as bandits kill father, 2 sons in Delta

  Hundreds of women, Thursday, staged a protest against the gruesome murder of Engr Egba and his two sons on the farm around Abraka, a university town in the Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. Egba and his sons were allegedly killed by suspected herdsmen. The...

Herdsmen kidnap 3 farm workers in Kwara

Three farm managers have reportedly been abducted by six heavily-armed suspected kidnappers at their commercial poultry farms at Pampo community, Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. It was gathered that the incident happened at about 4:00 pm on Monday in the farming...

2 herdsmen arrested with guns in Onitsha

…they are hunters – Police There was tension in Onitsha, Anambra State, following the arrest of two suspected herdsmen with guns and daggers at Upper Iweka. It was gathered that the two young men came to Abuja luxurious-bus park to board vehicles going to the northern part...

Herdsmen kill 7 in Edo

  Seven persons, including farmers, ‎have been reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen in Edo State. The killing occurred on Wednesday when the gunmen attacked Ugboke, Oshodi, Okokodo, Ariyan, and Yoruba camp in Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the...

Herdsmen strike kill 2 in Ogun community

  Two persons were killed Thursday morning by suspected herdsmen in Owode-Ketu community, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The deceased were among the people who were allegedly ambushed and attacked by the herders along Owode-Ijoun-Tata Road around 5a.m....

Fear grips travellers as bandits rule Benin bypass, other roads

  Travellers, especially commercial bus drivers plying the Benin-Agbor and Benin-Auchi roads have expressed fears over the activities of kidnappers and bandits who have taken over the Benin bypass and adjourning roads. Last week, gunmen abducted a man conveying a corpse for...

Police arrest 7 herdsmen 19 others for kidnapping/ murder in Ibarapa, Ibadan

  Twenty-six suspects were including seven herdsmen were paraded by the Oyo State Police Command for kidnapping and murder that occurred in the recent time in Ibarapa and Ibadan zones of the state. The suspects included 11 persons arrested in connection with the murder of a...

Herdsmen attacks: Obaseki embarks on fact-finding tour, vows not to politicise security issues

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has said his administration would not politicise security issues in the state. Governor Obaseki added that efforts were being made to isolate and deal with the issues as they emerged so as to provide a lasting solution to security across the...