Numana Community in Kaduna decries killings of its members, land takeover by herdsmen

Uba and Hadiza

Numana Community in Sanga Local Government of Kaduna State is decrying incessant attacks and killings of its members and alleged takeover of their lands by people they alleged are herdsmen.  The community said the attacks are unprovoked leading to kiilings of innocent, unarmed peasant farmers especially in Ambe village of the Local Government where the State Deputy Governor Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe hails from. A statement by Comrade Ahmed Gani, President, Numana Community Development Organisation (NCDO) said during the unfortunate incident few days ago, six people were killed while many others…

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Insecurity: Ganduje reveals two types of herdsmen causing problems in Nigeria

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, has revealed the four types of herdsmen operating in Nigeria. Ganduje, who is the former Governor of Kano State, spoke during a meeting with President Bola Tinubu and the security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday. He explained that the herdsmen causing troubles are those from outside the country and the ones who move North to South. The former Kano chief executive said, “You are all aware that there are four types of herdsmen: the ones that are…

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Benue: Protesting women block Makurdi/Abuja highway over herdsmen attack

Protesting Benue women mounted a roadblock on Makurdi/Lafia/Abuja federal highway yesterday, following the reported killing of five people by suspected herders. According to a local who simply identified himself as Sunny, five people were killed in separate attacks by suspected herdsmen in two communities in the Guma local government area of Benue State. Sunny, who spoke on phone, said that three people were killed Thursday night at Ngban, and another two at Nyian. Confirming the report, the security officer of Guma Local Government, Christopher Waku, said that five people were…

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Suspected herdsmen allegedly kill 20 in Oyo, raze King’s palace

…”We’re resolved to defend our people” — South-West govs. Barely a week after the chairman of Amotekun Corps in the State, Ajibola Togun, raised an alarm that some herders were planning to unleash terror on the six States across the South-West, suspected herdsmen in a fresh attack yesterday morning killed no fewer than 20 residents of Igangan in Oyo State. According to reports, the gunmen reportedly struck the community at midnight, killing, maiming and ultimately setting houses ablaze, including the palace of the monarch in the agrarian town and a…

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Ondo: Akeredolu gives herdsmen ultimatum to vacate forest reserves, bans night grazing

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has given a seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen to immediately vacate forest reserves within the State. The Governor declared this during an interactive meeting with the leadership of the Hausa/Fulani and Ebira communities in the State, which was held at the  Governor’s office, in Akure, the State capital,. Akeredolu who fumed over the nefarious activities of the herdsmen across the State yesterday, stated that his administration will not fold its arms and allow a few individuals to turn the State into a haven of dare-devil criminals.…

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