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    Politics Killings: Governors Pay Condolence Visit To Plateau – Channels Television News

    The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has visited Plateau State to commiserate with the people and government of the state over the recent killing of their people by suspected herdsmen. Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Azeez Yari, led his colleagues on the condolence visit on...
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    Metro Plateau: IGP Idris replaces Police Comissioner days after killings – Pulse.ng News

    The new commissioner takes over with immediate effect as security agencies attempt to quell an escalation of the killings. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has removed Undie Adie as the Plateau State Commissioner of Police in reaction to the gruesome killing … Read more via...
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    Metro Suspected Herdsmen Wipe Out Four Members Of A Family In Plateau – Tori News

    Armed men suspected to be herdsmen have brutally murdered four members of a family in a village in Plateau state. Herdsmen (File photo) Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have killed four members of a family in Kai Village in Barkin Ladi Local Government … Read more via Tori News –...
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    Metro BREAKING: Herdsmen release kidnapped Methodist priest, others – Punch Newspapers

    Femi Makinde, Osogbo A Methodist presbyter, Very Rev. Kayode Akande and two other church leaders kidnapped by suspected herdsmen in Osun State have regained their freedom. One of the clerics in the church told our correspondent on the telephone on Friday that the priest; Mr. Bankole, who is …...
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    Metro Yola court passes death sentence on 5 men for killing herdsman – Vanguard News

    A Yola High Court Presided over by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri has sentenced five men to death for culpable homicide and for killing a herdsman. The convicts, Alex Amos, Alheri Phanuel, Holy Boniface, Jerry Gideon and Jari Sabagi of Demsa Local Government Area of … Read more via Vanguard...
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    Reps blow hot, tell Buhari to declare herdsmen terrorists – Daily Post Nigeria

    The House of Representatives, Thursday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare herdsmen terrorists. Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara presiding over the proceedings. The House demanded the declaration after Hon. Benjamin Wayo, lamented that Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State is...
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    ‘What President Buhari Asked Me To Do About Herdsmen Killings’- IGP – Naijaloaded |...

    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris says President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered him to redouble his efforts towards tackling the killings in Nigeria. Idris made the disclosure while assuring Nigerians that the farmers/herdsmen crisis and other security challenges in the …...
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    Troops of OPWS kill 35 herdsmen, others in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba – The Sun News

    Troops of the newly launched Operation WHIRL STROKE (OPWS) operating in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara states managed to kill 35 herdsmen over the weekend, even as a large number of them escaped with gun shot wounds. Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. John … Read more...
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    3 slaughtered by herdsmen, 10 killed by bandits in fresh Kaduna, Benue attacks – Vanguard News

    No fewer than 13 persons have been killed in fresh attacks in four villages in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State, and Ukemberagya community, Gaambe-Tiev council ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. While 10 were killed by bandits in Birnin Gwari communities on Tuesday, three others were...
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    Stop treating herdsmen as kinsmen, bishop tells Buhari – Punch Newspapers

    The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has condemned the way the President Muhammadu Buhari–led Federal Government is handling the menace of herdsmen in the country. Rising from its 2018 synod at the St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Amawbia, the Bishop of Awka Diocese, Dr. Alex Ibezim in his …...
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    Suspected herdsmen allegedly attack 2 Kogi communities, 10 people killed, several injured – Naija Ng

    –Suspected herdsmen numbering over fifty stormed two villages in Kogi state on Monday, May 14, morning . The armed men reportedly killed 10 people and left several injured during the attacked Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have reportedly … Read more via Nigeria News today & Breaking news...
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    Herdsmen killings: ‘It’s time for Buhari’s retirement’ – Cardinal Onaiyekan – Lailas Blog News

    A Cardinal of the Catholic Church and the Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan who reacted to the recent killing of two catholic priests in Benue State, slammed security agencies, who he said have been watching as herdsmen slaughter innocent citizens of the country even in …...
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    Armed Herdsmen Kill Six in Guma – Thisdaylive

    Once again, suspected herdsmen have unleashed terror on Yelewata community in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing six people and burning down houses. Several villagers also sustained injuries during the attack. According to a local source who said six of his … Read more via...
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    Declare armed herdsmen terrorists now – Methodist Church tells Buhari – Daily Post Newspaper

    The Methodist Church Nigeria, yesterday, restated its call on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed herdsmen responsible for the killings across the Middle Belt, terrorists. Reading a 17-point communiqué signed by the Prelate, His Eminence Samuel Kanu Uche and Secretary to Conference...
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    Plateau community decries alleged rape of residents, indiscriminate grazing by herdsmen – Today.ng

    Residents of Bokkos town in Plateau State have raised the alarm over rising cases of rape, indiscriminate grazing and intimidation by suspected herdsmen. Over the past three months, indiscriminate grazing in residential areas has particularly been on the increase with no visible security...
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    Pope decries attack on church in Nigeria that killed 15 – AP News Archive

    Pope Francis has decried an attack on a church in Nigeria that killed 15 people, including two priests. In remarks Sunday to the public in St. Peter's Square, the pontiff prayed that Nigeria's Christian community...... Read more via AP News Archive – https://ift.tt/2jdDh3t Get more World News
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    ‘Why President Buhari MUST Declare Killer Fulani Herdsmen As Terrorists - Naija Loaded News

    The Tiv Area Traditional Council, on Friday, called on President Buhari to declare suspected killer herdsmen as terrorists and treat them accordingly. The council stated that what was happening in the state ought to be condemned by all sane minds, lamenting … Read more via Naijaloaded |...
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    Benue killings: Doyin Okupe says herdsmen not responsible for attacks – Daily Post Newspaper

    Doyin Okupe, a former aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan has absolved herdsmen of any wrong doing in the gruesome and countless killings going on in some parts of the country. Okupe, in a Facebook post declared that the terrorist group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria … Read more...
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    35 killed as herdsmen burn down entire Benue village – Daily Post Nigeria

    No fewer than 35 persons have been killed and several other still missing after suspected herdsmen attacked Tse Umenger in Mbadwem Council Ward of Guma LGA, Benue State. DAILY POST gathered that the heavily armed men, numbering over 50, stormed the village on Tuesday around 7pm and … Read...
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    Presidency Blames Opposition for FG’s Failure to Stem Herdsmen Killings – Thisdaylive

    The presidency has blamed the absence of cooperation from the opposition and the scaremongering tactics that they have employed for the federal government’s failure to stem the killings by suspected herdsmen in the Middle Belt. It also said President Muhammadu Buhari has not given … Read...
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