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    Metro Farmers-Herdsmen Clash: 11 States Donate Lands for National Grazing Reserve

    Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has announced that 11 states of the federation have provided 55,000 hectares to establish ranches to curb farmers and herdsmen clashes in their states. Ogbeh said the states are Plateau, Kaduna, Kano, Gombe, Katsina...
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    Metro Court Sentence Two Herdsmen to 20 years Imprisonment

    A state High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has sentenced two herdsmen – Hassan Abidu and Yakubu Salem – to 20 years in jail with hard labour on Monday. According to the Guardian, both of them are believed to be members of a group of armed nomads terrorising indigenes of Ibusa and its...
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    Metro Oyo: Police Averts Bloody Farmers, Herdsmen Clash

    The Oyo State Police Command has averted a communal clash that could have turned bloody between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Agbanda village, Ikoyi Ile in Ogbomosho. The Oyo State Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, who led the Police to the village appealed to the farmers and Fulani...
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    Politics Benue: Gov. Ortom Denies Killing of Herdsmen by Agatu

    Benue state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom has denied reports that the Agatu people in the state were behind the recent killing of some herdsmen and 83 cows in Nasarawa State. Ortom said information before him shows that the herdsmen were attacked by the Agatu in Nasarawa State, who had earlier...
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    Politics Senate Holds Public Hearing on Herdsmen Brutal Attacks

    Currently at the National Assembly Complex, the Senate committees on Agriculture and Intelligence and National Security are holding a public hearing on the attacks by herdsmen in the country. The hearing is meant to be a day’s event, according to PUNCH report. Recent brutal attacks by herdsmen...
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    Metro We Will Treat Killer Herdsmen Like Boko Haram – Military

    In the light of the recent killings by Fulani herdsmen across several parts of the country, the Nigerian military has vowed to deal with the herdsmen the same way it treated the Boko Haram insurgency, Niger Delta militancy and other acts of criminality. The Director of Defence Information...
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    Politics Nigerian Senators Disagree Over Killer Herdsmen Nationality

    Nigerian Senators on Thursday argued about the nationality of menacing herdsmen allegedly killing in many states, with many lawmakers dismissing claims that they are from neighbouring countries and are not Nigerians. The senators were considering a motion on the recent attack on a community...
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    Metro Rice Farm Worth N20m Destroyed by Fulani herdsmen in Anambra

    Three Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday set commercial rice farms worth about N20 million ablaze in Ugbene community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Daily Sun reports The rice fields belonging to farmers in Umualor and Umuagunwoke villages occupy about 75...
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    Metro Fulani Herdsmen Allegedly Kidnap 3 Building Contractors in Delta

    Suspected Fulani herdsmen, weekend, kidnapped three building contractors at Amorji, a suburb Onicha-Ukwani community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State. Though the names of those kidnapped could not be ascertained at press time, Vanguard gathered that they were abducted while...
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