Tag: Communal Clash

7 Killed As Hausas Evacuate Sabo After Ile Ife Communal Clash

Seventy-two hours after the communal clash in Ile -Ife, the last batch of Hausas residing in Sabo where the crisis took place have reportedly left the town. Channels Television reports that this is in spite of the appeal from the Osun State Government and the Oni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye[Read More…]

11 Houses Burnt In Taraba Communal Clash

The police have confirmed that at least one person died and 11 houses burnt in a communal clash in Taraba State, north-eastern Nigeria. Survivors , however, say at least 7 people died. The communal clash was between the Mummuye and the Fulani communities of Lushi, Sakuwa, Hore Ladde and Garin[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen Raping, Killing Our People, We Want Them Out – Enugu Women

Enugu women on Tuesday called on the State government to send Fulani herdsmen packing from the State. The angry women, stormed the State House of Assembly according to reports in their number, said the herdsmen were engaging in serial rape of women. They carried placards, which read: “Fulani herdsmen are[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen Alleged To Have Killed Delta Residents In Renewed Hostilities

Three persons have been killed and two others injured in renewed hostilities between Fulani herdsmen and residents of Okuke, a satellite village at Amorji in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State. The people of the community, it was gathered, had been at loggerheads with the herdsmen who they[Read More…]

Fulani Gunmen Reportedly Kill Benue Monarch, 30 Suswam’s Kinsmen

Suspected Fulani militias on Sunday morning killed no fewer than 30 persons, including a traditional rulers in Iorza village of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State. Logo LGA is Governor Gabriel Suswam’s council, where the suspected Fulani militants have continued to kill residents for undisclosed reasons. The PUNCH gathered[Read More…]

Dusk to Dawn Curfew Imposed On Lafia, Nasarawa, After Deadly Violence

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital, after deadly clashes broke out Monday with at least one death reported. The curfew will be between the hours of 6p.m. and 6a.m., Yakubu Lamai, the Chief Press Secretary to[Read More…]

Scores Killed As Fulani Herdsmen Invade Nasarawa

There have been repeated gunshots in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital as gunmen on Sunday morning attacked Alakyo village. Alakyo is the village were over 89 security operatives were killed last year by the Ombatse militia group. The corpses of those reported killed have been deposited at the Specialist Hospital Lafia, along[Read More…]

Nigerian Police Sets up Committee On Prevention And Management Of Communal Clashes

Press Releases made available to NewsWireNGR The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Suleiman Abba CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni in his resolved to bring to an end, the pervasive communal clashes that have plaque different parts of the nation has today set up the “Nigeria Police Committee on Prevention and Management[Read More…]