Tag: Fulani Herdsmen Killings

Buhari “express disappointment and sadness” as Governor Samuel Ortom, “makes a litany of accusations against his person”

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Thursday said the President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “disappointment and sadness” to hear the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, make a litany of accusations against his person and his government following the recent unfortunate incidents in[Read More…]

Police say 12 Persons Killed by Herdsmen in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command has confirmed that gunmen suspected to be herdsmen yesterday killed 12 persons and injured one at Kulben Village of Kombun District of Mangu Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Terna Tyopev, made this disclosure to News[Read More…]

Benue Governor Says Nigeria’s Police Chief An Accomplice To Killings Carried Out By Fulani Herdsmen

Governor Samuel Ortom on Saturday accused the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, of being an accomplice to the recent attacks by suspected herdsmen on Benue residents, a day after the police chief reportedly demanded a suspension of anti-open grazing law. “If truly the IGP said what was widely reported by the media,[Read More…]

Pastor Wants Christians To Boycott Cow Meat Over Fulani ‘Herdsmen’ Killings

Dele Ikeorha, a pastor and president of the Laybible Translation Group, wants Christians all over the country to stop eating cow meat to protest the killings of Christians by Fulani herdsmen. The herdsmen have been accused of repeated attacks on farming communities across the country. In a piece entitled ‘Call[Read More…]