Tag: Fulani Herdsmen

Cattle Rustlers Attack Katsina Communities, 103 Feared killed

Scores of gunmen, believed to be cattle rustlers, have attacked villages in Katsina State killing about 103 people, residents have told PREMIUM TIMES. Residents said about 100 armed men on motorcycles on Tuesday and Wednesday evening invaded Kurar Mota, Marabar Maigora, Sabon Layin Galadima, Unguwar Doka, and Maigora, all in[Read More…]

16 Suspected Plateau Cattle Thieves Arrested

The Special Task Force on the maintenance of security in Plateau on Thursday arrested a woman and 15 men for alleged cattle theft and killing of herdsmen. The STF spokesman, Capt. Salisu Mustapha, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos. Mustapha said that the suspects had[Read More…]

Governor Suswam Absolves Fulani Herdsmen Of Killing Tiv Indigenes

NAN Gov. Gabriel Suswam of Benue, on Sunday, said some yet to be identified criminals, under the guise of Fulani herdsmen have been attacking and killing Tiv indigenes in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there were killings in Guma, Gwer West and Makurdi local government areas[Read More…]