Tag: Massacre

Breaking: Boko Haram claims responsibility for Zabarmari Massacre 

Terrorist group, Boko Haram claims responsibility for the attacks  carried out at Zabarmari, Borno State.  In a video released on Tuesday, the group’s commander who spoke in the video said that the massacre was done to avenge the killing of its members by Nigerian soldiers.  The group warned civilians to[Read More…]

Southern Kaduna Massacre, CAN Declares January 8, 2017 National Day of Mourning

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared January 8 2017 national day of mourning over Southern Kaduna killings. This came as its commended President Muhammadu Buhari for waging war against Boko Haram fundamentalists since his assumption in office, but decried his silence over the on-going genocide in the last[Read More…]

Black Christmas: Many Killed In Fresh Kaduna Village Massacre, Following Fulani Herdsmen Invasion

Many persons are said to have been killed on Saturday when heavily armed men attacked Goska Kanikon village in Jemaa Local Government area of Kaduna State The latest attack is coming barely four days after indigenes of southern Kaduna staged a protest in Kafanchan, the headquarters of Jemaa Local Government[Read More…]

Fulani Herdsmen And Petty-Traders Reportedly Flee Enugu Following Massacre of Villagers

Fulani herdsmen and some petty-traders have deserted towns and villages in Enugu State, following the attack on Nimbo Community in Uzo Uwani Local Government Monday morning. Reports say security men drafted to Nimbo to prevent the attack abandoned their duty posts, paving the way for the herdsmen to kill over 40[Read More…]

“40 Fulani Herdsmen Armed With Sophisticated Guns And Machetes” – Eyewitness Account Of Enugu Bloody Invasion

About 40 persons have so far been reportedly killed by some Fulani herdsmen at Nimbo in Uzo- Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, sources told Vanguard at Nsukka Police Area Command, near the area yesterday. The incident took place barely 24 hours after stories filtered out that no fewer[Read More…]

“Buhari Would Be Held Responsible For Zaria Massacre” – Bishop Kukah

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has described the killing of over 300 Shiite Muslims in Zaria, as a national disaster. Kukah has also advised the federal government to embrace diplomacy and dialogue rather than a military approach i quelling the pro-Biafra protests in parts of[Read More…]

Nigerian Military Says Report On 150 Killed, Others Drowned In Yobe Not True

The military in Nigeria says the reported killing of about 50 villagers from Kukuwa-Gari in Yobe State in north eastern Nigeria is not true. In Case You Missed It, 150 Drown, Others Shot Fleeing Boko Haram Ambush In Yobe State…. Commenting on the reported killing, the Director of Defence Information,[Read More…]

“Brutally Killed In Their Sleep” Barbaric Massacre Of 20 Families In Birni-Gwari, Kaduna State

by Musa Abdullahi A gang of thieves Wednesday morning shot dead at least 20 people and set houses on fire in Gworon Dutse village of Birnin Gwari LGA of Kaduna State. The thieves were said to have stormed the village in the morning. A source in the nearby Gwaska village[Read More…]

Breaking: Boko Haram Massacre Over 50 Youths In Borno, Force Women And Children To Watch

By Chris Nomjov Jihadist sect, Boko Haram are reported to have killed over 50 youths in Kwajaffa; a small village in Hawul Local government of Borno State. According to Ahmed Salkida, an independent investigative reporter. The source, who broke the report on his Twitter handle @ContactSalkida, is a long time[Read More…]

US John Kerry Calls Boko Haram Massacre, ‘Crime Against Humanity’

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that massacres in two Nigerian towns by Islamist group Boko Haram this month constituted a “crime against humanity”. “The recent slaughter is a crime against humanity, nothing less,” Kerry said in Bulgaria. “It’s an enormously horrendous slaughter of innocent people.” Some 2000[Read More…]