Friday, August 2, 2019

Tag "herdsman"

    ‘Herdsman’ nabbed with AK-47 in Enugu

‘Herdsman’ nabbed with AK-47 in Enugu

The Enugu police command says it has arrested a suspected cattle herder with one AK-47 rifle and 7.62 ammunition at Isigwe Ugbawka community in Nkanu East local government area of the state.Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement on Saturday that the suspect was arrested on April 4 at a farmland in the area."The suspected herder is now [...]

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    ‘Herdsman’ arrested with bullet-proof vest in Benue

‘Herdsman’ arrested with bullet-proof vest in Benue

Troops on patrol have arrested a herdsman with a locally made bullet-proof vest at Chegba village in Logo local government area of Benue, NAN reports.Aliyu Yusuf, a colonel, said the suspect who was also arrested with a cutlass had been handed over to the police.Yusuf said during the course of the patrol, troops intervened in a violent clash between hunters [...]

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    ‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes over death of herdsman

‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes over death of herdsman

Babuga Dengi, a herdsman, has been killed in a bush between Irele and Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state.The killing suspected to be carried out by some indigenes of Benue state in Ekiti sparked tension.At a meeting with stakeholders from the Fulani and Benue communities, Ayo Fayose, governor of the state,  said there would be no unlawful killing under his [...]

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    Herdsman remanded for grazing on N25m farmland in Ekiti

Herdsman remanded for grazing on N25m farmland in Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti  magistrate court on Thursday ordered the remand of Abubakar Usman, a 30-year-old herdsman, for grazing on a cassava farmland "valued at N25 million".Bankole Olasunkanmi, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused and others at large, committed the offence at Iyemero farm settlement camp ‎in Ikole-Ekiti, sometimes in December.Olasunkanmi said Usman unlawfully permitted his cattle to graze on [...]

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    Herdsman jailed for 2 years – the first casualty of Fayose’s anti-grazing law

Herdsman jailed for 2 years – the first casualty of Fayose’s anti-grazing law

Ali Haruna, a herdsman in Ekiti state, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for taking his cows for grazing on a farmland and destroying crops.The accused was arraigned over a two-count charge of willful and unlawful damage of farm crops at Ago Aduloju in Ado-Ekiti.In May, Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, banned grazing in the state following the [...]

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