Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag "Herdsmen attack"

    From classrooms to IDP camps: How Plateau crisis crippled activities in schools

From classrooms to IDP camps: How Plateau crisis crippled activities in schools

In the beginning of June, Plateau State Polytechnic was full of life; students and lecturers went about their normal businesses while academic and non-academic activities went on smoothly.Fast forward to Friday, June 29, the institution had turned a ghost of itself. There was no sign of life in virtually all parts of the school when TheCable visited. It was a similar [...]

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    Miyetti Allah denies statement on Plateau killings (updated)

Miyetti Allah denies statement on Plateau killings (updated)

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says it did not describe the attacks on some communities in Plateau state as an act of retaliation.Suspected herdsmen attacked Riyom, Barakin Ladi and Jos south local government areas of the state on Saturday.Residents said over 100 persons were killed in the incident while the police confirmed 86 casualties.According to The [...]

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    ‘They said their cows will graze inside the church’ — Taraba seminary speaks on ‘herdsmen’ attack

‘They said their cows will graze inside the church’ — Taraba seminary speaks on ‘herdsmen’ attack

A Catholic seminary in Jalingo, Taraba state, says it was invaded by herdsmen because they were not allowed to graze their cows inside the religious institution.Sacred Heart Minor Seminary was attacked on Monday by suspected herders who reportedly shot a priest identified as Cornelius Kobah.The armed intruders were said to have beaten up another priest and two students.Emmanuel Atsue, who [...]

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    Houses burnt, four killed as ‘herdsmen’ invade Kogi community

Houses burnt, four killed as ‘herdsmen’ invade Kogi community

Suspected herdsmen have reportedly invaded some communities in Ijumu and Mopa-Amuro local government areas of Kogi state, killing four persons.Tajudeen Yusuf, a member of the house of representatives, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.The local government areas are located within Kogi west, the senatorial district being represented by Dino Melaye.Yusuf, who is representing Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu constituency, said the attack on [...]

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    Police recover corpse of officer declared missing in Benue

Police recover corpse of officer declared missing in Benue

One of the two officers the Benue state police command declared missing has been found dead.Suspected herdsmen had attacked a police patrol team on Saturday after which four officers went missing.The officers were returning from an assignment from some villages in Logo local government area of the state.However, two of the officers returned to the command on Sunday, unhurt.In a [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Every drop of blood shed by herdsmen stains the conscience of those in power

Shehu Sani: Every drop of blood shed by herdsmen stains the conscience of those in power

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says every attack carried out herdsmen erodes the credibility and integrity of the Buhari administration. The lawmaker said the mass murder in southern Kaduna, Taraba, Benue, Numan and other affected places are "unpardonable and despicable crime".He said enough blood had been spilled by herdsmen.Sani said the elite were more interested and preoccupied with the upcoming [...]

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