Category Archives: herdsmen

Enugu herdsmen seek police protection

State govt reassures all residents By Dennis Agbo ENUGU— THE Enugu State chapter of Meiyetti Allah  Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, an association of cattle herdsmen, has pleaded with the Enugu State Commissioner of Police to offer them protection in the conduct of their businesses in the state. The herdsmen alleged that they and […]

Breaking: Herdsmen demand N25m for Omafuaire release

By Akpokona Omafuaire, Warri WARRI – FULANI herdsmen who on Monday kidnapped Octogenarian Chief James Omafuaire, his wife and customer at his Ikpeshi Quarry site in Akoko Edo Council Area of Edo State are demanding N25 million for his release. Omafuaire, elder brother of Vanguard Newspaper Senior Photojournalist, Akpokona Omafuaire was kidnapped along with his […]

Herdsmen, farmers sign peace pact in Niger

Herdsmen and farmers in Mashegu Local government Area of Niger have signed a peace agreement to stop clashes among them. Alhaji Abdullahi Babayo, Director-General of Nomadic Affairs Agency in the state, disclosed this in a statement issued tonewsmen in Minna on Wednesday. Babayo said the aim of the meeting was to reconcile communities that were […]

Women protest killings by herdsmen in Plateau

By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—Women dressed in black, yesterday, protested the alleged ambush and killing of a community member at Jebbu Miango, Bassa Local Go-vernment Area, Plateau State, by herdsmen. The women, in their numbers during the peaceful protest, expressed displeasure at the incessant attacks and killing of people in the community. It would be recalled […]