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    Fresh Kaduna killing: One dead, five injured

    The Police in Kaduna on Sunday confirmed that unknown gunmen attacked Zankan village, a Fulani settlement in Kaura Local Government of the state. Spokesman of the command, ASP Aliyu Usman, told newsmen in Kaduna that the incident occurred at about 8.30 p.m. on Saturday. He said that one person was killed and five others injured

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    Angry Youths Attack Emir’s Convoy in Southern Kaduna

    The Traditional ruler of Jema’a Chiefdom in Kaduna State, Alhaji Muhammad Isa Muhammad II, was on Wednesday attacked by rampaging youths in Samaru Kataf, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. An eyewitness and a member of the emir’s cabinet, said the emir was returning to Kafanchan after attending a security meeting with the

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    Herdsman remanded for destroying farmland

    An Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Abubakar Aliu in prison custody over alleged damage of a farmland. The police prosecutor, Sgt. Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused person committed the offence on January 12 at Iyemero farm settlement in Ikole-Ekiti. He alleged that Aliu allowed his

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    Senate to investigate Southern Kaduna killings – Saraki

    Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday pledged that the Nigerian Senate, upon resumption, will look into the crises that have led to the wanton loss of lives and property in the Southern part of Kaduna State, in recent times. According to a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Bamikole Omishore, in

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    Cattle rustlers displace 2, 000 in Niger

    No fewer than 2,000 persons have been displaced by the activities of cattle rustlers in Niger State within the past three weeks, an emergency official said on Sunday The Director-General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Ibrahim Inga, said this while distributing relief materials to some of the displaced persons in Pandogari. He said that

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    Fulani herdsmen raid Niger village, kill five

    Some heavily armed Fulani herdsmen on Monday killed five persons in Gbada community in Kaure, Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. It was gathered that the attack was carried out at about 3a.m and that several villagers were also injured, while others are still missing. The gunmen, numbering over 30, reportedly invaded the community

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    Herdsman sentenced to 2 years in prison for grazing

    A herdsman identified as Ali Haruna has been sentenced to two years in jail for taking his cows grazing in a farmland and destroying crops in the process. The convict was sentenced by a Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti. The accused was first arraigned in court on a two-count charge of wilful and unlawful

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    Suspected Herdsmen Shoot 2 Farmers In Delta

    community, Aniocha South local government area of Delta State,  yesterday allegedly shot and injured two farmers on their way to their  farmlands. Reports said the suspected herdsmen ambushed the unsuspecting farmers (names withheld)  few metres to their farm lands and they were allegedly  injured by the gun shot. Policemen at the Ubulu-Uku Police Division who

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    Fulani Herdsmen Moving With Guns Are ‘Foreign Terrorists’ – Sultan

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, says so called Fulani herdsmen moving with guns, causing violence, fighting with farmers are not Nigerians, but foreign terrorists. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar said this in his Eid el-Kabir message to the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria. According to him, these are foreigners coming

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