Tag Archives: Fulani Herdsmen

Onaiyekan Attacked By Fulani Herdsmen

Cardinal Onaiyekan was attacked by suspected herdsmen along the Benin-Ekpoma road on his way from where he went to attend the 10 years anniversary of the enthronement of Akubueze as a bishop and also to attend the 10 years anniversary of the Diocese Uromi. As a result of this, Catholic Archbishop of Benin City, Dr. Augustin Akubueze, and the Catholic ...

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Happening now: Schools shut as Fulani herdsmen launch fresh attack in Enugu community

There is confusion in Enugu State following reports that Fulani herdsmen have launched a fresh attack in Umuchigbo, another community in the State, Daily Post reports. Umuchigbo is in Enugu East Council Area of the State. The reported attack is happening while the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase is at Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani council area where a ...

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Dangers Of Fulani Janjaweed In Nigeria

The Janjaweed are militia that operate in Darfur, Western Sudan, and Eastern Chad. Using the United Nations definition, the Janjaweed comprised Sudanese Arab tribes, the core of whom are from the Abbala (camel herder) background with significant recruitment from the Baggara (cattle herder) people(source: Wikipedia 2016). Since 2003, the Janjaweed has been a major player or party in the bloody ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: 76 Enugu Indigenes Abduction: IPOB Gives Buhari 72 Hours Ultimatum

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday issued a 72-hour ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government over the alleged abduction of 76 indigenes of Enugu State by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Although earlier reports had indicated that the Awgu natives were arrested by soldiers from Abia State, military authorities have since maintained that such persons were not Nigerian ...

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