Nigeria: Fulani Herdsmen Deaths Lead to Arrests

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State has denied his involvement in the Bachama-Fulani attacks that claimed the lives of at least 13 Fulani herdsmen in Karim Lamido local government area of Taraba State.

Ploughing the fields.

  • Nigeria:  Police Arrest Five Over Taraba - Adamawa Violence

    Daily Trust, 12 June 2012

    The Taraba State Police Command has said it has arrested five persons in connection with the crisis on the border of Taraba State and Adamawa where 13 people, mostly herdsmen have ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  13 Killed in Fresh Adamawa Attacks

    Daily Trust, 11 June 2012

    At least 13 Fulani herdsmen are reported to have been killed in Karim Lamido local government area of Taraba State, in what is thought to be reprisal attacks by suspected Bachama ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fulani, Tiv Renewed Clash Claims Eight

    This Day, 22 May 2012

    A renewed attack by Fulani herdsmen on Tiv community in Gwer West local government area of Benue State Monday claimed eight lives while several others sustained injuries. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fifteen Killed as Fulani Herdsmen Invade Tiv Community

    Vanguard, 21 May 2012

    No fewer than 15 persons were feared dead, Monday, in a clash between Fulani herdsmen and natives of Tiv community in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Communal Clash Displaces 6000 in Adamawa

    This Day, 22 May 2012

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) yesterday said about 6,000 persons were internally displaced in the communal clash in which 25 persons were believed to have been ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Death Toll Rises in Nasarawa Hostilities

    Daily Trust, 9 April 2012

    More deaths have been recorded in communities in the southern part of Nasarawa State, where farmers and Fulani herdsmen have been clashing. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fulani/Tiv Clashes Push 4,000 Refugees Into Cross River

    Leadership, 7 April 2012

    This is something Cross River State would not have given a thought to. The people of the state would not have ordinarily opted to play host to indigenes of Taraba State even though ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fulani Leader Killed, Two Injured As Farmers, Herdsmen Clash in Sokoto

    Daily Trust, 5 April 2012

    The leader of Fulani in Kwargaba village in Wurno Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Ardo Umar Kwargaba, was killed Tuesday night during a clash between herdsmen and farmers in ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  3,605 Displaced Fulanis in Cross River Get Relief Materials

    Daily Trust, 11 April 2012

    About 3,605 Fulanis displaced from Benue State as a result of violence were camped in Cross River State, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday. read more »

  • Nigeria:  3,605 Displaced Fulanis Held up in Cross River, Says NEMA

    This Day, 11 April 2012

    Following a violent clash between farmers and herdsmen in Benue State, 3,605 affected persons mostly Fulani nomads are currently taking refuge in four temporary camps in Utanga, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Pregnant Fulani Woman Killed in Plateau

    Daily Trust, 11 April 2012

    Unidentified persons have shot a pregnant Fulani woman at Ashanong village in Bachit District of Riyom Local Government of Plateau State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tiv/Herdsmen - Al-Makura-Suswam Meeting Stalled

    Daily Trust, 20 March 2012

    Nasarawa State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura's meeting with his Benue State counterpart, Gabriel Suswam over the communal clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the two states ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Policeman, 15 Others Killed in Fulani-Tiv Clash

    Leadership, 20 March 2012

    A policeman and at least 15 other people, were yesterday feared dead at New Gboko village, Takum local government area of Taraba State, during a fight which broke out between ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tivs, Fulanis Reach Agreement After Months of Bloody Clashes

    Daily Trust, 19 March 2012

    Leaders of Tiv and Fulani ethnic groups in Nasarawa State yesterday reached an agreement to speak to their people to put an end to the incessant clashes between them. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Suspected Fulani Militia Kill 10, Burn Kaduna Church

    Vanguard, 16 March 2012

    No fewer than 10 people were killed Thursday night while five other were seriously injured when some suspected armed Fulani herdsmen attacked three villages in Kufara Community in ... read more »