Nigeria To Establish Grazing Reserves To End Clashes


The government has approved the formation of a committee to work out modalities for establishing grazing reserves across the country to help end the perennial clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers.
  • Nigeria:  FG to End Herdsmen, Farmers Clash

    This Day, 26 March 2014

    As the violent clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in some states persists, federal government yesterday said it had mapped out strategies to put an end to the trend. read more »

A village after an attack (file photo)

  • Nigeria:  Farmers-Herders Clashes - FG Raises Committee On Grazing Reserves

    Daily Trust, 26 March 2014

    The Federal Government has moved to end the perennial clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in parts of Nigeria. The government yesterday resolved that a technical committee ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PFN Warns On Frequent Herders/Farmers Conflicts

    Daily Trust, 26 March 2014

    The Benue State chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) yesterday said Nigeria may not continue to hold on together if the current incessant attacks on rural ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  60 Killed in Fresh Benue Violence

    Daily Trust, 26 March 2014

    Gunmen who have been on a killing spree in Benue State yesterday extended their rampage to two more local government areas of the state, killing more than 60 persons and burning ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fresh Attack Claims 52 in Benue

    Daily Trust, 24 March 2014

    At least 52 people were feared killed yesterday in renewed heavy fighting between Tiv farmers and suspected herdsmen at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma LGA of Benue State. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Boko Haram - Three Million Nigerians in Need of Help

    Daily Trust, 25 March 2014

    Over three million Nigerians are suffering and are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of insurgency in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States, National Emergency Management ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Why Herders, Farmers Clashes Difficult for Police-IGP

    Daily Trust, 24 March 2014

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar has said villages where clashes occur between herdsmen and local farmers lack police stations and outposts. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Benue, Borno, Nasarawa, Plateau - Five Policemen, 52 Others Killed in Attacks

    Leadership, 26 March 2014

    Gunmen baying for blood continued murdering innocent Nigerians yesterday. The terrorists killed 55 people in Borno, Benue and Nasarawa states. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yet Another Bloody Herdsmen Attack Claims 25 Lives

    This Day, 26 March 2014

    An early morning attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tse-Agena, Mbalom district, Ikpayonge and at Adeka market, Oweto in Gwer and Agatu local government areas of Benue State ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  74 Killed in Fresh Benue, Borno Mayhem

    Vanguard, 26 March 2014

    IT was another day of bloodshed, yesterday, as 74 persons, including five policemen, were killed in separate incidents in Benue and Borno states even as Governor Gabriel Suswam of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Three Million People Displaced By Insurgency in Three Months - NEMA

    Vanguard, 25 March 2014

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday said that three million people were displaced by insurgency in the North-East between January and March. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Are Nigeria's Neighbors Safe Havens for Boko Haram?

    Voice of America, 25 March 2014

    As the Nigerian military battles Boko Haram in the northeast, its government said militants are finding safe havens in neighboring countries and then mounting cross-border attacks ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Benue's Tiv/Fulani Crises - the Inside Story

    Daily Trust, 1 March 2014

    Once upon a time, the Tiv and Fulani cohabited peacefully. But today, the situation in Benue State has changed, as several factors have combined to pitch the two groups against ... read more »

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