The Nigerian army has confirmed the killing of 66 people in eight different communities in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State, but did not give details on the nature of the attack. Kaduna has long been a centre for deadly unrest, fuelled by long-standing ethnic and religious tensions, as well as election-related violence.
Tension in Kaduna Over Kajuru Killings
Daily Trust, 17 February 2019
The reported killing of no less than 66 persons in eight settlements near Maro Gida village of Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna State has created tension in communities along the… Read more »
The Unanswered Questions About Kaduna Killings
This Day, 18 February 2019
Recalling the controversy that trailed the disclosure by Kaduna State Government that 66 people were killed in the crisis that rocked communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of… Read more »
Kaduna Community Deserted After Death of 66 People
Premium Times, 17 February 2019
The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children,… Read more »
How 66 People Were Killed in Kaduna in Two Days
Premium Times, 16 February 2019
PREMIUM TIMES has obtained more details of the attack the Kaduna State government said killed 66 people. Read more »
How 66 Fulani Were Killed in Kaduna Villages
Daily Trust, 18 February 2019
There is raging controversy over the killing of 66 Fulani herders in eight settlements in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna State last week. Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai… Read more »
Army, Police Speak On Mass Killings in Kajuru, Kaduna
Security agencies in Kaduna State have confirmed mass killings in villages in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. Read more »
Troops Kill 37 Zamfara Bandits, Rescue 80 People - Official
Nigerian soldiers killed 37 bandits and rescued 80 kidnapped people in Zamfara in two weeks, an official said. Read more »
Boko Haram Kills 17, Abducts 12 Others in Borno
Boko Haram killed 17 persons, injured 15 and abducted 12 others in two separate attacks on Jere and Gwoza local government areas of Borno State. Read more »
El-Rufai Condemns Attempts By 'Busy Bodies' to Deny Kaduna Killings
The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has condemned what it described as attempts by some "busy bodies" to deny the killings of 66 people in Fulani settlements in… Read more »
Sokapu, El-Rufai Disagree Over Casualty Figure in Kajuru Killings
Guardian, 18 February 2019
Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has visited Kajuru where 66 people were reportedly killed on Friday and warned against politicising the issue. Spokesperson to the governor,… Read more »
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