Gunmen believed to be Fulani herdsmen reportedly opened fire on guests as they celebrated with a family and their newborn in Numa village in Nasarawa State. The attack follows the rape and subsequent death of a teenager that sparked a confrontation between the herdsmen and the residents of the area. Nasarawa Senator Philip Aruwa Gyunka has described the killings as "unfortunate and barbaric".
16 People Kill By Suspected Herdsmen in Nasarawa Get Mass Burial
Guardian, 17 April 2019
The 16 people in Numa village of Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of Nasarawa State killed by suspected herdsmen were given mass burial on Wednesday. Read more »
How We Were Attacked, Relatives Killed By Suspected Herdsmen - Nasarawa Residents
Premium Times, 16 April 2019
A resident of Numan-Chuko in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Maiwuya Bahago, on Monday narrated how she lost a pregnant daughter and three other children to… Read more »
Nasarawa state map.
Herdsmen Attack - Youths Protest, Vow to Resist Further Killings in Nasarawa
Vanguard, 17 April 2019
Aggrieved youths in Nasarawa state under the aegis of Youths Mada Development Association, MDA, yesterday trooped into the streets to protest the killing of 16 persons at… Read more »
Gunmen Kill Pregnant Woman, 15 Others in Nasarawa - LG Boss, Police
Vanguard, 15 April 2019
Mr Samuel Mashi, Chairman of Akwanga Local Government of Nasarawa State, said on Monday that gunmen have killed a pregnant woman and 15 others in Numa village of the area on Sunday… Read more »
Herdsmen Attack - I Lost a Pregnant Daughter, 3 Others, Says Victim
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