Tag Archives: Fulani herdsmen

How Fulani Herdsmen In Army Uniform Abducted Me – OOU Graduate

A graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Motunrayo Rafiu, who was abducted by suspected kidnappers in the Kabba area of Kogi State, on Tuesday said her abductors were Fulani herdsmen. She noted that the hoodlums were, however, disguised in army uniform. PUNCH Metro had reported that Rafiu was abducted on February 4, 2020, while she was on her ...

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‘Buhari Govt Eliminating Igbo From Top Command Structure Of Nigeria’s Security Forces’

Intersociety says 139 communities in Igbo land are presently in control of Fulani herdsmen Fulani herdsmen, allegedly backed by the present Government of Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo, “are presently in violent control of 139 communities, villages and areas in Igbo land.” According to the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), the alleged violent occupation, also ...

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What A Country!

By Casmir Igbokwe Mr. Sunday Emenike left his base in Isuofia, Anambra State, for Taraba on a business trip. That was on July 17, 2019. Somewhere on Ukari-Zakibiam Road, armed robbers reportedly attacked the bus he was travelling in. The bandits allegedly brought him and one other passenger down from the bus and took them away. Till date, there is no ...

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My Five-Day Ordeal In Herdsmen’s Den — Abducted 16-Year-Old Girl Laments

A 16-year-old girl, Chinyere, has lamented that she missed sitting for her post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination at the Abia State University, Uturu, because she was abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Also abducted with her are seven other travellers and the incident occurred at the Okada junction on the Benin-Ore Expressway, Edo State. The victim said ...

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Nigeria’s Worrisome Travel To Golgotha

By Casmir Igbokwe Various ethnic groups in Nigeria have been servicing their instruments of war. The atmosphere is filled with agitations, threats and ultimatums. The stage appears set for a long travel to Golgotha, the biblical place of skulls. Last Tuesday, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) drew their daggers. They ordered Fulani herdsmen in ...

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Suspected Herdsmen Attack Orphanage In Delta

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have attacked the Great Saints Orphanage in Issele-Uku, in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, destroying parts of the building and the vehicles parked in the compound. The founder of the orphanage, Mr Emeka Ezeagbor, who expressed shock at the extent fellow human beings could go to destroy a humanitarian facility ...

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Buhari’s Suspended Ruga War

By Casmir Igbokwe The Ruga fire, which the Federal Government recently ignited in Nigeria, is still raging. Many Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief when the central government suspended the project last week. But little did they know that even the announced suspension will in itself become very unsettling. Ruga, by the way, is a project whereby the Federal Government secures ...

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Fulani Herdsmen Block Asaba-Benin Expressway

The Issele-Asaba junction on the Asaba-Benin Expressway was on Friday blocked by Fulani herdsmen who were protesting the killing of the driver of a truck conveying cattle on Thursday night. The Punch reports that a truck driver, Adamu Adamu, was allegedly killed at Issele-Azagba junction by revenue collectors who immediately disappeared from the area after the incident. The herdsmen, who ...

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