Posted on Wed 29 Nov 2017, 08:29 AM

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar III has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of Fulani herdsmen in the Numan area of Adamawa state. The attack alleged to have been carried out by farmers of the Bachama ethnic group in retaliation for the death of a colleague at the hands of Fulani herdsmen saw dozens of deaths with many of them children who were killed in their sleep.

Posted on Wed 22 Nov 2017, 04:16 AM

A clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in Numan local government area of Adamawa State on Monday night, has left more than 20 people dead. Of this number, more are children.

According to reports, trouble started when a farmer was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The farmers in the community came together and carried out a reprisal attack.

Many of the injured victims are currently receiving medical attention at Numan General Hospital. Residents in the community have fled their homes for fear of another reprisal attack. 

Posted on Wed 8 Nov 2017, 10:01 AM

11 persons were killed and 4 others injured when gunmen opened fire on villagers returning from Rim-Dyem market in Riyom, Plateau State, Tuesday night.

President Buhari had weeks back mandated security agencies to end the frequent attacks that has led to loss of lives and properties. This came after attack survivors alleged that the gunmen were usually given cover by the army.

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