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September, 2019

  • 11 September

    Villagers Flee As Bandits Attack Three Communities In Niger

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    Bandits on Tuesday evening invaded three communities in Rafi Local Government Area in Niger State. This is coming barely twenty-four hours after an attack on Kukoki village in Shiroro Local Government. The communities ransacked include Rafin-wayam, Rafin-kwakwa, and Gidan Dogo-Gurgu village. It was learnt that the heavily armed bandits rode …

April, 2019

  • 11 April

    Air Strikes Killing Innocent Villagers – Zamfara Monarchs

    Zamfara Council of Chiefs on Thursday said many innocent villagers have been killed in misdirected air strikes  by the military in the ongoing fight against bandits in the state. The Emir of Bungudu, Hassan Attahiru, made the disclosure at the end of an emergency meeting of the council, on Thursday …

March, 2019

  • 25 March

    Hunters Banned Over Killing Of 130 Villagers

    Mali’s government has banned the group of hunters it says was behind an attack in which more than 130 villagers were killed. At dawn on Saturday, gunmen surrounded a village of the Fulani ethnic community who are accused of having ties to jihadists. According to BBC, the hunters had said …

July, 2018

  • 16 July

    Villagers Massacre Hundreds Of Crocodiles Over Farmer’s Death

    The Indonesian government has condemned the killing of nearly 300 crocodiles at the West Paupa farm, Indonesia, after a crocodile killed a local villager. A crocodile had on Saturday killed a 40-year-old Sugito farmer who was collecting grass for his cattle. Guards heard screams coming from inside the farm and, …

June, 2018

  • 15 June

    Villagers Lynch Three Suspected Armed Robbers In Katsina

    Three suspected armed robbers were Thursday lynched at Salihawa village, Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State. The suspects had reportedly blocked a road between Barawa and Salihawa village around 8.30am. Police sources said the robbers, during the operation, shot one Sani Lawal, a 31-year-old resident of the village. He …

  • 2 June

    Gunmen Invade Zamfara Village, Kill 15

    Fifteen people have been confirmed dead after gunmen invaded Zakuna village in Zamfara state. Muhammad Shehu, the state police spokesman told the newsmen on Saturday in Gusau that the bandits killed the people in a village called Zakuna. He said the village is in the Anka Local Government Area of …

May, 2018

  • 10 May

    Gunmen Kill 9 Villagers In Taraba

    At least nine people were killed in an early morning attack on Tutuwa community in Ussa local government area of Taraba. David Misal, police public relations officer in the state, told reporters that a yet-to-be identified armed militia must have carried out the deadly attack. Misal said Aliyu Tafida, deputy …

February, 2018

  • 9 February

    5 Dangote Trucks Involved In Fatal Accident Burnt Down

    At least, five trucks belonging to Dangote Group have allegedly been razed by angry villagers in Agbede town, in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state. A Facebook user, Gabriel Campbell, claimed a Dangote truck killed “scores of villagers”. The fatal accident, he said, sparked the villagers’ fury, leading …

May, 2017

  • 19 May

    Villagers Kill Herdsmen In Benue

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    Villagers in the Agatu area of Benue State have killed three Fulani herdsmen and their cattle, police have said. The farmers were said to have killed the herdsmen after they led their cattle into some farmlands to graze. Police have recovered two bodies of the slain herdsmen but are still …

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