The Igwe of Nimbo Community, which was attacked by herdsmen, leading to over 40 deaths has demanded a compensation of N17 Billion from the Federal Government over the attacks.
Arising from crucial security meeting with Enugu state government, traditional rulers and presidents-general of more than 450 town unions in the state, yesterday resolved to amend the laws establishing vigilante groups to strengthen them and possibly enable them to bear arms. The security meeting, coming one week after suspected Fulani herdsmen invaded Nimbo community in… Continue reading Uzo Uwani killings: Enugu vigilantes to get guns
Root cause of the invasion, Daily Trust on Sunday was informed that the relationship between Ukpabi Nimbo and its herdsmen guests was severed in 2015, when the hosts demanded that the herdsmen must leave their land. They accused them of unleashing destruction on their farms as well as raping their women. Last year, a fight… Continue reading Revealed: The matter that led to herdsmen attack on Uzo Uwani
In the aftermath of the attack on the Enugu town of Uzo Uwani by cattle herdsmen in which scores of people were murdered, the Enugu state government has come out to say unequivocally that grazing reserves for cattle will not be accepted in the state. This was made clear when the Govenor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi… Continue reading Grazing Reserves Proposal is evil and should never become law
As a result of communal tensions the traditional ruler of Idjere Kingdom in, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM Erhiekevwe I, has given all Fulani herdsmen in his domain 9 days to vacate his kingdom. Th Ovie said; “Farming is my people’s mainstay. The Hausas/Fulani people rearing cattle here have created too many problems, including… Continue reading Delta King gives Fulani herdsmen 9 days to leave kingdom