Tag: villages

Gunmen sack three Ebonyi villages

By Ogochukwu Anioke, Abakaliki Gunmen on Monday morning sacked three villages in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state. Many were feared killed in the attacks, which occurred in Ebele…

Panic in Kwara over herders’ relocation from Oyo to 13 villages

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan and Ernest Nwokolo Herders who had migrated from Oyo State to Kwara State now occupy 13 villages across seven local governments in the Northcentral state, it…

Bandits told us their business cannot thrive without informants in our villages – Rescued Kagara students

The Ekiti State Management Emergency Agency (SEMA), has lamented that cocoa and kola nut farms covering over 200 hectares of land have been destroyed by fire in some towns recognised…

Herdsmen crisis: Residents flee Ogun villages, head for Benin Republic

With about 28 lives already lost as a result of reprisal attacks by herdsmen on some Ogun villages, many residents of the affected communities have resorted to taking refuge in…

NAF jet drops bombs as terrorists burn Zira, Gur villages

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intervened in a Boko Haram latest attack on civilians. A large number of fleeing insurgents had invaded Zira and Gur villages in Biu South…

● Bandits kill 6, injure 8 others in attacks on Kaduna villages

By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Bandits have killed 4 folks in Chikun Local Government Area and two others and in numerous attacks in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna state. An…

Ndume condemns Boko Haram attacks on Borno, Adamawa villages on Christmas eve

By Sanni Onogu, Abuja The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday condemned Boko Haram attacks on Pemi village in Borno State and Garkida town in Gombi…

Seven killed in reprisal assaults on Kaduna villages

#killed #reprisal #attacks #Kaduna #villages By AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna Six children and a woman have been confirmed killed in reprisal attacks on some herders’ settlements in Kaura and Lere local…

Akwa Ibom to enforce face mask use in villages, detain violators

Joe Effiong, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State Government has directed the Commissioner of Police to enforce compulsory use of face masks in all parts of the State, including rural communities,…

COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals in towns, villages

Ekiti Government on Saturday directed traditional rulers in towns and villages to either postpone or cancel for the rest of the year, all pending local festivals in their domains to…

NADCEL: Guards Brigade distributes palliatives to 7 Nassarawa villages

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army, has distributed palliatives to people of Umaisha, in Toto Local Government Area of Nassarawa State to alleviate their sufferings against the COVID-19,…

FG should include Plateau villages in Housing Units Resettlement- Sen Gyang

Gyang Bere, Jos Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Senator, representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, has called for the inclusion of communities displaced through violent attacks in Plateau North…

3 killed as suspected herdsmen invade 3 villages in Ibadan

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Three persons have been killed when suspected Bororo Fulani herdsmen invaded some communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The affected villages, as gathered, include…

Kano to return Almajiri children to their villages over coronavirus fears

Kindly Share This Story: …Cross section of Almajiri students (Note, this image was used to demonstrate the story) Hundreds of Almajiri boys have their names and temperatures checked as they…

Bandits kill 47 in Katsina villages — Police

By Shehu Danjuma Armed bandits, weekend, reportedly unleashed mayhem and killed 47 residents of some villages in Katsina State. It was gathered that the bandits attacked some villages in Danmusa,…