Hunters; pay us we’re ready to fight terrorism — NEWSSPLASHBLOG

Hunters said they were ready to help infighting terrorists provided they were incorporated in the salary scheme and provided with enough logistics to fight the terrorists. The National Adviser of Board of Trustees of the association, Chief Yusuf Alao, disclosed this while receiving a confirmation certificate as the new National Adviser of the association. hunters…

Nigeria: And the herdsmen killings contines

Central Nigeria have witnessed persistent attacks and killing from marauding herdsmen without any hope of restraints from the state security on the restless herdsmen. Plateau Reportedly witnessed a major attack during the weekend with over aa hundred mortality. Its condemnable and cannot be allowed to countinue. The whole country should u it talking about it,…

ORGANISING NGOS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES

“Counterterrorism has to be woven into the everyday workings of every department. It should be included on the agenda of every meeting, and this new role must be imparted to officers on the street so that terrorism prevention becomes part of their everyday thinking.” Kelling, G L. & William K. B, (2006) Policing Terrorism, Civic…

US President says killing of Christians in Nigeria is unacceptable

The meeting in the Rose Garden between Presidents Buhari and Trump was very coordial and filled with good tidings for Nigerians and American interests. While all were smooth the American president sounded a note of serious warning on ending the herdsmen violence in Nigeria. President Buhari said his administration is working to address the herdsmen…

Benue Killings: Soldiers Storms Catholic Church Gboko, Search of Weapons

Catholic Priest Shocked As Soldiers Storm His Church In Search Of Weapons. Reports reaching SW showed that the home and parish of  Reverend Father Vesuwe Benjamin who works at Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Benue state  was ransacked by the Nigerian Army in search of weapons and incriminating evidence in the war against killer herdsmen’ READ…

Herdsmen Killings: NEC working group recommends ranching in five states

The Technical Sub-Committee set up by the National Economic Council (NEC) Working Group has recommended the adoption of ranching in some of the states affected by farmers/herdsmen clashes as a sustainable solution to the conflicts. The states are Zamfara, Nasarawa, Adamawa, Taraba and Benue. The Working Group also recommended that the state governments of the…

Fresh massacre in Benue, Zamfara: 61 killed, 82 houses razed – NAN

…Victims mostly women and children …Tiv leaders cry for help By Peter Duru, Makurdi   In what is becoming a weekly sordid ritual, 61 persons were, over the weekend, killed in separate dastardly incidents in Benue and Zamfara States. Whereas 31persons, mostly women and children, lost their lives in six communities of Guma Local Government…

Suspected herdsmen kill village head on farmland

Report said Victim was shot in the back while working on his farmland. Suspected herdsmen killed a village head, Iyongovihi Ninge, during an attack on the Chembe settlement in Ukemberagya/Tswarev Ward of Gaambe-Tiev, in Logo local government area of Benue state on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. According to a report by Channels Television, a member…

Boko Haram have infiltrated herdsmen, warns Osita Okereke – The Sun

Director General, National Taskforce to combat illegal importation, smuggling of goods, small arms, ammunition and light-weapons, Dr. Osita Emmanuel Okereke, has called on Nigerian communities to be on alert, claiming that members of terror group Boko Haram have infiltrated herdsmen to cause havoc across the country. Okereke also accused security agencies of complicity in the…

Court frees 2 Boko Haram suspects, accuses govt of bungling trial

An Abuja Federal High Court presided over by Justice Binta Nyako on Wednesday freed two terror suspects, arrested and kept in prison custody for the last five years. The judge held that the two suspects, Ibrahim Ahmed, and Sani Argungu, who were arraigned for alleged ties with Boko Haram, were freed for lack of diligent…

Katsina, Jigawa, two others to get N70m loan for toilet construction

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said it has disbursed N70 million to 3,000 households in four states in Nigeria as a loan to construct improved toilets, under its Sanitation Marketing Programme. The UNICEF International Consultant on Sanitation Marketing, Mr. Amir Syed, disclosed this in a news conference on Wednesday in Katsina. According to Syed,…

Breaking News: Gunmen attack Nasarawa community, kill five

The Police Command in Nasarawa State has confirmed five persons killed in a fresh attack on Kadarko village and environs in Obi Local Government, on Tuesday. Kennedy Idirisu, the command’s spokesman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lafia that the attackers invaded the village at night and shot everyone on sight….