Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Herdsmen kill 7 in yet another Benue attack

By Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi on 26/04/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 416

•Armed herdsmen
•Armed herdsmen

 

Suspected armed Fulani herdsmen have attacked and killed seven Tiv farmers inside African Church Mbamondo, Ukember Agya, Logo Local Government area in Benue state, in the early hours of Thursday. 

But the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Moses Yamu told The Nation on phone that he was yet to get the information. 

Yamu, a DSP however promised to get back to The Nation. 

The attacked on African Church attack came in less than 48 hours after Fulani herdsmen attacked and killed two priest and 17 worshipers during a funeral mass in Gwer east local government area in the state.

The Nation gathered that the heavy Fulani terrorists sacked the entire community and leaves several others injured.

A victim, James Iorlaha, who escaped the church attacked told The Nation on phone that the attackers stormed Mondo settlement about 12.22am and started shooting sporadically at those who were asleep in the church and primary school buildings.

Most of the victims are internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), who had been attacked early and now taking refuge at the church and primary school block.

Iorlaha stated that the herdsmen set many houses ablaze while scores sustained injuries.

“The Marauders killed the people and sacked the entire village, also proceeded to Zaki Biam/ Wukari road, mounted roadblocks, robbed motorcycles and other valuables

Chairman of Logo LGA, Richard Nyajor, confirmed that herdsmen attacked Mbamondo clan of Ukemberagya Gaambe-Tiev and killed so many people inside African Church .

“The casualties may be much but so far, we have recovered about seven corpses and we are still searching for more. These killers have taken over our entire areas and now leaving at the mercy of God said Richard Nyajo.

“I want to use this medium to call on federal government to intensify effort and bring these mindless killings to an ends,” Nyajor said. (The Nation)

 

Source News Express

Posted 26/04/2018 9:46:37 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
LAUTECH ASUU demands release of visitation panel report...

Political Science Students hold 3rd Annual Inter-varsity Debate,...

Police dispels rumours of bomb attack in Sokoto...

NAFDAC arrests 3, seals 4 shops over fake,...

Women clamour for greater intra-party democracy

Counter-terrorism expert proposes new strategy to tackle Islamist...

Nigeria to use rail for petroleum products

Speaker Ekweremadu seeks enhanced powers for ECOWAS Parliament...

UN experts head for Sambisa to decode Boko...

I’m happy to do to addicts what Hitler...

Anambra governorship battle: Obiano applauds Federal High Court’s...

Why I snubbed APC on Senate leadership —Saraki...

 

Latest News PDP National Convention: Party leaders disagree over venue Labour set for nationwide strike over minimum wage Osun Election: Protesters storm INEC Office, as PDP heads to court Court orders APC to conduct fresh election within 30 days Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi Era, wins FIFA Best Player of the Year Award Security operatives swoop ‘on PDP leaders in Osogbo’ Evil son kills father to inherit millions of dollars Troops rescue 73 Boko Haram hostages Bayelsa receives N24.16bn Paris Club refunds, slams Lokpobiri over N800bn debt claim Okowa inaugurated to chair PDP Convention Planning, receives award today in New York FRSC screens 300,000 applicants for 4,000 jobs I have no regrets, says kidnapper after arrest

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (396,988 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,997 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (308,851 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,822 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (232,517 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,761 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (200,278 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,799 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,933 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,496 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (158,307 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (147,006 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,627) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (933) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (653) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,432) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,118) Opinion (1,111) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,740) Religion (873) Sports (1,706) Stock Watch (34) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin: Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement