Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Why we attack Benue people — Herdsmen

By News Express on 05/01/2018

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

Views: 3,244

•Armed herdsmen
•Armed herdsmen

Herdsmen for Benue State, north central Nigeria, don tell BBC News Pidgin why dem attack Benue communities come kill people.

Di oga for Myetti Allah cattle breeders association for Benue State, Garus Gololo, tell BBC News Pidgin tori person Dooshima Abu, say di wahala start as some people attack Fulani herdsmen wey dey carry their cow comot from Benue State.

Gololo say, “as we dey relocate go Taraba State through Nassarawa State, for border town of Nengere, thief come collect 1000 cows from us, so we sef fight dem back.”

On Monday 1 January 2018, tori say Fulani herdsmen attack some communities for Benue State, come kill about 20 people.

Other communities wey di fight affect na Gaambe – Tiev, Ayilamo, Turan, Umenger, Tse-Akor and Tomaater near Tse – Abi for Logo and Guma Local Government Areas.

But Gololo say, na defend di herdsmen defend dem self from thief dem wey come steal dia cow.

Di wahala don dey cook since wen di Benue State government put di anti-grazing law and dem no give Fulani herdsmen where to feed dia cow.

On Wednesday, youths for di state, don enter street dey protest for di state capital, Makurdi on top Fulani attack on New Year day.

Di youths burn tyre for street and dem block major roads for di town.

Dem say, dem no go comot for street until President Muhammadu Buhari do something and “if im no fit, make im resign.”

Di youth talk say di kain money and strategy wey government dey use tackle Boko Haram for North East, make im use di same for Benue State.

President Buhari enter Twitter to talk about di attack.

How di attack take happen?

Terve Akase wey bi talk-talk person for Benue State Governor, say di herdsmen bin start di attack around 9pm on New Year day reach 4am on Tuesday.

E say di attack na reaction to di new anti-open grazing law wey di state government put for ground to prevent di fight-fight wey bin don dey happen between farmers and herdsmen for di state.

After government put di law, Akase say di herdsmen “chook mouth for press say dem no gree di law.”

Im say so far na 20 people don die and Myetti Allah say seven of dia members dey miss.

But Police talk talk person for Benue Command, Moses Yamu, tell BBC News Pidgin say na 17 people die. Im come talk say di police still dey investigate di matter even as dem don arrest 8 Fulani herdsmen. (BBC)

Source News Express

Posted 05/01/2018 11:29:38 AM

 

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


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Terrorism: Buhari holds talks with NSA, IGP, others...

Seventh Day Adventist sues INEC, FG over Saturday...

Standard Bank files explosive affidavit seeking protection from...

NNPC steps up collaboration to end petrol scarcity...

MIRP congratulates Buhari

APC Primaries: Oshiomhole, Obaseki head for showdown in...

Police moves to restore civil authority in the...

Innoson, Nigerian Army seal deal for armoured vehicles,...

BREAKING NEWS: Eagles kill Lions in Uyo •Take...

34 firms bid for NNPC digitization project

Corruption war and the old soldier, By Olusegun...

Alleged N115m fraud: Oil merchants lose no-case-submission, ordered...

 

Latest News EFCC to prosecute indicted candidates before 2019 polls 7 officials killed in helicopter crash Dreaded Nigerians have congregated in one party— Keyamo SERAP asks court to compel Buhari to investigate Ganduje over alleged bribery Stop blackmailing Tinubu, APC youth leader tells Jimi Agbaje 2019: APC may lose governorship election in Ogun — AD gubernatorial candidate Ex-VP Sambo, El-Rufai honour Senator Ahmed Aruwa at burial NNPC educates Senate on NLNG dividend account Boko Haram: Italy to deliver 6 gunship helicopters to Nigerian Air Force ‘Our workers are safe’, UNICEF says after suspected Boko Haram fighters attack Rann hospital 2019: Okorocha cautions Ohanaeze Ndigbo against taking sides Banks invest $150b yearly in developing nations

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (429,199 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (394,413 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (327,347 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (280,716 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (247,525 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (229,113 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (211,863 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (193,104 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (179,310 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (170,292 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (167,039 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (153,558 views)

 

Zenith Zero Balance First Bank chat banking

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (75) Business & Economy (3,868) Business Verdict (54) Columnists (972) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (208) Entertainment (575) Features (679) Global Business Monitor (311) International (2,796) Interview (167) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (146) Maggie's Blog (64) News (41,285) Opinion (1,150) Pidgin (13) Politics (8,089) Religion (911) Sports (1,811) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera