Tag Archives: Gunmen

Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Nine Persons in Nasarawa Farming Community

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, in the early hours of yesterday, attacked Ajimaka, a Tiv farming community in Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, killing nine persons, while several others were reported missing. The gunmen, who were said to be carrying sophisticated weapons, invaded the community at about 2:00am, shooting sporadically. It was…

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Two Students Injured As Gunmen Invade UI Female Hostel

Gunmen yesterday reportedly invaded a female hostel at the University of Ibadan and carted away valuables after assaulting some female occupants of the hostel. It was gathered from authorities of the institution that the armed men came around 1:00am yesterday morning and invaded Awo Hall. It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about ten  robbed…

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Gunmen Kill 8, Burn 95 Houses In Attacks On Plateau Communities

Gunmen on Wednesday morning stormed two villages in Plateau State (Abonong and Zayit communities in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area) killing at least eight people, the police have said. According to Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in the State, the attackers hit the community in the early hours of Wednesday.…

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Gunmen Abduct Two Children Of Zamfara Lawmaker, Request N10m Ransom

Zamfara Police command have confirmed the abduction of two children of Yahaya Chado who is a member of the House of Representatives, representing Maradun/Bakura constituency. This was revealed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammed Shehu in Gusau on Monday that the children were abducted after the gunmen invaded the lawmaker’s home village at…

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