Following the increasing bandit attacks in the North, many people have been forced to flee from the comfort of their homes for safety in other places.Thousands of residents of Zuru Emirate in Kebbi State are now Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) because of the bandit attacks in their communities.
At least seven internally displaced persons in Central Nigeria’s Plateau State were Saturday wounded by armed herders in their farms near Jos.The villagers had gone to clear their farms in Kak village of Riyom area for cultivation.But the herders who had attacked and sacked the predominantly Berom Christian natives mobbed them with deadly weapons.
It is no longer news that an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp in Abagena in the Makurdi local government area of Benue State was allegedly attacked by herdsmen two weeks ago leaving several people dead and many injured.The situation further deepens the humanitarian crisis in the camp, hence the intervention of the Parish Priest in charge of St Augustine Catholic Parish Demekpe, Makurdi Diocese, Rev Fr Solomon Ukeyima Mfa.
1) Herdsmen Displaces Over 600,000 Persons In Benue State.Recently, some reports disclosed that about 600,000 residents have been displaced across Benue State following repeated attacks in Benue communities by suspected herdsmen.In an interview with DAILY POST correspondent, the Executive Secretary of "Benue State Emergency Management Agency" (Dr Emmanuel Shior) uncovered some facts about the increasing number of Internally Displaced Persons birthed by the rising insecurity in the state.
Today's Headlines: Focus on Civil Servants not on politicians, Niger State Government relocates IDPs
Focus on Civil Servants, not on politicians — Fayemi tells Nigerians …Warns Youths to stop attacking government officials on Twitter The Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerians to focus more on what is happening in the civil service and not on politicians particularly those at the federal level.
The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that the killings happening all over the country shows there is no government at the federal level.He said that as he addressed some citizens of his state who were protesting the recent killings carried out by herdsmen in the state.
Minister clarifies report on new electricity tariff increase The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has said that there is no plan to significantly raise Electricity Tariffs in country.DAILY POST had reported that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had on April 26 announced it is concluding the Extraordinary Tariff Review process for the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Today's Headlines:Herdsmen Attack IDPs Camp In Benue, IPOB Should Defend Themselve If Attack-Amaechi
Herdsmen attack IDPs camp, kill seven in Benue.Seven persons have been confirmed dead, with many others injured, after armed Fulani herdsmen attacked Abagena community housing Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi Local government Area of Benue State.DAILY POST gathered that angry youths, who were enraged by the killings, took the Makurdi-Lafia road to protest on Tuesday morning, blocking the roads with the dead bodies.
The Honorable Member representing Chikun/Kajuru Federal Constituency and a fellow of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Yakubu Umar Barde has encouraged the Internally Displaced Persons across his constituency by visiting and extending hands of love even with the Contemporary challenges they are faced with.
It has been gathered from a reliable source that the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the Abagana camp have blocked the Markurdi-Lafia Federal Highway as they recent killings by herdsmen.The IDPs used the corpses of the victims to block the road.It was gathered that the suspected herdsmen on Tuesday morning invaded the Abagana IDP camp killing seven persons and injuring 15 of them.
Today's Headlines: Boko Haram Hoist Flag 2 Hours Drive Away From Abuja, Herdsmen attack IDPs camp, kill seven in Benue
Boko Haram two hours drive from Abuja, hoists flag in Niger NIGER State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, confirmed on Monday that Boko Haram insurgents have hoisted their flag in Kaure village, in Erena township axis of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state, two hours drive from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Buhari Govt To Increase Electricity Tariff In July : The Federal Government is set to introduce another tariff review for the 11 distribution companies (DisCos) in the country.Naija News reports that this was made known by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).In a notice posted on its website on Monday, the NERC said the extraordinary tariff review is as a result of changes in inflation, foreign exchange, gas prices, available generation capacity and capital expenditure.
Various Students Union Bodies, the West African Students Union (WASU) and the National Union of Benue State Students (NUBESS) are currently protesting the brutal Killings of seven Persons at Abegena IDPs Camp in Makurdi, the Benue State Capital.The Students are demanding the government of Nigeria to end insecurity in Benue State.
At least seven people were killed by men suspected to be armed Fulani herdsmen at the Internally Displaced Person's (IDP) Camp located in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State.When the news got to Makurdi main town, angry youths on Tuesday blocked the Makurdi-Lafia roads with the corpses of those killed in the attack.
News reports have revealed that nothing less than 7 individuals have lost their lives while many others sustained various degrees of injuries after armed Fulani herdsmen viciously attacked Abagena community accommodating Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi Local government Area,Benue State.Newsmen were informed that on Tuesday morning, angry youths, who were irked by the murders, blocked the Makurdi-Lafia roads with the corpses of the victims to register their grievances.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Tuesday, confirmed an attack on Abagena Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Makurdi by suspected herdsmen, that left seven persons dead and many others injured.Ortom stated this during his visit to the camp, where the IDPs were already protesting the attack by blocking the Makurdi-Lafia road.
At least seven people have been recorded dead, with several others critically injured, after an attack by herdsmen in Abagena community housing Internally Displaced Persons camp in Makurdi local government, Benue state.Just this morning, angry youths, understandably enraged by the attacks and killings, took to Makurdi-Lafia road to make their despair known, stopping the flow of traffic by placing the corpses of the victims on the road.
Gunmen Attack Federal High Court In Ebonyi Gunmen have attacked the Federal High Court in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, setting part of the complex on fire.The attack was carried out by hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday as firefighters tried bringing the inferno under control.
The first citizen of Niger state, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, on Monday said not less than 50 villages across five local government areas of the state have been abandoned by its residents caused by attacks by marauders.According to the news made available by Torixus, the Governor said this in the state capital while having a two-day workshop on strategies for enhancing internally generated revenue of local government councils.
The Zamfara Government has carved up another means of assisting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the as it has suspended the distribution of relief materials and other assisted support to the IDPs.The state Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Mrs Faika Ahmed, disclosed this on Friday in Gusau the state capital.