Friday, 21 February 2014



Governor Gabriel Suswan of Benue state on February 20, 2014, urged the Federal Government to intervene in the security crisis orchestrated by the numerous clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state...

16th March, 2016

*Over 500 killed in Agatu (Benue state) 'genocide' - Ex-Senate President, David Mark
*Privatising communal land in arid areas doesn't bring ecological sustainaility  #ClimateAction

22nd March, 2016

*Fulani herdsmen destroy Polytechnic's multimillon Naira farms, Rector cries out herdsmen

26th March, 2016

*Agatu killings: Police IG deploys more officers, government sets up dialogue in Abuja
*How porous borders cause Agatu killings - Governor
*FG holds town hall meeting over Agatu crisis
*Agatu killings: Food crisis imminent
*Agatu killings: Police IG finally takes action against rioters
*Agatu massacre: How they killed my son & brother
*What have we done to Fulanis? - Agatu indigenes ask
*Agatu killings: Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders' Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) gives conditions for peace
*Agatu killings: FG appoints committee to investigate crisis
*Agatu killings: Cattle breeders demand law on cattle routes & grazing reserves
*Agatu massacre hurting Nigeria's economic interests - Audu Ogbeh
*Agatu massacre: Tears flow as womwn narrates ordeal
*Agatu massacre: Fulanis hired mercenaries from other countries mercenaries-from-other-countries-counsellor
*Inside Agatu killing field: Blood, burnt bodies on the streets
*Agatu killings: Over 10,000 displaced,000-people-displaced-far/

1 comment:

Dayo Oluyemi-Kusa said...

The conflict between pastoralists and farmers is indeed a long-standing one in Nigeria, and it has claimed many lives. The problem is not peculiar to Benue state. To be sure, virtually all states within the federation have witnessed this genre of destructive conflict. The Strategic Conflict Assessment of Nigeria (SCA), 2003 & 2007 devoted a large chunk of the analysis to this. A comprehensive and system-specific national strategy would come in handy...