Friday, 21 February 2014

NIGERIA: FG URGED TO INTERVENE IN HERDSMEN/FARMERS' CONFLICT

Source: thisdaylive.com

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    https://t.co/eW9wklTGng
*Privatising communal land in arid areas doesn't bring ecological sustainaility  #ClimateAction    issafrica.org/iss-today/land...


22nd March, 2016

*Fulani herdsmen destroy Polytechnic's multimillon Naira farms, Rector cries out    http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2016/03/03/fulani herdsmen

26th March, 2016

*Agatu killings: Police IG deploys more officers, government sets up dialogue in Abuja    www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/200736-agatu-killings-police-ig-deploys-officers-govt-sets-dialogue-abuja.html
*How porous borders cause Agatu killings - Governor    https://www.naij.com/773052-agatu-massacre-governor-accuse-mali-ghana-senegal-killings.html
*FG holds town hall meeting over Agatu crisis    www.newsbreak.ng/2016/03/fg-holds-town-hall-meeting-over-agatu-crisis-increases-security/
*Agatu killings: Food crisis imminent    https://news.google.com.ng/news/more?ncl=
*Agatu killings: Police IG finally takes action against rioters    www.naijaconcord.com.ng/2016/03/agatu-killings-police-ig-finally-takes-action-against-rioters.html
*Agatu massacre: How they killed my son & brother    nnu.com.ng/agatu-massacre-how-they-killed-my-son-and-brother-victims-mother/
*What have we done to Fulanis? - Agatu indigenes ask    nnu.com.ng/what-have-we-done-to-fulanis-agatu-indigenes-ask/
*Agatu killings: Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders' Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) gives conditions for peace    https://www.thebriefing.com/2016/03/24/agatu-killings-myetti-allah-give-conditions-for-peace-with-farmers/
*Agatu killings: FG appoints committee to investigate crisis    nigeria.shafaqua.com/EN/NG/40961-Agatu-Killings-Federal-Government-Approve-Committee
*Agatu killings: Cattle breeders demand law on cattle routes & grazing reserves    www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2016/03/14/agatu-killings-cattle-breeders-demand-law-on-cattle-routes-grazng-reserves/
*Agatu massacre hurting Nigeria's economic interests - Audu Ogbeh    www.news247.com.ng/news/agatu-massacre-hurting-nigerias-economic-interests-obgeh
*Agatu massacre: Tears flow as womwn narrates ordeal    nigeriaonline.ng/2016/03/13/agatu-massacre-tears-flow-as-womwn-narrates-ordeal/
*Agatu massacre: Fulanis hired mercenaries from other countries    www.persecondnews.com/index.php/psn-news/item/5891-agatu-massacre-fulani-hired mercenaries-from-other-countries-counsellor
*Inside Agatu killing field: Blood, burnt bodies on the streets    news.nigeriannation.com/nigeria/news-headlines/inside-agatu-killings-field-blood-burnt-bodies-on-the-streets/
*Agatu killings: Over 10,000 displaced    coretvnews.com/agatu-killings-10,000-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...