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10 people were killed in Kogi State, Nigeria when Fulani herdsmen raided a village on December 8. They also set the village ablaze and destroyed as much of the locals crops and livelihood as possible. This attack forced many families to flee the area and caused a large amount of chaos. This type of attack is becoming all too familiar across the Middle Belt of Nigeria. Fulani have conducted nearly more than 100 attacks on Christian villages this year leaving tens of thousands of people without hearth or home to return to.


2017-12-22 Nigeria (ThisDay) Some Fulani herdsmen weekend invaded two local government councils respectively in Kogi State, where they reportedly killed 10 persons and then set their farmlands on fire.

The incident took place on Friday in Omala and Yagba West local government councils respectively.

According to an eye-witness account yesterday, some Fulani herdsmen invaded Ogabifo village near Agbenema community in Omola local government council of the state on Friday with their cattle.

According to the source, the Fulani herdsmen invaded the farmland and fed their cattle with the produce of the farm, and when the owner of the farm with his family approached them, they attacked the farmer and his family and chased them to the village where about 10 people were reportedly killed.

THISDAY further gathered that after invading the village, the Fulani herdsmen went back to the farm and destroyed the crops there and then ran away.



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