Suspected Fulani Militants Kill Ten More in Kogi State

ICC Note: 10 People were killed in two villages of Kogi State, by suspect Fulani militants. This continues the long string of attacks taking place in 2018.

05/16/2018 Nigeria (This Day Live) – Olawale Ajimotokan , Senator Iroegbu in Abuja and Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen early hours of on Monday attacked two communities in Kogi west, killing 10 persons.

THISDAY reliably gathered that the herdsmen invaded  two Tivs settlement, one in Ilai, the outskirts of Mopamuro, and the other in Ido-Gbede of Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State at about 4a.m. yesterday.

A source close to the two local government areas told THISDAY that the herdsmen, numbering over 50, invaded the two communities, heavily armed with AK47 rifles.

They equally damaged goods worth several millions of naira and also stole some foodstuffs from both communities during the attacks.

Some of the victims in a phone chat with THISDAY said they were surprised that the Fulani herdsmen attacked them. … 

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