Today's Headlines: Fulani Burnt 254 Houses, Killed 50 - Monarch Cries Out; 11 Bandits Killed in Kogi

THE Paramount Ruler of Atyap Chiefdom, also known as ‘Agwatyap’, Sir Dominic Yahaya, has raised the alarm over sustained Fulani attacks which have claimed over 50 lives of villagers under his domain which include Zango-Kataf in Southern Kaduna within a month.

The killings, the monarch said, included heavily pregnant women and children, claiming also that 254 houses and seven churches were destroyed by the herdsmen during the sustained attacks.

Yahaya stated these while addressing a press conference in Kaduna, the state capital, on Monday.

It was the end of the road for some bandits that have been terrorising communities in Koton Karfe Local Government Area of Kogi State, as 11 of them have been killed by officials of the State Vigilante Group, weekend.

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Other suspects were arrested while victims who were kidnapped five days ago, were

Surprisingly one of those arrested was personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Inspector Abdullahi Saidu. He was alleged to be supplying weapons and information to the criminals, alongside a civilian accomplice.

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