Nigeria: 8 herdsmen arrested over New Year Day attack


Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day’s attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died.

The command’s Spokesman, Mr. Moses Yamu, said on Wednesday in Makurdi that the attacks were carried out between December 31 and January 1, 2018.

“Eight herdsmen – six in Guma and two in Logo – have been arrested in connection with the attacks.

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