The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next month’s election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has called for a review of the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law in some states of the federation. Atiku, who was answering questions, Wednesday, on a talkshow...
The Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has pledged to partner concerned authorities in ending the killings in Benue, Nasarawa and other states. Rising from a national emergency meeting in Jos yesterday, the …
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APEX Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of two Catholic priests and 17 other worshippers, during a church service in Benue State by armed herdsmen, saying that the action was not only despicable …
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The Bishop on the Niger, Anglican Communion, Onitsha, Anambra State, Rt. Rev. (Dr) Owen Nwokolo, has called on the Federal Government to declare the Fulani herdsmen terrorists, as well as proscribe their activities like it did to the …
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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves.
Soyinka, while speaking at the Ripples Nigeria Dialogue in Lagos, on Thursday, charged the president to declare herdsmen terrorists.
“We expect the president to...
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Muhammadu Buhari tasks traditional rulers in Taraba to propagate peace in their domains for peaceful coexistence among their people
– The president is in the state to carry out an on-the-spot security assessment as part of efforts to …
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The people of Southern Kaduna have rejected the idea of establishing a cattle colony in any part of the area. “Let me use this medium to inform the Federal and the Kaduna state governments that my constituent and the entire people of Southern Kaduna have rejected the idea of cattle colonies...
A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Samuel Afolayan (retd.), says he has contacted a Senior Advocate of Nigeria to take legal action against owners of the cows which destroyed vast acres of crops in the ex-naval chief’s farms in Kwara State last week.
He explained that this was to...
THE Abia State Committee on Farmers/Herdsmen Conflict Resolution has called on the Sarikin Hausa and the leadership of Miyetti Allah in the State to summon the Fulani herdsmen and educate them on the need to ensure that their cattle do not invade farm land to destroy crops …
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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has exonerated Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria of any culpability in the recent killings of farmers in some parts of the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen. Speaking at the General Assembly of Interfaith Dialogue …...
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Presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari responded promptly to recent attacks on communities in Benue, contrary to information being peddled in public domain. Presidency, while describing the attacks on innocent citizens as ” criminal acts” said those perpetrating the attacks will be dealt...
Apparently faulting the Federal Government’s solution to the ceaseless killings by heardsmen nationwide, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has insisted that ranching rather than colonies was the sustainable solution to the menace.
The governor, who dissociated himself from the suggestion for...
Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, has subtly claimed that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is responsible for the killings perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen across the country. Onochie made the remark while faulting former Jonathan’s aide, Reno...
An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan has ordered a herdsman, Abubakar Likita, to be remanded at Agodi Prisons for allegedly raping a married woman.
Senior Magistrate Mrs Patricia Adetuyibi, who gave the order, ruled that Likita, 19, should be remanded, pending an advice from the...
Fulani herdsmen attacks have become one of the biggest threat to Nigeria’s security after devastating insurgency led by terrorist sect, Boko Haram.
Over the past year, Nigeria has seen an uptick in violent activities of nomadic Fulani herdsmen while seeking alternatives fertile grazing land for...
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Douglas Murray in an article for THE SPECTATOR wonders who will protect Northern Christians from the religious cleansing happening in Kaduna and Plateau state.
''The Nigerian government, led by a Fulani president — Muhammadu Buhari — clearly does not wish to protect these people.'' Murray...
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Governor Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday, on his way to Ikole Ekiti personally chased herdsmen along Afao Ekiti road, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state.
The governor demonstrated the seriousness of the State Anti Grazing Law by personally seeing to it that one of the COWS was "arrested" by youths who chased...
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The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, yesterday alleged that suspected Fulani herdsmen armed with dangerous weapons including guns, attacked and kidnapped the Rector of Tansi Major Seminary, Rev. Fr. Dr. Emmanuel Dim, while two other priests Rev. Frs. Jude Chukwuneke and Jude Ezeokana who were in the...
Fulani herdsmen have finally agreed with the Olomu Traditional Council in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, to vacate the kingdom for an interim period of two weeks.
The herdsmen said they would leave the town beginning from June 25, to July 9 to enable the kingdom work out...
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The APC Governors Forum led by their Chairman, Governor Rochas Okorocha yesterday 26th May stormed Benue state to commiserate with the Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom over the invasion and killing by Fulani herdsmen in some Benue communities.
Those who attended were Plateau, Niger and Imo...
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