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For the second time in three months, Benue state will organise a mass burial for victims of suspected herdsmen attacks.
In a departure from their initial stance, governors of the 19 Northern states in the country have said that they were not opposed to the ranching of cattle as a way of checking the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen and improving the production of dairy and meat products from livestock production.
Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has lamented over the continuous attack and killing of indigenes of the state by herdsmen suspected to be aliens, describing the situation as unacceptable.
Paramount Ruler and King of Iwo land, Osun, Oba AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi, has tackled the Federal Government of Nigeria saying that field grazing and cattle roaming is barbaric and should be abolished at once as it does conform to modernization and 21st century development of any country.
Philippine authorities who have declared a no-go zone around an erupting volcano said Thursday they will remove all holdouts, by force if necessary, to avoid casualties after tens of thousands of other residents fled to safety.
The Christian Association of Nigeria in Taraba State on Tuesday described as outright false the claim by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, that over 800 Fulani people were killed in Taraba last year.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Friday called on Nigerians to patronise home grown foods and products against reliance on foreign goods.
The governor has identified the murderous group. It is a faction of Miyetti Allah. Everyone knows them. The Army and the DSS know them. But the inspector General of police would wait for a directive from the president before playing to the gallery of relocating to Benue state. That was the script after the Agatu massacre.
The former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Joseph Bodunrin Daudu, SAN, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is unwilling to fight the menace of Fulani Herdsmen in the country.
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The Kebbi Government on Saturday married off 100 widows and divorcees in a mass wedding held in the palace of Emir of Argungu, Samila Mera.
Zamfara State Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar has called on state legislatures to synergise and collaborate with the executive arms for government to meet public expectations and deliver promises to the people.
Ango Abdullahi, chairman, board of trustees (BOT) of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), says the northern region of the country will resist restructuring.
Bauchi south senator, Ali Wakili, who died Saturday, was this afternoon buried at Gudu cemetery, Abuja.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez believes 40 points will be enough to secure their Premier League status with his side eight points off that target.
Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave's largest town, pressing on with a 20-day assault that has left more than 1,000 civilians dead.
Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Benue on Monday, security has been beefed up, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
A 50-year old man, Adebayo Ojo, who claimed to be a staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKDC, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for alleged unlawfully reconnecting, tampering with electricity installations.
Two key Colombia players Bayern Munich midfielder James Rodriguez and Monaco striker Radamel Falcao figure in coach Jose Pekerman’s squad for upcoming friendlies against France and Australia.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho left Paul Pogba on the bench once more for Tuesday’s Champions League last 16, second leg against Sevilla with Marouane Fellaini making a surprise return instead.