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Benue: 24 victims of fresh killings to get mass burial

For the second time in three months, Benue state will organise a mass burial for victims of suspected herdsmen attacks.

Northern Governors: We’re not opposed to cattle ranching

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.

VP Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must lead efforts to save Lake Chad

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.

Osun to enumerate cattle in the state

As part of its conflict resolution mechanisms, Osun State government has disclosed its determination to carry out enumeration of cattle in the state.

Fulani herdsmen, farmers sign agreement in Imo

Miyetti Allah, farmers and monarchs in Imo have agreed that owners of farms destroyed by herdsmen would be duly compensated.

We can only confront killer herdsmen if we have good weapons – Injured policeman

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.

Herdsmen: Nobody roams cattle in 21st century – Oluwo

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.

Philippines plans forced evacuations around erupting volcano

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.

You lied over genocide claim against Fulani in Taraba – CAN tells Emir Sanusi

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.

Minister Audu Ogbeh urges Nigerians to patronise home-grown produce

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.

President Buhari and violent herdsmen

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.

Nepali woman suffocates in ‘menstruation hut’

A young Nepali woman has died of suspected smoke inhalation while she was banished to a shed for menstruating under an ancient tradition banned more than a decade ago, police said Wednesday.

President Buhari unwilling to fight Fulani herdsmen menace – Ex-NBA chief Joseph Daudu

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.

Yobe govt expresses concern over animal health

The Yobe Pilot Livestock Development Programme (YPLDP) has expressed concern over unverified health status of livestock imported into the state by humanitarian organisations.


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