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The inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, has directed commissioners of police to commence the recovery of prohibited firearms in the country.
The Osun State Government said on Tuesday that it has arbitrated in about 6000 cases between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state between 2014 and 2018.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, officially launches Exercise Ayem Akpatuma to bring under control Farmers/Herders crisis and other auxiliary security challenges in Benue State.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammed Sanusi II and National President of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Alhaji Muhammadu Kiruwa, have thrown their weight behind the enactment of the Anti-Open Grazing Law in the state, saying it is for the protection of all interest groups.
Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, also the Chairman, National Economic Council Technical sub Committee on Ending Herders/Farmers Crisis, on Monday, urged warring communities in Taraba to eschew violence and embrace peace.
Following the escalation in farmers-herders’ clashes across the country, which have resulted in the loss of lives and property and also heighten tension, the federal government has launched what it calls “Agro rangers” to help contain the trend.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused security agencies in the country of failing to prevent killings in his state despite alerting them about an impending attack 24 hours before the recent invasion of communities in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state, which resulted in the death of 39 persons.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Sulyman Abdulkareem, has cried out over the alleged destruction of the university’s multi-million naira research and training farms by cattle illegally grazing on the vast lands of the institution.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Sunday, said the claim by his Plateau State counterpart, Simon Lalong, about warning him against the enactment and implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing law was untrue.
Kogi State has keyed into federal government Cattle Colony programme by offering 15,000 hectares of land for the pilot scheme.
The Edo State Government has banned night grazing and the carrying of guns by herders in the state. It has also set up a seven-member committee in each of the local government areas in the state to check clashes between herders and farmers.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has approved a reduction in the cost of number plates for motor cycle owners, pegging the fee at N3,500 from N6,200, a government statement said on Sunday in Minna.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has advised his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Suspected Fulani herdsmen over the weekend allegedly ambushed and killed a 15-year-old boy identified as Mahmudu Audu at Guchidan village of Kupa district, Lokoja Local government area of Kogi State.
Arsene Wenger admitted that Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final was "self-inflicted," but said VAR should have overturned the second goal for offside.
Pep Guardiola was delighted to land his first trophy at Manchester City after winning the Carabao Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger revealed he was once visited by Pep Guardiola when the former Barcelona player wanted to sign for Arsenal.
A suicide bomber who blew himself up after throwing a grenade into the US embassy compound in the Montenegro capital Podgorica left a farewell note seeking forgiveness from his family, local media reported Friday.
Yobe Commissioner of Police, AbdulMaliki Sumonu, on Monday confirmed an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Dapchi, headquarters of Bursari local government area.
Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory in the absence of a serious challenger in the two-candidate race.
An autopsy has been carried out on the body of late David Okoniba, the taxi driver, who was allegedly killed by a moving truck after being pushed by policemen in Benin, the Edo State capital, for refusing to part with N200.