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Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, former Senate Deputy Leader, says the displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa forest in Borno by Boko Haram insurgents has heightened farmers/herders crises in some parts of the country.
South Sudan’s army said that 16 civilians have been killed and 22 others wounded including foreign nationals in the latest ceasefire deal violation.
The National Executive Council, NEC, of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of “receding into an authoritarian regime” as it now picks outspoken Nigerians and detains them without trial.
Saturday’s mass killing of at least 86 people who were attending a funeral event in Plateau state was an act of revenge following an earlier attack, the cattle rearers’ group, Miyetti Allah, has said.
The Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday, rejected the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle ranches in the state.
Scores of people were kidnapped in two days on a dangerous road in northern Nigeria, according to residents, in an outbreak of crime unconnected to the Boko Haram insurgency.kidnappers
As an interim measure to forestall further killings and destruction of property, Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has placed a 90- day total an on grazing in Odighi, Odiguetue communities and environs.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly has extended by 21 legislative days the suspension order on Mr Fajana Ojo-Ade, representing Ekiti East constituency 1.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed five persons including a first-year student of the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo, in the state.
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.
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Tanzania's President John Magufuli who has come under fire for his authoritarian leadership style has vowed that his ruling party will be "in power forever, for eternity".
The Zimbabwe government has offered the rest of its workers a salary raise, a week after it hiked salaries of members of the defence forces and police by 22.5 per cent and 20 per cent respectively with effect from July 1.
Google faced a record EU fine Wednesday for using its Android smartphone system to illegally boost its search engine, in a ruling that risks a fresh clash between Brussels and Washington.
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi has signed a new long-term contract at Premier League giants Liverpool.
The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has appointed the nomadic Tom Saintfiet as the senior national team coach on a nine-month contract.
The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started.
Belgium’s soccer team received a hero’s welcome in Brussels on Sunday, after achieving their best-ever World Cup result in Russia.
Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is a senior advocate of Nigeria. But he is also cutting the reputation as a poet capable of weaving love ballads.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday called for a reduction in cement price, while inaugurating the 350 million dollars BUA Cement Plant at Kalambaina, Sokoto State.
Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Tuesday condemned the killing of traders by Fulani herdsmen in the state.