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Miyetti Allah: Don’t drag us into Obadiah Mailafia’s travail

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has disassociated itself from the travail of Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, saying he should be allowed to bear his own cross.

Gani Adams: Terrorists now occupy Oyo community

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday raised the alarm over the activities of armed terrorists, which he alleged are now occupying Kishi, North-west area of Oyo State as well as the vast old Oyo National Park in the state.

General Akinrinade: Famine imminent in Nigeria

A former Chief of Army Staff, General Alani Akinrinade, has urged President Muhammadu Buharito find a permanent solution to the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers, and killings in the country.
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Ohanaeze tackles General Buratai over state of emergency statement

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC urges Nigerian government to deploy security task force in Southern Kaduna

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has called for the deployment of joint security task force to stop the incessant killings in Southern Kaduna.
Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Primate Ositelu: God’ll terminate coronavirus next year

Primate of The Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide, His Holiness, Most Rev. Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, said to have predicted the emergence of COVID-19 last year, has again warned Nigerians that next year is a year of vengeance and divine reward.

Water Resources Bill: National Assembly owe Nigerians duty to avert catastrophe – Senator Okon

Elder statesman and former member of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Anietie Okon, has lent his voice to the controversy surrounding the contentious National Water Resources Bill, warning that Nigeria will be doomed if the National Assembly passes the bill.
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Miyetti Allah seeks end to cattle grazing by underaged children

Efforts to restore peace in Southern Kaduna may have started yielding some dividends, as the leadership of Fulani cattle rearers, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN, has directed members to stop underaged children from grazing cattle in the state.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South by-election: Ex-Speaker George Daika emerges PDP candidate

Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
25. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who spoke during the passing out ceremony of 192 pioneer members of the Ondo State Security Network Agency (Amotekun corps officers) on Tuesday in Akure

Ondo Amotekun arrest three ‘kidnappers’

Three members of a kidnap syndicate have been arrested in Ondo State by the personnel of the Amotekun security corps.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

Kaduna governor lauds Fulani, Ham for de-escalating tension over killing of herder

Despite the killing of a herder, Usman Shehu Abdullahi, by unknown assailants on the outskirts of Sabzuro-Tunga Nok Road in Southern Kaduna, the Fulani and Ham natives were able to maintain peace.

MACBAN: Fifth columnists threatening collective image of Fulanis

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders As­sociation of Nigeria (MACBAN) has raised an alarm that there are orchestrated moves to tarnish the image of Fulanis in the country.

Miyetti Allah accuses Christian Elders Forum of fabricating names to get attention

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has accused Christian Elders Forum of fabricating none existent names among Fulanis speaking tribes to cause confusion in the country and achieve their aims

Governor Ortom: I’ll jail Fulani herdsmen who establish vigilante group

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday, said he would use the rule of law to ensure that any Fulani herdsmen who establish a vigilante group in the state are jailed.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Governor El-Rufai hails peace initiative in Zangon Kataf, pledges govt support

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has hailed the peace initiative spearhead by community leaders in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area and pledged government support to ensure lasting peace in the area.

IPOB: No meeting in Enugu for now, we will retaliate

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has directed members to stop holding any meeting in Enugu for the meantime following the attack on them last Sunday at Emene, Enugu State.

Northern governors salute Sultan of Sokoto at 64

The Northern Governors Forum has commended the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, for the peace initiatives and efforts to address illiteracy in Nigeria’s Northern region.

MASSOB: Police-IPOB clash systematic killings of our people

The Movement for Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has described the clash between the combined security forces of Nigeria and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at Emena in Enugu State, as systematic killings of the Igbo people

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