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Delta community issues seven-day quit notice to herdsmen

Herdsmen resident in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State have been issued a seven-day ultimatum to vacate bushes they are residing in the council.

Gunmen kill nine people in Plateau attack

Gunmen on Wednesday killed nine civilians in an attack on a village in Plateau, said police, in what one politician describe as the latest outburst of intercommunal violence.
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Miyetti Allah denies hoisting red flag to ‘annex’ Ekiti community

Herders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has denied claim that its members were behind the red flag hoisted at Orin Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
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19 Fulani herdsmen killed in gunfight with Boko Haram terrorists

Boko Haram jihadists gunned down 19 cattle herders Saturday in Nigeria, civilian militia sources and residents told AFP on Sunday. Ethnic Fulani herders, besieged by a spate of armed attacks targeting their cattle, pursued Boko...
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.
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Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.
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Former President Obasanjo meets Fulani group over insecurity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is currently meeting a group of ethnic Fulani living in South-west Nigeria.

Governor Ganduje inaugurates Ruga committee, invites herders to Kano

Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday constituted a 16-man committee for the establishment of RUGA and Milk Markets in the state.
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President Buhari urges herders to ignore NEF’s unauthorised quit order

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to Fulani herders, asking them to leave the southern part of Nigeria.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.

Edo traditional rulers task police on crime prevention

The traditional rulers observed that the current wave of crime in the state, especially kidnapping and armed robbery across the three senatorial zones, was alarming.

Miyetti Allah: Presidency replies Ohaneze, dismisses N100bn ‘gift’ allegation

The Presidency has described as an ‘absolute falsehood’ the allegation that the Federal Government gave N100billion to Miyetti Allah, an association of Fulani herders, for ‘dubious reasons’.

Presidency: Federal government didn’t offer N100 billion to herders

The Presidency has described as “dubious’’ and ‘`absolute falsehood’’, the allegations that the Federal Government gave N100 billion to Miyetti Allah and insisted that government would continue to dialogue with all groups in the interest of national unity and peace.
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Suspected kidnappers abduct Daura district head

Katsina State came under heavy fire of bandits Wednesday as the District Head of Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, was abducted by four gunmen.

Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves militia after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children.

Fresh attack on Kaduna village claims 10

Charles Danladi, the Chairman, Sanga Local Government Council, Kaduna State, has confirmed the death of 10 in an attack on Nandu village in the area.
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Fulani communities in Taraba pledge massive votes for President Buhari

Ahead of the February presidential election, Fulani communities in Taraba Central senatorial zone have promised to deliver over 600,000 votes to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

33 Mali villagers killed in armed raid in Mopti region

Traditional Dogon hunters massacred 33 Fulani herders in central Mali Tuesday in the latest clash between the warring communities, a lawmaker and a security source told AFP.

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