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Boko Haram kills five, hoists flag in Adamawa town

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Minister: Don’t share any information you can’t vouch on social media

The Federal Government on Wednesday admonished Nigerians not to share any information for which they cannot vouch on Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp as a measure to curtail fake news menace.

Governor Ishaku, others condemn attack on Taraba communities

Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has joined other notable voices to condemn the attacks on some villages in Lau Local Government Area of the state which has led to the death of over 42 persons and displacement of over a thousand people.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

President Buhari: Opposition blackmailing me with herdsmen-farmers clashes

President Buhari lamented that such politicians had been doing everything possible to link him with the clashes, saying that such insinuations were far from the truth.

Oluwo explains stance on ranching, Afenifere

The Oluwole of Iwo land, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has clarified that his comments on the herdsmen/farmers crisis in the country did not in any way contradict Afenifere’s rejection of federal government’s ranches in the South West.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

2019: Anglican Church frowns at President Buhari’s latest executive order

The Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, on Sunday, expressed concern over the Executive Order No.6 of 2018 recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari and warned Federal Government against using it as oppressive weapon against the opposition or perceived enemies.

South East governors reject cattle ranches

South-East Governors’ Forum (SEGF) on Sunday rejected the proposal by the Federal Government to establish cattle ranches in some states in the country to solve the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

CAN suspends nationwide peaceful protest

CAN President, Rev. Supo Ayokunle said: “Due to some circumstances beyond our control. However, the three-Day Prayer and Fasting will still hold as scheduled for July 9-11, 2018 in all churches and state chapters of CAN.”

Killings: Nigeria’s Islamic council alleges conspiracy against President Buhari

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has called on the federal government to bring security to the rural level and re-strategise the security structure of the country.
Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Archbishop Chukwuma: God will not allow President Buhari’s second term bid

Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has declared that God Almighty would not allow President Muhammadu Buhari to rule the country for the second term.

Killings: CAN declares 3-day prayers, fasting

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared July 9 to July 11 as National Day of prayers and fasting programme against the killings across the country.
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Suspected herdsmen kill three in Benue community

At least, three persons have been reportedly killed in Tiza Village, Tombo Council Ward of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State in an early morning invasion of the area by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Suspected herdsmen kill five in Adamawa community

Five people were reported to have been killed in an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday night, in Kola community, Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Suspected herdsmen kill policeman, others in Adamawa

Armed men suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen have invaded Kola, a sleepy community in Guyuk Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing a policeman and raising down the whole town.

Governor Lalong: Plateau reviewing security architecture

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Wednesday, revealed that the state government was reviewing the security architecture ‘to close gaps’ identified during the recent attacks on three communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Igbo group issues quit notice to Fulani herdsmen

No longer comfortable with the numerous killings in various parts of the country, Igbo pressure group, Voice from the East (VEAST) has given the Fulani herdsmen in the South East as well as Anioma, in Delta State, and Ikwere in Rivers State, up till August 31, 2018 to vacate their land and forests.
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Insecurity: CAN raises concern over 2019 elections

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in the 17 Southern states, has raised fears that the conduct of 2019 general elections was under serious threat considering what it called the total collapse of security architecture in Nigeria.

Senator Jang: My indictment over Plateau killings senseless, unreasonable

A former Governor of Plateau State and senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has dismissed his alleged indictment in the recent massacre of over 200 Berom in three local government areas of the state.

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Cattle ranching: Nigeria should learn from Ghana – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised Nigeria to borrow a leaf from Ghana by establishing cattle ranches to resolve the deadly conflict between farmers and herders.
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