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Nasarawa government to partner Benue, Plateau to tackle farmer-herdsmen clashes

Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.

Miyetti Allah: We protect economic interest, speak for nomads

Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.

ASUU: Lecturers may go on strike, if government fails to address insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on Inspector General of Police and Osun state Police Commissioner to address the rising incident of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti suspends anti-grazing agency coordinator over alleged offensive comments about Fulani herdsmen

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Monday approved the indefinite suspension of the state Coordinator of Anti-Grazing Agency, Sola Durodola, over alleged comments about Fulani herdsmen.

Residents flee Taraba villages over rumoured herdsmen attack

Following the attacks on Murbai, Kisbap, Sembe and Yawai-Abbare villages of the Ardo-Kola and Jalingo Local Government areas of Taraba State, residents of the sacked villages and adjoining communities have started fleeing to Jalingo, the state capital, for fear of further attacks.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

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Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen kill three in Kaduna

He expressed worries over impending hunger in the state due to the inability of the state government to provide security for farmers to enable them go to farm without fear.

Plateau community cries out over alleged herdsmen killings

Residents of Miango Community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State have called for help from the federal and state governments to stop the incessant killing of their people by gunmen believed to be Fulani herdsmen.

Insecurity: Federal government delegation meets leaders of Miyatti Allah

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country.
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Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.

IPOB declares sit-at-home May 30

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 a sit-at-home day in commemoration of not only the fallen heroes of the civil war but also all those killed by insurgents in different parts of the country.

Biafra group accuses Nnamdi Kanu’s followers of killing Prophet Nwoko

Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, has indicted the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, for murder of Prophet Anthony Nwoko.
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NEMA donates relief materials to displaced persons in Nasarawa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Sunday donated relief materials worth millions of naira to persons displaced by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Andaha community of Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka: President Buhari failed on security

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for his “slow response” in dealing with the terror caused by Fulani herdsmen across many parts of Nigeria.

Anambra youths threaten reprisal over alleged killing, raping of women

Youths of Anambra West local government area, Anambra State on Monday, staged a peaceful protest over alleged continued killings of farmers and raping of women in the community.

Anglican Bishop: Bloodletting getting out of hand

The Anglican Bishop of Awka Diocese, Rt Rev. Alexander Ibezim, has reminded government, both at the federal and state levels that they owe Nigerians the duty of protecting their lives and properties.
Daniel Abomtse

Benue monarch alleges 310 killed by herdsmen in his domain in nine years

No fewer than 310 persons have allegedly been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen with 13 persons injured in 39 separate attacks between February 2011 and April 2, 2019, in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.

Don’t blame President Buhari for your woes – Group cautions Governor Ortom

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has been warned against shifting attention from his failed government by casting aspersions on the person President Muhammdu Buhari.

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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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