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Insecurity: Miyetti Allah to extend sensitisation to other Southeast states

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), South-East zone says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in other states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements.

Senator Jibrin: Why I’m supporting federal government’s Ruga scheme

The Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said that his support for the Ruga scheme was informed by his passion for peace, security and unity of the nation.

Catholic bishop condemns prayer ban in Anambra markets

Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Anambra state, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has kicked against the recent ban on prayers in markets across the state.

IPOB denies arrest of members in Ebonyi

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that contrary to some reports none of its members was arrested in Ebonyi State.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

IPOB: Why we attacked Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB orders members to attack Southeast governors

The Indigenous People of Biafra has called on all its member across the globe to attack Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Anambra state governors if they are seen.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta governor urges federal government to curb herdsmen menace

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed that his administration was doing its best to check the havoc being wrecked by Fulani herdsmen on farmers through interface with critical stakeholders.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government meets with farmers, herdsmen to foster peace

The Ogun government, on Saturday, held a joint meeting with Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state, as part of efforts to promote peaceful co-existence between the two groups.

No IPOB member arrested in Ebonyi – spokesperson

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), on Saturday, said no member of the group was arrested in Ebonyi state.

Southern, Middle Belt leaders berate PDP BOT chairman on Ruga

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, yesterday, faulted the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walil Jubril, for supporting the suspended RUGA project.
Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in the country.

There’s hardship in the land – Zazzau emir

While delivering his Sallah message at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna state, the monarch said intervention is needed at both the federal and state levels.
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Timi Frank: Nigerians should apologise to former President Jonathan

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on Nigerians, particularly those who worked against the re-election and sabotaged the former President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly tender an apology if the country must move forward.
The Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo has placed curses on alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed one of his pastors, Jeremiah Omolewa.

Bishop Oyedepo curses ‘herdsmen’ who killed Living Faith pastor

The Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo, has placed curses on alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed one of his pastors, Jeremiah Omolewa.

Ifa priest vows to attack killer herdsmen, bandits with charms

An Ifa Priest in Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State, Chief Adebola Adetimehin, has threatened that the Ijebus would go spiritual to curb the invasion of their areas by suspected herdsmen, kidnappers and bandits.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Senator Uzodinma: President Buhari will protect Ndigbo

Imo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections, Senator Hope Uzodinma has called on leaders to avoid making inflammatory statements that can worsen the security challenges in the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria currently in darkness

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has met with leadership of Fulani herdsmen in the Southwest, Kogi and Kwara States, saying that the nation is currently in darkness due to wanton insecurity and killings.

Miyetti Allah: Fulani herdsmen not responsible for Catholic priest’s murder

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said that Fulani herdsmen were not responsible for the killing of the Catholic priest of St James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, Enugu State on Thursday.

Bishop Ezeokafor tasks Governor Ugwuanyi to arrest killers of Catholic priest

Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has demanded the immediate arrest of the killers of Rev. Fr. Paul Offu, a Catholic Priest in Enugu by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

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