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The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Miyetti Allah: Why we endorsed Governor Bello for second term

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Governor Yahaya Bello as its candidate for the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Kidnap Victim

How menstrual period prevented kidnappers from raping me – victim

It was a day she and four other passengers travelling to Osogbo from Abuja were abducted by kidnappers at Ajeoku Village, Obokun Local Government Area of Osun State.
The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: Miyetti Allah endorses Governor Bello for another term

The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
Aminu Masari

Katsina governor urges UNICEF’s support in implementation of education, health projects

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has emphasized the need for UNICEF to continue to execute laudable programmes in SHAWN, education and health sectors to improve the well-being of the people.
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Ondo lightning: Community prepares to perform traditional ritual on dead cows

Following the mysterious death of cows at a ‘sacred land’ called Oke Owa in Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, the community was preparing to perform some traditional rites on the land and the dead cows.

Police rescue abducted passengers in Osun

Fourteen passengers, including the driver of a commercial 18-seater bus, who were reportedly abducted Sunday evening along Otan/Imesi Ile Road, Osun State by suspected Fulani herdsmen have been resuced, according to the police.

Gunmen kidnap 14 passengers in Osun

Bandits, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have reportedly kidnapped 18 passengers along Otan/Imesi-Ile road in Osun.
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)

UNGA: IPOB vows to protest against President Buhari in New York

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his government during the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the US this week.
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Thunder kills 36 cows on sacred hill in Ondo community

Thirty six cows were reportedly struck dead late Saturday by thunder bolt on top of a sacred hill at Ijare town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State.
Funke Olakunrin

Afenifere faults police investigation over Funke Olakunri’s murder

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday faulted what it described “lackadaisical attitude of the police” over the killing of Olufunke Olakunri, daughter its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti.
The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Habu Sani, on Saturday met with Fulani leaders drawn from various groups across the state.

Bauchi CP meets Fulani groups to talk security

The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Habu Sani, on Saturday met with Fulani leaders drawn from various groups across the state.

Nnamdi Kanu: Biafra’s case, Omoyele Sowore’s detention now with UN

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said Biafra’s case can no longer be ignored by Nigeria, as he had lodged it with various arms of the United Nations.

Nnamdi Kanu lists IPOB grouses against Nigeria at UN

Having led a delegation of ‘Biafrans’ to a series of meetings with various United Nations agencies and officials at Geneva on Wednesday, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) reeled out the grievances of his group against the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
President Buhari at the event

South East farmers urge President Buhari to call Miyetti Allah to order

South East farmers under the auspices of Igbo Farmers Progressive Union (IFPU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to order, insisting that no group should kill others in the country.

Kogi government set to inaugurate N4 billion rice mill

The Kogi State Government is set to inaugurate a newly-constructed rice mill worth over N4 billion and with the capacity to produce 50 tonnes of rice per day.
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger to benefit from livestock plan

Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan, the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said.

Nnamdi Kanu: Combined security forces besieged my country home

Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen kill two, injures five in fresh Plateau attack

No fewer than two persons were butchered on Sunday night by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in Nding Loh village of Fan District of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State.

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