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Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in a statement signed by its director of information, Edeson Samuel, disagreed with IPOB over the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified.
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.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan on Saturday called on Fulani leaders to caution their people against violence before things get out of hand in the country.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Anambra state chapter has expressed concern that the predictions of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, about clandestine moves to Islamize Nigeria and impoverish some particular ethnic groups, by a certain ethnic and religious group, have gradually started rolling out in sequence.
Kano State governor, Dr Umar Ganduje, has described RUGA settlement project as a programme that should be initiated by any interested state and not be imposed.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has assured that States where Fulani are not indigenes will not be required to implement the RUGA settlement initiative.
The National Leader of Fulani Christian Association of Nigeria (FULCAN), Reverend Buba Aliyu, has called on the Federal Government to be wary of the activities of Arewa Pastors–a non denomination initiative for peace, saying their recent pronouncements were capable of generating problems between the leaders of Christian Association of Nige- ria and the concerned authorities.
Mr Usman Nagogo, the Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, says over 200 victims of kidnap have been received from their abductors in the last three weeks in the state.
The National Chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, an Umbrella body for ethnic Fulani tribe in the country has alleged that more than 3,500 Fulanis are in various detention facilities across the country without trial.
Amid calls by Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure for Fulanis to remain in the South and defend themselves, the Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, have asked the herders to leave the South or face actions.
Since the issue is of momentous concern to all well-meaning and all right-thinking Nigerians, it must be of great concern to you, and collective thinking and dialoguing is the best way of finding an appropriate and adequate solution to the problem.
In the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo, said, he is very worried over the high level of insecurity in the country.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned and distanced itself from the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti.
The Gombe State traditional rulers council has expressed support for the decision of the State Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to implement the Ruga settlement project in the state.
Thousands of residents have been displaced in Guri, Kirikassamma and Birnin Kudu council areas, the Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sani Ya’u, told reporters on Tuesday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the search conducted by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) at the Epe home of a former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode.
Governors in Nigeria’s south east have written to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to delay the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and act against insecurity in the region.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.
Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm.
The Lagos State House of Assembly ad hoc committee screening Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner-nominees and advisers resumed the exercise yesterday with the final batch of 13 nominees it received over the weekend.
A cross section of civil servants in Niger on Thursday decried delay in payment of N30,000 new minimum wage approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration would build on the culture of excellence instituted in the state’s civil service. This, he said, was best way to build on the legacies of retired civil servants that invested their energies to build the state.
Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, who is also the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for Bayelsa said the party has no preferred aspirant for its primary election in Bayelsa.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.