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The Bishop of the Egba Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Rt. Revd. Emmanuel Adekunle, has described the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration in the country as clueless, which has further thrown the nation into abyss of insecurity and economic woes.
Sheik Gumi urges Nigerian government to copy ex-President Jonathan’s model to end banditry, kidnapping
An Islamic leader, Sheik Ahmad Gumi has blamed the rising spate of banditry, kidnapping and insecurity nationwide on the failure of governments at all levels to fund the education sector in line with the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
Pa Ayo Adebanjo, the acting leader of the Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Saturday said the group was not against the continued stay of the Fulanis in Yorubaland.
The wife of Zamfara State governor, Hajiya Aisha Matawalle, has secured appointments of Special Assistants to the Governor for 20 members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).
Six gunmen on March 22, 2021 abducted three farm managers from poultry farms at Pampo community in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State, but one of the victims managed to escape.
Drivers and commuters have continued to face a harrowing experience at the hands of daredevil kidnappers on the Ago-Auchi Road.
Following the ultimatum issued by Arewa Youth Assembly, (AYA) against Yorubas living in the North to vacate, the Oodua Peoples Congress, (OPC) New Era has condemned the Northern youth group against releasing such statement.
The Oyo Police Command says it found no evidence against Fulani leader, Iskilu Wakili, arrested by men of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) on Sunday. The police also released the three OPC members arrested for their involvement in the arrest.
Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that the Fulani herdsmen wreaking havocs across the country are not Nigerians.
Former national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has called on government and security agencies to investigate infiltration by foreign criminal elements who “masquerade as Fulani herders”.
The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, on Friday, condemned the prosecution of only Yoruba suspects in respect of the recent clash between the Yoruba and Hausa in Shasa market of Ibadan in Oyo State.
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum yesterday raised the alarm that the ban on mining activities in Zamfara State by the national security council and the declaration of the state a no-fly zone area order are double-edged sword for peace.
The Fulani Community Association in Kwara has advised its members to avoid negative tendencies capable of undermining the peaceful coexistence of the state.
There was a mild drama on Friday when security operatives intercepted the convoy of self-acclaimed Yoruba Youth leader, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on the Federal Government to divert funds meant for RUGA project into the National Livestock Plan.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that northern governors are committed to putting an end to the farmers/herders clashes by coming up with a permanent solution that will put the issue to bed.
Former Governor of Bauchi State, Mallam Isa Yuguda, has alleged that the Fulani people particularly herdsmen, have been subjected to unfair treatment.
As part of efforts to sustain the peace and security of lives and property, the Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagugu has engaged top clerics to preach a message of love and togetherness among Fulani communities in the state.
Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has maintained his position that some Fulani herdsmen were forced into criminality because they were victims of cattle rustling.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, on Saturday, thanked the organised labour in the state for their patience, understanding and maintaining very good relationship with the government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured workers of better packages to cushion economic effects of COVID-19 on their resources.President Muhammadu Buhari has assured workers of better packages to cushion economic effects of COVID-19 on their resources.
Apart from various housing schemes for civil servants in the area, Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari, on Saturday listed various other programmes designed for workers.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, have expressed displeasure over the dimension insecurity has taken in Nigeria.
Chelsea chief, Marina Granovskaia, is ready to work with manager Thomas Tuchel to oversee a clearout of at least 13 players this summer.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 37 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday give testimony at an inquiry into corruption under his predecessor Jacob Zuma where he is expected to reveal what he witnessed as Zuma's deputy and explain why he did not act.
India’s giant IT firms in Bengaluru and other cities have set up COVID-19 “war-rooms” as they scramble to source oxygen, medicine and hospital beds for infected workers and maintain backroom operations for the world’s biggest financial firms.
Folarin Balogun has signed a new long-term contract at Arsenal, the Premier League club has confirmed.
Somali opposition fighters took up positions in parts of the tense capital on Monday, a day after clashes with government troops erupted over the president's bid to extend his mandate.