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The traditional ruler of Attakar in Attakar Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Tobias Wada has described as troubling the continued attacks on his domain by alleged Fulani herdsmen and Ganawuri people of Plateau State.
The federal government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.
Oyo State Open Rearing and Grazing Regulation Bill 2019, which has already passed through second reading at the state House of Assembly, may run into a hitch as Fulani herdsmen in the state have resolved to approach court to stop it.
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.
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.
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has warned that he would not hesitate to sanction any traditional ruler or transition committee chairman found fuelling banditry, kidnappings and other nefarious activities in the state.
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.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.
Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
FIFA has signed a “comprehensive” memorandum of understanding with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The partnership will see football’s world governing body join forces with the inter-Governmental group which encompasses 10 countries in the region.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Great Ogboru, against the election of Senator Ifeanyi Okowa as the Governor of Delta State.
A new law on recovery and management of stolen public asset has given the federal government at least 30 per cent of the proceeds of asset recovered for state and local governments.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to all its partners in business to embrace dialogue as a means of resolving issues rather than litigation.
D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.