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Miyetti Allah leaders ask President Buhari to call Governor Ortom to order

Leadership of Fulani Pastoralist groups Friday rose from an emergency meeting in Kaduna, calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to call Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, to order over the anti-open grazing law in that state.

Governor Ortom: Fulani herdsmen plotting to kill me

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday raised the alarm over an alleged fresh plot by a group of herdsmen under the auspices of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to attack and kill him.

Anti-Open Grazing Law: We’re never consulted – Miyetti Allah

Fulani socio-cultural organisation, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has said they were never consulted or their opinions included in the Anti-Open Grazing law that became operational in Benue State since November 1st, 2017.

Why we attacked Benue communities – Herdsmen

Fulani herdsmen in Benue State, who were accused of killing about 17 people in the state on New Year day, have explained why they attacked their host villagers.

No place for ghost workers in Benue – Governor Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has vowed to fish out ghost workers in the state’s public service and reduce the states’ wage bill from N7.8 billion to N4.5 billion.

No Fulani herdsman jumped into River Benue – state govt

The Benue State government has described as false and mischievous the report that a 56-year-Fulani herdsman, Mohammed Abdulkadire, reportedly jumped into River Benue in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State over his missing cows.

Herdsman commits suicide over death of 200 cows in Benue

A 56-year-Fulani herdsman, Mohammed Abdulkadire, jumped into River Benue in the Logo Local Government Area of Benue State.

3,000 herdsmen have relocated from Benue – coordinator

There are strong indications that herdsmen have started pulling out of Benue State due to the commencement of anti-open grazing law last Wednesday, November, 1, 2017.

Anti-Open Grazing Law: Herders appeal for fed govt intervention in Benue

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to prevail on the Benue government to extend the implementation of its Anti-Open Grazing law scheduled to take effect from Nov.1.

Frustrated herdsmen state readiness to vacate Benue valley

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Benue chapter, says its members are ready to leave the Benue valley as the November 1 deadline for the implementation of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law draws nearer.

Miyetti Allah calls for Saraki’s probe over statement on IPOB

He argued that the statement made by Saraki, faulting the proscription of the group by the Federal Government, was inciting and a clear signal that the Senate President might be supporting the agitation by IPOB to divide Nigeria.

Benue govt, herdsmen reach deal on deadline for anti-gazing law

Stakeholders in Benue on Monday agreed to begin the implementation of the 2017 Anti-Open Grazing Law in November.

Buhari’s return: Fulani herdsmen threaten to sue Fayose

Fulani Herdsmen, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, on Monday threatened to institute legal action against the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for making disparaging and uncomplimentary statements on President Mohammed Buhari’s health.

Gov. Ortom distances self from quit notice on herdsmen

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday distanced himself and the state from the purported quit notice slammed on Fulani herdsmen by a group called Middle Belt Renaissance Forum.

Quit notice: Herdsmen won’t leave Middle Belt – Miyetti Allah

The umbrella body for cattle breeders in the country, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has berated the recent quit notice served on its members in Benue State, describing it as useless and uncalled for.

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