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The association said this in a statement signed by Othman Ngelzarma, National Secretary of MACBAN, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Miyetti Allah dissociates group from threat to South West over Amotekun

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria says it is sensitising its members on the need to improve their economic activities through modern techniques in breeding of animals and its value-chain.
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Abia government to profile herdsmen for easy identification

The Abia State Commissioner for Homeland Security, Dan Okoli, says that herders in the state will henceforth be profiled as part of the measures to prevent future conflicts with farmers.
Herdsmen

Miyetti Allah denies hoisting red flag to ‘annex’ Ekiti community

Herders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has denied claim that its members were behind the red flag hoisted at Orin Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
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19 Fulani herdsmen killed in gunfight with Boko Haram terrorists

Boko Haram jihadists gunned down 19 cattle herders Saturday in Nigeria, civilian militia sources and residents told AFP on Sunday. Ethnic Fulani herders, besieged by a spate of armed attacks targeting their cattle, pursued Boko...
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

BASA will strengthen cultural ties among personnel – NAF chief

Chief of The Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has enjoined Air Force Base communities across the country to exploit their rich cultural diversities to strengthen the bond of love and unity for the development of communities.
Fulani herdsmen

Miyetti Allah faults HURIWA for calling herders terrorists

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the Human Right Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) for calling its members terrorists.
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)

IPOB declares ‘war’ on Fulani herdsmen in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday declared that it won’t allow Fulani herders under the auspices of Miyetti Allah associations in the South East.

NSCDC inaugurates agro-rangers unit in Nasarawa

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday inaugurated its agro-rangers unit to protect agro-allied investments in the state.
Herdsmen

Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.

NSCDC inaugurates agro-ranger unit in Yobe

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday inaugurated an Agro-ranger unit to check farmers/herders clash in Yobe.
Bala Muhammad

Livestock plan: Bauchi governor means well for Nigeria – PDP

North East People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders have reacted to the criticism trailing the interview granted by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on a national television, where he suggested that Fulani from neighbouring countries should be allowed to benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) being championed by the Federal Government.

Presidency faults UN rapporteur’s report on violence

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the report of violence released by Agnes Callamard, the United Nations’ rapporteur after her visit to Nigeria left out important details.

Minister: FCT remains safer than other cities

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, on Wednesday debunked the rumour making the round that the nation’s capital is not safe.

NSCDC inaugurates squad to curb herders/farmers clashes

Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a special squad to tackle clashes between herders and farmers.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, spoke to reporters in Kano, just now, answering questions on the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. Below are his verbatim comments-

VP Osibanjo flags of livestock programme in Adamawa

The National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) has been officially flagged off by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Gongoshi Grazing Reserve in Mayo-Belwa LGA of Adamawa state.

Israel, federal government to address Boko Haram, insecurity

Israel is to partner with the Federal Government to address Boko Haram and other forms of insecurity, the President of Galilee International Management Institute, Prof. Joseph Shevel, has said.

NSCDC inaugurates 30-man special squad to tackle herders-farmers clashes

The Edo Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has inaugurated a 30-man special Agro-allied Rangers Squad to tackle herders/farmers clashes in the state.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno: We’re ready for Ruga scheme

The Borno Government says it will key into the Federal Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) to curb farmers/herders clash in the state.

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