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Tor Tiv proffers solution to farmers-herdsmen clashes

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv, has called for the integration of crop and livestock farming to checkmate the clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the country.

Fulani Radio: NBC warns broadcast stations against insensitivity

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has called on all broadcasting stations to exercise restraint in the treatment of sensitive issues that could threaten the unity and stability of Nigeria.

Miyetti Allah hails proposed Fulani radio

The move by the Federal Government to establish a radio station to reach Fulani herdsmen has elicited some strong reactions.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

General Jemibewon, Colonel Bamigboye warn against attacks on ex-President Obasanjo over ‘Fulanisation’ comment

A former military administrator of Bauchi and Osun states, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (retd), and a former governor of the defunct Western State, Maj.-Gen. David Jemibewon, (retd) have said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be castigated or lambasted for his comment on ‘Fulanisation’ and ‘Islamisation’ of Nigeria.
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Southern, Middle Belt leaders reject federal government’s proposed radio station for Fulani herdsmen

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has opposed the plans of the Federal government to set up a radio station which will broadcast in Fulfulde language.

Adesunbo Onitiri: It’s wrong for federal government to ask Nigerians to surrender guns

Adesunbo Onitiri, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos Central Senatorial candidate in the last elections, has flayed the Federal Government’s order on Nigerians to surrender their guns before June 1. He said the order should be reconsidered in view of the growing insurgency and kidnappings in the country.
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Islamisation: Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode attacks ex-Governor Lamido over statement on ex-President Obasanjo’s comment

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has knocked a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for criticising former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his belief that Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram are out to ‘Fulanise’ West Africa and Islamise Africa, respectively.
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BMO strikes Governor Ortom for declaiming former aide Gana

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described comments by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on his former aide, Terwase Akwaza alias Gana, as hypocritical.

Nasarawa government to partner Benue, Plateau to tackle farmer-herdsmen clashes

Nasarawa State Governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has stated that his administration will partner Benue and Plateau States to end the persistent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the two states.

Group: Governors must back OPC to check South-West herdsmen’s excesses

The leader of the New Era group of the Oodua People’s Congress, Rasak Arogundade, has said the group cannot stop the activities of killer herdsmen and kidnappers among them in the South-West without the backing of the governors and leaders in the region.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country is no longer as a result of lack of education or employment and now as a result of West African Fulanisation and African islamisation agenda.

ASUU: Lecturers may go on strike, if government fails to address insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on Inspector General of Police and Osun state Police Commissioner to address the rising incident of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.
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Herdsmen’s presence unsettles Abia community

The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women into palpable fear.
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Amazon adopts multi-pronged approach to meet growing delivery demand

The presence of herdsmen in Ohuru Isi-Miri community in the Aba North Local Government Area of Abia has put farmers in the community, especially women on edge.
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Ekiti suspends anti-grazing agency coordinator over alleged offensive comments about Fulani herdsmen

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Monday approved the indefinite suspension of the state Coordinator of Anti-Grazing Agency, Sola Durodola, over alleged comments about Fulani herdsmen.

Violence: Calm gradually returning to Taraba communities

Calm is gradually returning to Rafin kada and Kente in Wukari local government area of Taraba where about 14 persons were killed following attacks by suspected Tiv militia.

Report: Only 10 Nigerian states economically viable, 17 insolvent

The Economic Confidential has released the Annual States Viability Index (ASVI) which shows that seventeen (17) States are insolvent as their Internally Generated Revenues (IGR) in 2018 were far below 10% of their receipts from the Federation Account Allocations (FAA) in the same year.
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Insecurity: Ekiti set to begin registration of herdsmen

The Ekiti State Government has said it is now ready to conduct the registration of herdsmen in its territory to ensure the safety of farmers and their produce, as well as other residents.

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Katsina prays against banditry, kidnapping

Residents of Katsina state on Sunday thronged the ‘’Hajia Hindatu Abdullah’’, Multi-Purpose Women Center at ‘’Filin Sanji’’ in Katsina to pray against banditry attacks, which had threatened lives and properties in the state for quiet sometime now
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Maurizio Sarri set to quit Chelsea for Juventus

It is claimed by local pundit Tancredi Palmeri that the Italian tactician will leave Stamford Bridge after the Europa League final against Arsenal on Wednesday.
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Biodun Ogunyemi: Hold academics, not ASUU responsible for any electoral irregularities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has absolved itself from any electoral irregularities associated with academics involved in elections in Nigeria.
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Niger FA chief vows to improve youths football

Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been re-elected as the Chairman of Niger State FA.
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WHO: 24 million Nigerians at risk of mental disorder

The World Health Organisation yesterday warned that over 24 million Nigerians may suffer from various mental illnesses, a situation worsened by the dismal number of health institutions and professionals.