Home Topics Herdsmen
Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has warned that many of those seeking power at this year’s general elections had failed Nigeria in their respective capacity.
The presidency yesterday in Abuja warned Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, to desist from what it described as his “nonsense” and “dubious” attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and focus on the state’s challenges.
Ahead of the February presidential election, Fulani communities in Taraba Central senatorial zone have promised to deliver over 600,000 votes to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday declared that the decision of his group to boycott the 2019 elections will have Abia and Ebonyi states’ governorship elections as exceptions.
Residents of Pakudi village, near Obada-Oko in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, have fled their homes over fear of reprisal attacks by Fulani herdsmen following the alleged killing of a Fulani man by a villager.
The Federal Government has earmarked over N2,264,014,113,091 for debt service in the 2019 budget, while about N1,378,788,677,233 was allocated for capital development fund.
Herdsmen have accused Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to destabilise Nigeria using the latest Amnesty International (AI)’s report on the farmer/herders’ conflicts.
Benue State government has expressed worry over the rate of infringement by herdsmen on the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017 currently in force in the state.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has lost his rice farm located in Gbajimba in the Guma Local Government Area of the state to fire as suspected armed Fulani herdsmen, on New Year’s eve, stormed the rice farm and set it ablaze.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that he can never because of selfish political reason, abandon his people and allow them to be killed mercilessly by the herdsmen.
Over 20,000 hectares of rice farm belonging to Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom have been set ablaze by suspected herdsmen in Tse-Adorogo, Mbabeagh, Nzorov, Guma Local Government Area.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has called on the appropriate authorities to urgently institute a probe to unravel those he said may be hidden faces behind the new ownership structure of multi billion naira telecoms giant, Etisalat (now 9mobile) Nigeria as well as Keystone Bank.
“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.
He said the president’s overall performance was shameful and a confirmation of what his wife stated that having lost control, a cabal had taken charge.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.
Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment for ad-hoc positions ahead of the general elections.
With the lack of form and inactivity of Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr is combing Europe for a quality goalkeeper who can provide healthy competition to current number one, Francis Uzoho.
Protesters barricaded roads and burned tires in a suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare on Monday, two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis.
Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the alleged N3.9 billion fraud case involving a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh to February 26, 2019, to enable parties know how to proceed with regards to the defence of Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, a company with whom he was standing trial.
The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has asked the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit to freeze the bank accounts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.