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Killers of herdsmen’s cow in Ekiti to spend one year in jail

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said anyone who kills a herder’s cow in the state will spend a year in jail.

Governor Fayose to amend anti-grazing law to protect herdsmen in Ekiti

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that the State‘s Anti-Grazing Law would be amended to protect herdsmen from undue assault from members of the public.

PDP, APC bicker over herdsmen killings in Ekiti

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State have disagreed on the causes of herdsmen attacks and killings in the state.

Ekiti PDP slams APC for supporting killer herdsmen

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has described as sad and strange, the tacit support by the All Progressives Congress in the State for the killings and destruction of farmlands being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen.

Suspected herdsmen kill 32-year-old man in Ekiti

Suspected herdsmen said to be Fulani Bororo have killed a 32-year-old father of two, identified as Tunde Olayemi, in Ipao community in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

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