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The Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC) has described as worrisome the declaration of the Miyetti Allah that the South West might lose the 2023 presidency if they go ahead with the security outfit codenamed Operation ‘Amotekun’.
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has in a live broadcast on the 15th of January 2020, backed the South West security outfit called Operation Amotekun, saying that his group would do anything to ensure that Amotekun stays in Yoruba land.
Uproar yesterday greeted the declaration by the Federal Government that the security outfit launched barely a few days ago by governors of the South-West states, known as Operation Amotekun is illegal.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, have appealed to the Federal Government to the sustain the military operation code named: ‘Operation Whirl Stroke’ to guarantee full restoration of peace in the region.
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.
Outspoken southern socio-cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo, have responded to the boastful claims by Miyetti Allah that herdsmen all over Africa will not require visa before entering Nigeria, warning that such grandstanding in the face of the proposed visa on arrival policy of the federal government can only worsen the security challenges currently faced by the country.
The National Chairman, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani Socio-Cultural Association, Alhaji Abdullahi Bello Badejo, has declared that the association will not allow unpatriotic Fulani to use the Association to cause disunity and mutual understanding among Fulani community in Nigeria all in the name of politics.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Tuesday said South-West governors are reluctant about tackling insecurity challenges in the region because of party allegiance and fear of offending leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
The National Committee of Yoruba Youth, NCYY, and the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-cultural Association groups, yesterday said it is disturbed by the allegations coming out of the United States regarding the purported indictment of Barrister Allen Onyeama, Air Peace airline chairman.
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.
Herdsmen killings: We’ll continue to prosecute cases against federal government, Miyetti Allah despite apology...
Benue tribal leaders have vowed to continue to prosecute the court cases they instituted against the Federal government and Miyetti Allah over the 2018 killings in the state despite the apology by the Secretary-General of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, MAKH, Alhaji Alhassan Sale to Governor Samuel Ortom in Makurdi recently.
The three major tribal groups in Benue state have lauded the meeting between Governor Samuel Ortom and the Secretary-General, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhassan Saleh in Makurdi the state capital last weekend.
Fulani socio-cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, on Saturday apologised to Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, over the attacks and killings of people of the state by herdsmen.
There would be no compensation for owners of the 36 dead cows in Ijare town, a stakeholders meeting comprising traditional rulers in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Miyetti Allah and representatives of security operatives has resolved.
The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.
South East farmers under the auspices of Igbo Farmers Progressive Union (IFPU) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association to order, insisting that no group should kill others in the country.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed that his administration is firming up strategies with relevant security agencies to tackle cases of farmer-herder clashes in the state.
The Senator representing Osun West senatorial district, Engineer Adelere Oriolowo, has described the leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former governor of Osun State, Chief Adebisi Akande, as the big tower between the old and the new Nigeria.
Justice Jide Falola of the Osun State High Court in Ikirun on Friday sentenced two men to death by hanging for murder.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra Command, on Friday said no casualty was recorded in the tanker that burnt at Upper Iweka in Onitsha.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Peter Esele, said on Friday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, should take all the blames for the verdict of the Supreme Court on the Imo governorship election.
The former governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new governor of the State.
A new legal attempt was launched on Thursday by British prosecutors to confiscate tens of millions of pounds stolen from Delta State by former governor, James Ibori.
Ideye’s goal in the 4-0 thrashing of Volos NPS in the Greek Super League was adjudged the club’s Goal of The Month for December.
Operatives of the Department of State Services and other critical stakeholders have rescued five aid workers from the captivity of notorious terrorists in North Eastern Nigeria on Wednesday evening.
The Coalition for Good Governance and Economic Justice in Africa has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Commission (ICPC) to immediately commence a comprehensive probe the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo over allegations of money laundering.