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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has disassociated itself from the travail of Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, saying he should be allowed to bear his own cross.
A peace summit organized in Kafanchan to find an end to the conflict in Southern Kaduna, suffered set back as Christian leaders in the area who doubted the genuineness of the occasion, boycotted the summit.
The youth wing of Southern Kaduna People’s Union (SOKAPU) has called on the authorities to secure and rebuild their communities affected by the series of attacks on their people, saying over 700 natives were killed and 100,000 displaced.
Some youths on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of Kaduna State”, a development they described as “very unfortunate” considering the presence of security personnel in the area.
The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday evening confirmed killing of 21 locals in some communities in Atyab Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State despite the curfew imposed on the council.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union has said that contrary to the claim by the police, 33 persons were on Wednesday and Thursday killed by Fulani militia in some villages in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
A former Senator, who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has warned that the killings in the southern part of Kaduna State is a threat to the peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.
Southern Kaduna: We’ve suffered greatest social disruption, economic deprivation, insecurity under Governor El-Rufai
The Southern Kaduna people have expressed concern that since the inception of Mal. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s government in 2015, Adara people and indeed Southern Kaduna communities have suffered the greatest social disruptions, economic deprivations and insecurity.
About 35 people have been reportedly killed and another 58 abducted after suspected bandits invaded 10 communities in Chikun and Birnin Gwari local government areas of Kaduna state.
Convener of Northern Elders’ Forum and former Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof Ango Abdullahi on Sunday commended governors of the Southwest geopolitical zone for establishing the ‘Operation Amotekun’ to tackle insecurity in the region.
Elder statesman, General Zamani Lekwot (retd.), on Thursday said security challenges in Southern Kaduna State was caused by outsiders rather than indigenes of the area.
The hundreds of Southern Kaduna indigenes has stormed Abuja the nation’s capital for the mass protest over the incessant and gruesome killings of their members in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) by persons suspected to be herdsmen.
The people from southern part of Kaduna State under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) have called on the state government to probe the latest killings in the state, and as well release to the corpses of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial.
Gov. Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai of Kaduna State has pledged to support and sustain peace building initiated by different communities across the state.
The leadership of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has blamed the state government for the alleged poor security situation that led to the killing of four people in a recent attack by gunmen on some communities in the area.
A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, quoted the governor as warning those circulating the videos to stop, noting that the videos could trigger another crisis in the state.
The South West Caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the desecration of Oba of Lagos and other traditional rulers’ palaces as well as attacks on critical infrastructure and private investments in Lagos and other locations in the region.
Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has assured residents of the territory that palliatives in various stores across the territory are safe and secure, as security agents have been deployed to man the strategic reserves.
A foremost Igbo socio-cultural group, Association of Southeast Town Union (ASETU), has described the End SARS protests by Nigerian youths and its attendant loss of lives as akin to the 30-month Nigeria/Biafran civil war.
The Benue State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, has refuted claims of being in custody of CACOVID palliatives in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has put all political and electioneering activities on hold as a mark of honour for Nigerian youths allegedly killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as other killings in the course of the EndSARS protests across the country.
Obafemi Martins scored his first goal since March 2018 as Wuhan Zall held Henan Jianye to a 1-1 draw in the Chinese Super League play-offs on Friday.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is set to recall three key players for their Champions League opener against Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday night.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Thursday warned that the command will neutralise any move that will jeopardise security architecture and the maintenance of law and order in Lagos state.
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