35 killed in herdsmen-farmers clashes 1
Metro

35 killed in herdsmen-farmers clashes

Thirty-five people have been killed in fighting between semi-nomadic herders and farmers in southeastern Chad in recent days, according to a senior official. The deaths occurred in Salamat province where farmers were attacked when they encountered a roadblock, provincial secretary-general Mara Maad told AFP news agency on Wednesday. The farmer blamed local cattle herders and

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Suspected herdsmen kill two, burn Amotekun vehicle in Ondo 2
Metro

Suspected herdsmen kill two, burn Amotekun vehicle in Ondo

Two persons have reportedly been killed while an operational vehicle and motorcycles belonging to the Ondo State Security Network Agency known as the Amotekun Corps, were set ablaze by suspected herdsmen. The unknown persons allegedly attacked the Sanusi Village in Owo local government area of Ondo State on Thursday. According to the state Public Relations

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Herdsmen: Fani-Kayode blasts Unongo for advising Buhari to deploy soldiers to S’West 4
South West Today

Herdsmen: Fani-Kayode blasts Unongo for advising Buhari to deploy soldiers to S’West

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted elder statesman, Paul Unongo for advising President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy soldiers to the South-West zone to “protect Northerners”. Fani-Kayode in a Twitter thread on Sunday described Unongo’s advice as “reckless, irresponsible and dangerous”. Unongo, who is the Convener of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), made the

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IPOB not responsible for burning herdsmen houses in South-East – Umahi 6
South East

IPOB not responsible for burning herdsmen houses in South-East – Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday said videos making the round on social media purporting that members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) were responsible for burning of houses belonging to herdsmen were not the handiwork of the separatist movement. According to Umahi, communities, rather IPOB were responsible for the acts.

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Abia govt accuses herders of kidnappings, frowns at destruction of cows 7
South East

Abia govt accuses herders of kidnappings, frowns at destruction of cows

The Abia State Government has accused herders of being responsible for the various kidnapping activities in the state. The Commissioner for Information in the state, John Kalu, said this in a statement made available to journalists on Monday. He said that the Abia State Government condemned “without reservations, the activities of criminal herdsmen suspected to

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Ogun govt denies Sunday Igboho as he arrives the State for his campaign against herdsmen 8
South West Today

Ogun govt denies Sunday Igboho as he arrives the State for his campaign against herdsmen

A grassroots politician in Oyo State, Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, on Monday, stormed Ogun State in continuation of his efforts to send packing the Fulani herdsmen from the South-West. Igboho arrived in Abeokuta, the state capital, alongside his supporters on Monday afternoon and immediately proceeded to Yewa in Ogun West Senatorial district to launch

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Nnamdi Kanu calls Aisha Yesufu a ‘talkative’ over Eastern Security Network, herdsmen fiasco in Abia 9
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Nnamdi Kanu calls Aisha Yesufu a ‘talkative’ over Eastern Security Network, herdsmen fiasco in Abia

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has fired back at the co-convener of the #BringBackOurGirls movement, Aisha Yesufu, after she condemned the Eastern Security Network (ESN) for chasing out herdsmen from Isiukwuato local government area of Abia State on Saturday. Kanu had posted on his Facebook page a video

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Herdsmen's registration starts as NGF, Miyetti Allah supports Akeredolu’s decision 10
South West Today

Herdsmen’s registration starts as NGF, Miyetti Allah supports Akeredolu’s decision

The Ondo State Government led by Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday said it had started registering herdsmen in the state with the aim of ejecting unregistered herders from the state’s forest reserves. The Special Adviser to state Governor on Security, Alhaji Jimoh Dojumo, disclosed this in an interview with one of our correspondents in Akure

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Just in: No more night grazing, underaged grazing in South-West — MACBAN 11
South West Today

Just in: No more night grazing, underaged grazing in South-West — MACBAN

The National President of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Alhaji Muhammadu Kiruwa has directed Fulani Herders across the Southwest to put an end to both night and underaged grazing with immediate effect. Kiruwa also warned herders to desist from taking their cows to people’s farms for grazing, adding that the frequents farmers/herders

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Only registered persons would be allowed to use our forest reserves - Akeredolu insists 14
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Only registered persons would be allowed to use our forest reserves – Akeredolu insists

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state On Wednesday insisted that nobody would be allowed to operate in the state’s forest reserves without approval. Commissioner for Agriculture, Gboyega Adefarati, who disclosed this in a statement on behalf of the governor, said the activities of the farmers were regulated to reduce criminality. He revealed that over 50,000

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Herdsmen quit notice: Presidency reaction a brazen display of emotional attachment – Ondo govt reacts 15
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Herdsmen quit notice: Presidency reaction a brazen display of emotional attachment – Ondo govt reacts

The Ondo State government on Tuesday described the statement credited to the presidency on the directive given herdsmen to vacate the state’s forest reserves as a brazen display of emotional attachment. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, had in a statement titled: “In tackling crime, Ondo State Government

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