Tag: Fulani Herdsmen

Buhari has done nothing other than make enemies for the herders – Miyetti Allah says in call for restructuring

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has called for the restructuring of the country and letting herdsmen go their way. The National Secretary of the group, Saleh Alhassan said this in an interview with Punch published on Sunday. Alhassan said it is to the advantage of the cattle rearers group[Read More…]

No one has the right to expel any Nigerian from any part of the country – Arewa group dare Ondo Governor

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has warned that no one has the right to expel any Nigerian from any part of the country, adding that the constitution guarantees freedom of movement to all Nigerians within the country’s borders. The ACF, in apparent response to Rotimi Akeredolu’s seven day quit notice[Read More…]

Just In: “We want justice for Seriki Fulani” – Miyetti Allah calls for Sunday Igboho’s arrest

The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir. Oyo state Chairman of Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Ibrahim Jiji, said this while speaking with journalists in Ibadan on Saturday.[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah Cattle breeders association say kidnapping is a National problem

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has said that banditry and kidnapping are national problems, adding that the security agencies must be allowed to deal with them, and not people taking laws into their own hands. The Miyetti Allah National Secretary, Baba Usman, stated this in an interview[Read More…]

Fredrick Nwabufo: Buhari, now is time to speak to the Fulani youths

Leadership must be responsive to diversity. It is the rudimentary ingredient to fostering unity among variegated people. Where leadership becomes insouciant to diversity, every other thing fails. This is where the Buhari administration hit its nadir. The government abused, disregarded and mismanaged the delicate ethnic and religious balance on which[Read More…]

“We need to de-link terrorism and crimes from ethnicity” – Presidency wants Ondo Governor to stop ultimatum given to herdsmen

The Presidency has condemned the seven-day ultimatum given to herdsmen by the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to vacate forest reserves, urging the governor ‘not to act outside the constitution of the country’. Akeredolu had on Monday issued a statement giving herdsmen seven days to vacate all forest reserves due[Read More…]

Former lawmaker, Asake, accuses media of attempting to change narrative around killings in southern Kaduna communities

A former member of the House of Representatives and member of the Middle Belt Forum, Jonathan Asake, on Monday, June 8, 2020, caused a stir on Channels Tv when he accused the media of attempting to change the narrative around the killings in southern Kaduna communities, warning that the attacks[Read More…]

Governor Ganduje of Kano begs FG to stop migration of herdsmen into Northern Nigeria

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to seek the review of the West African Protocols that allowed for free movement to stop herdsmen migration to Northern Nigeria. Ganduje made the appeal on Saturday during the inauguration of 200 Ruga Housing Settlements at Dansoshiya village[Read More…]

Impunity Encouraging Killings In Nigeria Says French Envoy

Outgoing French ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, says he does not believe that foreigners are involved in the killings across the country. The French’s envoy position contradicts that of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had said that the killings are as a result of the influx of mercenaries from the Sahel[Read More…]

Dozens of Women Are Currently Held By Suspected Fulani Herdsmen After A Raid On Gwon

Dozens of women are currently being held by suspected Fulani herdsmen after a raid on Gwon, Bolki and Nzumosu communities in Numan local government area of Adamawa State. Numan communities have been under a total siege by suspected herdsmen since January this year but the repeated attacks that have been dismissed[Read More…]