Tag: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association

Southern Governors who banned open grazing are ‘jokers’ – Miyetti Allah

Fulani organisation Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has distanced itself and its members from attacks on Sunday alleged to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen at Igangan, in Ibarapa North local, Oyo, that led to several deaths and destruction of property worth millions. Miyetti Allah National President Alhaji Bello Bodejo,[Read More…]

‘Governor Ortom’s attackers are around him’ says Miyetti Allah

The National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Alhassan Saleh, has dismissed assassination claim by the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, saying the killers are within the Governor’s party. Governor Ortom escaped assassination attempt on Saturday along Makurdi-Gboko road. The Governor said he was returning from his farm when assailants[Read More…]

If you kill an herder, we will revisit you – Miyetti Allah vows to avenge all attack on herders

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has promised to avenge all deaths of herders and resist eviction in the south-west citing their ability to withstand any oppression. The National Secretary of the association Mr Alhassan Saleh, stated these in an interview with Sunday PUNCH. Increased kidnappings and insurgency in the south-west[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah begs Federal Government for palliatives

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to give palliatives to herdsmen across the country. MACBAN said in a statement on Tuesday that the herders need a social support programme to support for the huge losses they have suffered to cattle rustling, banditry, kidnappings[Read More…]

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…]

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…]

Where will herdsmen graze if they leave the forest reserves? – Miiyetti Allah queries Akeredolu’s vacation order

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, MACBAN of Nigeria has asked Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu to provide an alternative for the herdsmen he gave a seven-day ultimatum to vacate the forest reserves. The governor had on Monday said the vacation order was owing to the kidnappings and rising insurgency[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah asks Seyi Makinde to release arrested armed herdsmen

The Leader of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Oyo State, Ibrahim Jiji has asked Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde to release the 47 armed herdsmen arrested in the state. The Police in Oyo had on Monday disclosed that a Joint Security Task Force in the State, ‘Operation Burst’ arrested[Read More…]

Southern Kaduna: Miyetti Allah says it has made peace with neighbours

The Kaduna State Chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has resolved to bury its differences with other tribes and work towards return of peace in Southern part of the state. MACBAN said this in a communique at the end of a peace summit in[Read More…]

Benue Must Modify Grazing Law For Peace To Reign –Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association

The umbrella body of cattle breeders in the country, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, has said the anti-open grazing law in Benue State Government, aimed at regulating cow grazing in the state, must be modified for peace to reign in the state. The Secretary-General of the association, Usman Ngelzerma,[Read More…]