Reaction As North Enforces Food Blockade To Southern Nigeria

The Directorate of Security Services (DSS) has invited leadership of the Food, Cattle Dealers’ Union over the said blockade of food and cattle coming down south. The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff, Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) recently stopped movement of food to southern Nigeria. Meanwhile, the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has reacted to the […]

Future savers

Tree Planting Helps Human Existence, Saves Animals From Extinction-Olowu

Seyi Olowu is the founder of FUTURESAVERS INITIAIVE, a non-governmental organisation that has a bias for the environment. Olowu, an Indian trained computer scientist is now a farmer and environmental activist who champions the cause of climate change with action. He is passionate about the environment and wishes everyone takes time to learn about the […]

Activist Seeks Justice Over Bloody Easter Across Nigeria 

After what he described as a bloody Easter, a United States-based human rights lawyer, Emmanuel Ogebe, has recounted the bloodbath across Nigeria during the Christian celebrations. According to Ogebe, a fact finding mission across Nigeria has revealed several attacks that led to loss of lives during the holy week and Easter. “After a human rights […]


Police Nabs Mastermind Of Benue Killings

The ringleader behind the killings carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State recently has been arrested by men of the Nigerian police. The arrest was made possible following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police. The […]

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill 20 on the Plateau

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have struck Ancha Village in Miango district of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State leaving blood in their trail. The Friday attack left 20 persons dead while several others were injured. Spokesperson of the Plateau Police Command, ASP Terna Tyopev, confirmed the attack saying “Yes, we are aware of the attack.” […]


  Advertisement Folake Sokoya The Ogun State police command have arrested two Fulani herdsmen for killing another Fulani herdsman in an attempt to steal his cow at Itadodo area of ofada in obafemi owode local government area of the state. The two men, Abdulahi Anaruwa and Mohammed Suleiman met the deceased, Garuba Mohammed while grazing […]

Nigeria’s herdsmen: Climate Refugees, Resilient Migrants or National Security Threats?

Olufolahan Osunmuyiwa As a child brought-up in an ethnically divided nation, every Fulani (fulbe) person was usually described as a Herdsman (pastoralist). My knowledge of the Fulani tribe played along their historical nomadic nature – a socio-cultural group who migrate from one place to another in search of livelihood. Importantly, stories told to children in […]

This Week in Nigeria

This Week in Nigeria TWIN Sunday 27 March – Saturday 2 April 2016 Sunday Nigerian Christians joined their counterparts across the world to mark the Easter Sunday symbolising the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. The Nigerian Army announced the abduction of one of its senior officer, Col. Samaila Inusa, serving at the Nigeria […]

Suspected herdsmen abduct Catholic priest in Enugu

Catholic priest in charge of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ukana, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, Rev. Fr. Aniako Celestine has been abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Saturday evening. The development may have been generating tension in the area as the priest is yet to be released. The priest was said to have been […]