Tag Archives: Fulani

Kogi Farmers Lament Attacks By Suspected Fulani Herders

  Dayo Emmanuel Farmers in Egbe, Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State under the aegis of Egbe Farmers Association have called on Nigerian authorities to rescue them from suspected Fulani herders ravaging their farmlands, killing and kidnapping their members. The farmers recently staged a peaceful demonstration at the palace of the traditional ruler, the Elegbe of Egbe, His …

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Reaction As North Enforces Food Blockade To Southern Nigeria

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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 aggression saying it is a …

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Fulani In Benin Republic Get Mission School

Doyin Opebi A missionary outfit operating in Benin Republic, Jesus Missionary Commission, has established a bilingual school in Goure, northern part of the country. Pastor Olusina Sadiku, after the foundation laying of the school, told newsmen that the school was long overdue and the people are fortunate to have missionaries operating in the area. “The name of the school is …

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BUHARI ORDERS STRONG ACTIONS TO DEAL WITH VIOLENCE IN SOUTHERN KADUNA

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President Muhammadu Buhari has, over the past week, given instructions for decisive measures aimed at bringing an end to the recurring acts of violence and destruction in the Southern part of Kaduna State. On the directive of President Buhari, the Inspector-General of Police was in the region on Saturday and Sunday to assess the situation at first hand. In addition …

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Some churches receive illegal proceeds from members – NADECO chieftain, Opadokun

A NADECO chieftain and rights activist, Mr. Ayo Opadokun has lamented that the Nigerian Church has ceased to be a change agent. Opadokun, a lawyer and chieftain of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere made the statement after the dedication of the New First Baptist Church, Offa, Kwara State where he was a guest recently. According to him, some churches receive …

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Again, Fulani herdsmen attack Falae’s farm, kill guard

Few months after the former Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF), Chief Oluyemisi Falae, was abducted and later released by Fulani herdsmen in his Ondo State farm, no fewer than 10 Fulani herdsmen have again invaded his Ilado farm, near Akure, the Info State capital. This time, the invaders killed one of the men of the  Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), …

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President Buhari promised change, not magic-Adesina

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, was guest on Radio Continental programme Friday last week (March 4,2016). Here are excerpts from the interview: Q: Fulani herdsmen have on several occasions been accused of ransacking places they pass through while they are herding their cattle. Nigerians are wondering and asking why there seems to …

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Nigeria and problems ahead?

I used to think our founding fathers; the great Awo and Zik of Africa were the architects of the problem we are still trying to solve. (I may not be totally correct.) *Awolowo The colonialists didn’t want to give independence until all the three units agreed. The north was not ready but these men persuaded them and as stupid as …

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