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Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland
Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend I...

Nigeria: Ohanaeze Youths Vow to Defend Igboland

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, the youth wing of the apex Igbo socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has backed Danjuma’s self-defence call. OYC President, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on Monday in a statement in Enugu, said the Igbo youth organisation had identified self-defence, in the form of armed... read more »

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue
Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis...

Nigeria: Five Die in Fresh Fulani Crisis in Benue

Five people have been killed in fresh attacks by herdsmen in different locations of Benue State. Four persons were reportedly killed by herdsmen at the Guma and Agatu local government areas of the state on Sunday, while one herdsman was reported killed at Lower Benue, a suburb of Makurdi, on... read more »

Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls' Release
Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dap...

Boko Haram: Nigeria to Negotiate for Dapchi Schoolgirls’ Release

The Nigerian government says it will negotiate for the release of 110 abducted schoolgirls rather than use military force. The students were seized last month from their school in the town of Dapchi by the militant group Boko Haram. However, the Nigerian authorities know that sending troops and... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything - Secondus
Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anyt...

Nigeria: Buhari Is Not In Charge of Anything – Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party, the Centre for the Defence of Human Rights and the National Conscience Party have berated Buhari over the IG’s refusal to relocate to Benue State. The National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, said Buhari was not in charge of the All Progressives Congress... read more »

Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari's Order to Stay In benue
Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari’s Or...

Nigeria: IGP Disobeyed Buhari’s Order to Stay In benue

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration on Monday that he was not aware that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ignored his instruction to relocate to Benue State during the crisis in the state, it is clear that the IGP disobeyed a direct order from his commander in... read more »

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Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

Nigeria: Give us justice, else no 2019 campaign, Ortom warns FG

The governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom, has again called on the federal government to act fast in its bid to find lasting solution over herdsmen attack in the country, especially Benue. The... read more »

Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split North – Prof Ango Abdullahi

Nigeria: Southerners are Biased, Plotting to Split North – Prof Ango Abdullahi

…Says cattle rearers are fighting back over injustice …Asks: What makes the kidnapping of Olu Falae so special? …‘Those who live in Lagos don’t know what is happening in Nigeria Professor Ango Abdullahi, a former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, is the spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). Abdullahi, in this... read more »

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herd...

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Vigilante, Release Arrested Herdsmen in Edo

Tragedy struck in Obadolovbiyeyi community in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State when a vigilante, Efe Igbnovia, was shot dead by some... read more »

Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Ins...

Nigeria: No Cattle Colony in Ebonyi, Governor Umahi Insists

David Umahi of Ebonyi State, weekend insisted that no part of the state would be given for establishment of cattle colony. This came as Biafra Independent... read more »

Nigeria: It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha...

It’s Wrong to Call Fulanis Killers — Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha, said, yesterday that it would be wrong for anybody to link the Fulanis to the killings by herdsmen in the country. Okorocha defended... read more »

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Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

Nigeria: Herdsmen Kill Father of Two in Ekiti

There was palpable tension in Ipao-Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Sunday, as suspected herdsmen identified as Bororos allegedly killed a father of two, Olayemi Tunde,... read more »

Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Nigeria: Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Agbekoyas would declare war on herdsmen if… An elderly farmer was on Saturday beheaded by herdsmen in his farm at Iseyin, Oyo State. His son, who was with him in the farm, was also said... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

Nigeria: Herdsmen to Pay for Grazing Reserves, Says Osinbajo

…state, community police will end killings – VP Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday stated that the Federal Government lacked the powers to seize land from states for the... read more »

Nigeria: Herdsmen Enjoying Support of Highly Placed Nigerians - Benue State Govt.

Nigeria: Herdsmen Enjoying Support of Highly Placed Nigerians – Benue State Govt.

Piqued by statements credited to top government functionaries over the Benue killings, the state government has insisted that the rampaging killer herdsmen attacking various communities in... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria: Herdsmen Attack, Sack Gov. Ortom’s Farmhouse

Nigeria: Nigeria: Herdsmen Attack, Sack Gov. Ortom’s Farmhouse

Suspected herdsmen, yesterday, attacked Waku village and a part of Gbajimba town, all in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, killing two persons, and destroying Governor Samuel Ortom’s farm... read more »