81 herdsmen convicted and 3,000 cows have been arrested under Benue State’s grazing law – Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday, August 3rd in New York revealed that no fewer than 81 herdsmen had been convicted and 3,000 cows arrested under the state’s anti-open grazing law. Ortom, who gave the update in a keynote address at the 2019 annual convention of the Idoma Association USA, said implementation of the law […]

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We should stop blame game on banditry – Obasanjo speaks after meeting Fulani groups

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday August 3, called on Nigerians to stop the blame game on banditry after meeting with Fulani leaders in the Southwest region including Kogi and Kwara States in Ogun State’s capital Abeokuta.  The former Nigerian President invited the Fulani leaders for a conversation on the challenges facing the nation. It was agreed […]

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Defend yourselves against ethnic militia groups in a manner that nobody would try such again – Miyetti Allah to herdsmen

p Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, the body uniting Fulani herdsmen in the country has told its members to defend itself against ethnic militia groups in a manner that nobody would try such again, following warnings that came after recent killings witnessed in various parts of the country.  Speaking to Punch just few days after President Muhammadu Buhari asked […]

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Graphic: Father, 7-year-old son beheaded, pregnant woman slaughtered by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Plateau state

46-year-old Thomas Wollo was killed and beheaded together with his 7-year-old son Nggwe Thomas on Sunday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Tafigana village of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The killing of Wollo and his son close to their home in Tafigana village, Bassa LGA, while they were returning from a choir […]

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