Fulani herdsmen join Oyo Amotekun

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), has said that there were no clashes between his men and Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa land and Oke Ogun. The Commandant, who addressed newsmen in Ibadan, said that his men launched six operations in four local government areas, but that the team in Aiyete was attacked inside the forest by suspected … Continue reading Fulani herdsmen join Oyo Amotekun

Kaduna Community Stands Up To Bandits, Forges Its Own Peace

…‘We reasoned that all this running and suffering is not going to end; the best thing is we should look for peace’ Solomon Magaji can still see what’s left of his home from the opposite bank of the Kaduna River, but he can also see the men who torched it grazing their cattle untroubled on the abandoned fields around his village in northwestern Nigeria. Magaji, … Continue reading Kaduna Community Stands Up To Bandits, Forges Its Own Peace

Amotekun Rescues One As Gunmen Abduct Travelers On Christmas Day In Ekiti

Unknown gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Christmas day abducted two persons along Isan- Iludun-Ekiti road in Oye local government area of Ekiti State. It was gathered that the victims identified as Happiness and Oluwaseun were traveling from Ado-Ekiti, the state capital before they were seized around 6pm at a bad spot after the after the gunmen opened fire on their Lexus Sports Utility Vehicle. … Continue reading Amotekun Rescues One As Gunmen Abduct Travelers On Christmas Day In Ekiti

Masari lied, we’ve no contact with schoolboys’ adductors – Miyetti Allah

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has denied entering into discussion with anybody over the abduction of students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State. Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari had last Wednesday, said that the state government had contacted Miyetti Allah to enter into discussion with bandits on how to free the over 330 students they abducted from the school. The National Secretary … Continue reading Masari lied, we’ve no contact with schoolboys’ adductors – Miyetti Allah

Herdsmen Attack Amotekun In Ondo, Steal Cows, Destroy Farms

The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, on Wednesday said some herdsmen attacked its operatives on a farm at Osi Community, in Akure North Local Government Area of the state, while the operatives were trying to settle a rift between them and the farmers in the community. The operatives of the agency were said to have moved to the community, following a distress call from … Continue reading Herdsmen Attack Amotekun In Ondo, Steal Cows, Destroy Farms

Again, Southern Kaduna boils as gunmen kill 2, burn down several houses

Barely 72 hours after a peace summit recommended immediate ceasefire over killings in Southern Kaduna, suspected Fulani militia attacked a community in Zango Kataf local government area of the region, killing two persons and torched several houses. As part of efforts at restoring peace to Southern Kaduna, the National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) in collaboration with other inter-faith groups and Friends of Southern Kaduna had … Continue reading Again, Southern Kaduna boils as gunmen kill 2, burn down several houses

Miyetti Allah agrees to make peace in Southern Kaduna

The Kaduna State Chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), said it has resolved to bury its differences with other tribes and work towards the return of peace in Southern part of the state. MACBAN said this in a communique at the end of a peace summit in Kafanchan on Sunday. The communique was jointly signed by the State’s Chairman of the … Continue reading Miyetti Allah agrees to make peace in Southern Kaduna

IPOB: Security forces killed 21 of our members in Enugu

… Vows to retaliate in future A statement by IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful vowed that the rampant killing of innocent members of IPOB will be “reciprocated” in due course. IPOB wondered why the Nigerian Government would be killing unarmed Biafra campaigners when notorious Fulani herdsmen, Boko Haram terrorists and other killer groups held parts of the country hostage while the security forces appeared helpless. Part … Continue reading IPOB: Security forces killed 21 of our members in Enugu

Southern Kaduna: Atyap, Fulani, Hausa communities make peace

Following a successful peace and reconciliation summit jointly held in Zangon-Kataf Local Government Area on Saturday by Atyap, Fulani and Hausa communities, peace is said to be gradually returning to the troubled zones in Southern Kaduna. Report of this joint summit for peace came hours after the Kaduna State Government reduced curfew hours in Zangon Kataf and Kauru LGAs, citing serious efforts at rapprochement between … Continue reading Southern Kaduna: Atyap, Fulani, Hausa communities make peace

Nigerians in the UK protest Southern Kaduna killings, to write Parliament, Boris

Some members of the Nigerian diaspora demonstrated Friday outside the Nigerian High Commission in London and will hand in a letter protesting the relentless attacks on communities in southern Kaduna by armed men of Fulani ethnicity. Protestors gathered under the umbrella of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Diaspora (SOKAPDA) and carried banners stating, amongst other things: “Stop the Killings,” “Enough is Enough,” and “Justice for South … Continue reading Nigerians in the UK protest Southern Kaduna killings, to write Parliament, Boris