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

Insecurity: Why Nigerians should bear arms – Ortom

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom has on Friday reiterated his call on the Federal government to grant licences to responsible citizens to bear sophisticated weapons such as AK 47 to defend themselves against attacks by criminals and bandits. The governor further re-emphasized the need for the Federal Government to enact a law that will put an end to open grazing that has always lead to … Continue reading Insecurity: Why Nigerians should bear arms – Ortom

Southern Kaduna: I’m not afraid of death, Zamani Lekwot replies Sharia body

A former military governor of Rivers State, Major General Zamani Lekwot (retd), on Sunday reacted to the call for his execution by the Supreme Council of Shariah in Nigeria. The Shariah council on Thursday called for the execution of Lekwot and other Southern Kaduna leaders sentenced to death over the Zango-Kataf riot of 1992. But the retired major general, in an interview with journalists in … Continue reading Southern Kaduna: I’m not afraid of death, Zamani Lekwot replies Sharia body

Any Miyetti Allah vigilante in Igbo land ‘ll be dismantled -MASSOB

Leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) Uchenna Madu has countered the utterance made by the leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) Abdullahi Bodejo that their vigilante outfit is already existing in the 36 States of the federation. Madu while responding to the claim by Miyetti Allah in a press statement he made … Continue reading Any Miyetti Allah vigilante in Igbo land ‘ll be dismantled -MASSOB

Suspected herdsmen kidnap 2 in Enugu

Two men have been abducted by gunmen believed to be herders in Enugu. It was gathered that the victims, a lawyer simply identified as Mr John, and his businessman friend, were on Friday evening abducted along Ugwogo-Isi-Uzo road and taken to an unknown destination. The duo hail from Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu State. Information we gathered indicated the two abducted men had travelled … Continue reading Suspected herdsmen kidnap 2 in Enugu

If the military will not clear Baga, we will mobilise our hunters, CJTF, to recapture Baga – Zulum

Borno Governor Babagana Zulum has attributed Wednesday’s attack on his convoy between Monguno and Baga town to military sabotage. The Governor’s convoy was attacked by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists during a tour of displaced communities along Monguno and Baga axis in the Lake Chad region. Zulum, in a viral video with the Commander in the area, pointed accusing finger at the Army, … Continue reading If the military will not clear Baga, we will mobilise our hunters, CJTF, to recapture Baga – Zulum