Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist organisation, Akintoye tells UN

CHAIRMAN  of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS, Professor Banji Akintoye, yesterday, urged the United Nations to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organization.  He also vowed to organise a one million-man freedom march at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States of America, for 11 days, saying the protest is meant to expose the alleged genocide being perpetrated by murderous herdsmen … Continue reading Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist organisation, Akintoye tells UN

Farm estates: Buhari using veiled strategy to acquire lands for herdsmen, says Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has blasted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for the latter’s plan to establish farm estates, also known as Integrated Farm Estates, in 108 senatorial districts of the country. The group reacted to the directive to the National Agricultural Land Development Authority by the President to set up integrated farm estates in all 108 senatorial districts nationwide. In a … Continue reading Farm estates: Buhari using veiled strategy to acquire lands for herdsmen, says Afenifere

Edo community protests herdsmen activities

The people of Ogbonna Community in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State protested on Monday the wanton destructions of their farm crops by Fulani herdsmen. The protesters, who brandished placards with such captions as “Fulani herdsmen stay away from our farms”, “Our dialogue with herdsmen proves abortive”, “We have no farms to run to”, “Fulani herdsmen, where are Ogbonna community cassava, yams, maize, … Continue reading Edo community protests herdsmen activities

Mother, her four children, three others killed by armed herdsmen in Benue

No fewer than eight persons including a woman and her four children were Tuesday night reportedly killed by suspected armed herdsmen who invaded Yelewata, a border community between Benue and Nasarawa states in Guma Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state. Vanguard gathered from a source in the area who spoke on condition of anonymity that the armed men who stormed the community at about … Continue reading Mother, her four children, three others killed by armed herdsmen in Benue

Ondo Amotekun arrests underage herders, 49 cows

Men of the Ondo State Security Network codenamed Amotekun Corps have arrested two underage herders and 49 cows. Father of the underage herders, Ibrahim Musa, 52, was also arrested. They were arrested for flouting the state government’s directive banning use of underage herders and harassing a septuagenarian in Kajola area of Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state. The teenagers were said to have … Continue reading Ondo Amotekun arrests underage herders, 49 cows

We never ceded any land to Fulani herders, Anambra traditional ruler says

The traditional ruler of Atani community, Ogbaru Local Government Area, Anambra State, Igwe Augustine Ngoddy, has said its traditional stool never sold or ceded any land to Fulani herders or invited the Nigerian Navy to arrest any of the youths from the community. Igwe Ngoddy who spoke through the Palace Secretary, Austin Ezeolisa, on the heels of a recent threat issued to some monarchs in … Continue reading We never ceded any land to Fulani herders, Anambra traditional ruler says

Herdsman arrested with an AK-47 rifle in Ogun

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested a herdsman in possession of an AK-47 rifle. The suspect identified as “Mohammed” was arrested on August 10 in Iwoye Ketu in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area, according to police spokesperson Abimbola Oyeyemi. Oyeyemi explained that Mohammed’s arrest followed information received by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Imeko Divisional Headquarters that two young herdsmen suspected to be … Continue reading Herdsman arrested with an AK-47 rifle in Ogun

Herdsmen attack: IPOB deploys ESN to Enugu

Angered by the recent barbaric killings of indigenes of Ehamufu and Ogbuji in Isi Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State by suspected herdsmen on Sunday, the People of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has deployed its security wing, Eastern Security Network (ESN) to avert the incidents. Media and Publicity Secretary of the group Emma Powerful in a statement on Thursday disclosed that gallant … Continue reading Herdsmen attack: IPOB deploys ESN to Enugu

Armed herdsmen invade Enugu community, kill 8, destroy farmlands

…Pregnant woman killed, fetus removed Suspected armed herdsmen invaded the Mgbuji community in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State, and killed eight people, injured and kidnapped many people, and also destroyed farmlands. There are rising fears in the community that causalities may rise in the coming days due to the level of injuries sustained by some of the villagers who were caught in … Continue reading Armed herdsmen invade Enugu community, kill 8, destroy farmlands

Armed herdsmen resurface in Delta, sack agrarian community

There is tension in Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local Government Area of Delta State as armed herdsmen sacked farmers from farmlands which they have forcefully converted to grazing fields. Besides sacking farmers from farms, about eleven persons have allegedly be taken hostage within the last one week when the menace of herdsmen resurfaced in the agrarian community. Community sources said the nefarious activities of the herdsmen started … Continue reading Armed herdsmen resurface in Delta, sack agrarian community