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March 19, 2018 11:43 AM Police speak on Miyetti Allah leader’s ID card found after bloody clash

The police in Plateau state said on Sunday that they are not in possession of an identity card belonging to a leader of herdsmen in the state. Tyopev Terna, Command spokesperson said Zakariya Idris, a senior member of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) who owns the ID card, was at the Bassa Divisional Headquarters where he reported a case of armed 17

March 18, 2018 11:25 AM I was the best CBN governor – Emir Sanusi

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, has stated that he was the best governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. Speaking in an interview with Financial Times, the monarch said he has earned his stars in every competitive environment. Sanusi, who was appointed CBN governor in June 2009 for a five-year term, said “I spent my life as a successful 16

March 17, 2018 1:02 PM The Hausas And Sabo Market In Ile Ife

From the way the ancient city is called, one could almost get the taste of what living in it would be like. The city sounds sweet in the mouths of the elders and the young ones. It is with a certain, deliberate thoughtfulness that could not be found in the way other cities and towns are pronounced especially with its cultural heritage. Ile Ife is an ancient 23

March 11, 2018 4:49 PM MASSOB kicks against alleged IGP’s plan to disarm vigilance groups

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) under the leadership of Comrade Uchenna Madu said that directive by Inspector General of Police that all the neighborhood watch, vigilante groups and local hunters to surrender their arms was a well organised plan by the Hausa Fulani caliphate to take over the entire southern 21

March 10, 2018 9:28 AM Panic in Otukpo over rumoured herdsmen attack

There was confusion in Otukpo, the headquarters of Idoma community over rumoured attack on the community by suspected herdsmen. Reports had it that heavily armed herdsmen had invaded Eiupi in Otukpo and were allegedly hacking people to death. This development left many people rattled, unsettled, disturbed and stranded as many scampered for safety 27

March 6, 2018 1:48 AM Again, herdsmen kill 5 in Benue

fewer than five persons were allegedly killed by invading herdsmen in Umenger, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday night. Daily Sun gathered from locals, who fled the area, that the affected villagers had gone to check their burnt houses in the village to see how they would be able to repair them and return home following the commencement 24

March 5, 2018 6:32 PM Benue court denies six Fulani herdsmen bail

A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court, on Monday, denied granting bail application to six Fulani herdsmen who were arrested over the New Year attack in Guma and Logo local government areas of Benue State. Recall that the six accused persons, Ibrahim Saleh, Jibrin Adamu, Magaji Yau, Ibrahim Abubakar, Useni Bala, Sabin Yau, who were first arraigned on Friday 32

March 1, 2018 2:15 PM Benue govt. confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community, urges military to chase out herdsmen, cattle

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday. The state government also said that security agencies have been sent to the community to maintain peace. Commissioner for Information in the state, Lawrence Onoja Jr, who disclosed 26

February 28, 2018 11:17 AM Fulani Herdsmen: 20 People Allegedly Killed In Adamawa

At least 20 people have been killed in a fresh attack men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in four communities in Demsa Local Government Area in Adamawa state. According to the locals, the invaders attacked the communities at about 8am and set houses ablaze with property worth millions of naira destroyed. Residents called on the federal government to save them from constant 28

February 27, 2018 2:27 PM Amaechi asks Ndigbo to reject cattle colony, says Nigeria being governed by unknown laws

First Republic minister, Mbazulike Amaechi, stated that governors of the South-East are behaving like Jelly fish and hiding their heads in the sand like ostriches. He said this while calling on the Igbo to reject the call for the setting up of cattle colonies. He also said Nigeria was being ruled by laws unknown to the majority of its citizens. The elder 23