EVERY STATE IN NIGERIA SHOULD GIVE FULANI LAND TO SETTLE- MIYETTI ALLAH BOSS, BADEJO

Abdullahi Badejo, the national president of the Miyetti Allah group, has urged every state in Nigeria to offer space for Ruga and allow herdsmen to settle in. In an interview with The Sun, Badejo said the fulani ethnic group is the largest in the country and deserves to be allowed into any state. He said: “They are so many that three states cannot accommodate them. Let every governor; both in the north and the south carve out an area for the Fulani in their respective states. Ooni of Ife reacts…

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KILLINGS: ANAMBRA BEGINS REGISTRATION OF HERDSMEN

The Anambra State Government says it has commenced the registration of Fulani herdsmen in the state. The chairman of Anambra State Cattle Menace Control Committee, Igwe Peter Eze-Amama, a traditional ruler, who disclosed this to newsmen in Awka, the Anambra State capital, said the registration point was at Amansea in Awka North council area. The monarch said the aim of the registration exercise was to check Fulani herdsmen and farmers’ conflict in the state. He added, “The enumeration will assist the cattle menace control committee to fish out the bad…

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ENUGU INAUGURATES AGRO-RANGERS SQUAD TO COMBAT FARMER- HERDERS CONFLICT, SEE PICS

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for “his kind disposition and sincere commitment towards security issues in the state”. Speaking during the inauguration of the Special Squad known as Agro Rangers, which was initiated by the Corps’ Commandant General, CG Abdulahi Gana Muhammadu, for tackling issues between herders and farmers, the Enugu State Commandant, Everestus Obiyo, stated that Gov. Ugwuanyi’s support and encouragement made the occasion possible. Commandant Obiyo added that “the Agro Rangers Squad was part of Civil Defence…

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MAN CRIES OUT AS COWS DESTROY HIS CAR IN ABUJA, SEE PICS, VIDEO

Here is a video footage showing the moment a cow ran into a man’s car and got his car damaged. The Nigerian man cries out bitterly as cows spoiled his side mirror in Abuja. According to him he was driving and the cows ran into his car and that he nearly got into an accident. But fortunately his side mirror was destroyed by the cow. https://www.instagram.com/p/B11NlHBje8u/?igshid=1td328kc6ugu2 Source: https://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/08/nigerian-man-cries-out-bitterly-as-cows.html?m=1

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SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS BAN HERDSMEN WITH AK47, CUTLASSES FROM THE REGION

•Approve joint air operation to rid forests of bandits •Deny involvement in Python Dance •Why we shut down Enugu Airport, by Minister Christopher Isiguzo and Gideon Arinze in Enugu Worried by worsening insecurity in their domain, governors of the South-east yesterday held an expanded closed-door meeting with security chiefs and leaders of thought in Enugu to discuss the response to the security situation. They reaffirmed their resolve to ban the movement of herdsmen bearing rifles and cutlasses and their cattle across the five states in the region. The governors also…

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CATHOLIC BISHOP CRIES OUT OVER HERDSMEN ATTACK ON CHURCH FARMS

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has advised the Abia government to take urgent steps to address the huge infrastructure deficit in the state, especially Aba, the commercial hub of the state. Ugorji made the call in his sermon on Sunday during a special thanksgiving mass to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the creation of the state at Mater Dei Cathedral, Umuahia. He said that the state of infrastructure in Aba was deplorable and begging for immediate government’s attention to avert its total collapse.…

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FULANI HERDSMEN ABDUCT COUPLE, LEAVE THEIR KIDS IN THE CAR IN ENUGU, SEE PICS

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have reportedly abducted a couple in Enugu. The incident allegedly happened on Friday August 23 at Nsude near 9th mile in Udi Local Government Area of the state. The assailants reportedly left only the couple’s children in the car. https://all-gists.blogspot.com/2019/08/herdsmen-allegedly-kidnap-couple-at-9th-mile-enugu-leave-their-children-in-the-car.html,

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HERDSMEN KILL PREGNANT WOMAN IN ENUGU, CUT OPEN HER STOMACH

Barely three weeks after a Catholic priest of Enugu Diocese, Reverend Fr. Paul Offu was killed by herdsmen along Ihe-Agbude road in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, a pregnant woman has also been killed by suspected herdsmen in Nchatancha Nike in Enugu East Council Area of the State. The woman, whose name was not yet known as of the time of filing this report was said to have been slain while returning from the farm and her stomach opened to remove her baby. Meanwhile, the state police command…

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MIYETTI ALLAH SAYS POLICE SHOULD ARREST HERDSMEN GRAZING AROUND ONDO AIRPORT

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Ondo State, yesterday, directed the Ondo Police Command to arrest and prosecute any of its members found grazing around the Airport in Akure, Ondo State. Vanguard gathered that the management of the airport had lodged complaints severally to the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, and the Ondo State government through the Ministry of Environment on the activities of the herdsmen. Severally, the straying of cows on the tarmac had prevented the landing of aircraft, thereby, endangering the lives of…

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FULANI HERDSMEN INVADE OYO COMMUNITY MACHETE 7 FARMERS, DESTROY CROPS, TRADITIONAL RULER CRIES OUT, SEE PICS

The Baale of Araro in Ido Local Government Area of Oyo state, Chief Mustapha Ibrahim, on Monday narrated how seven farmers were allegedly macheted by some people suspected to be herdsmen after invading and destroying farmlands worth several thousands of naira at the weekend. DAILY POST gathered that the village, Araro, a border town between Oyo and Ogun states close to Government Reservation Area, is about 20 kilometre away from the city of Ibadan, with the inhabitants mainly farmers. Ibrahim while narrating the ordeal of the inhabitants of the village,…

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