FULANI KIDNAPPERS LAYING SIEGE ON IBADAN SAYS LECTURER WHO IS EX-KIDNAP VICTIM

  Ademola Babalola, Ibadan The recently kidnapped Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, College of Agriculture, Igbo Ora branch, Olujide Opadijo, on Thursday, alleged renewed kidnapping activities in the area and called on the Oyo State Government to come to the aid of the community. Opadijo was kidnapped alongside four other union leaders about three weeks ago while returning from a meeting in Oke Ogun area of the state. He was later set free after allegedly paying N5m ransom to the kidnappers, some of who he identified as…

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MY AK-47, PISTOL IS FOR MY PROTECTION SAYS FULANI MAN ARRESTED FOR GUNRUNNING

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi A Fulani herdsman arrested by police  in  Bauchi State with an AK-47 rifle and a pistol   on Wednesday  said   he was  using   them    to protect himself. Sadiq Mohammed, who spoke to reporters  while being paraded at the Police Headquarters in Bauchi,  said  the guns  were not his. The father of two  said, “I have  had these guns for 11 years. I have  got them since I was in Plateau State. The man who first bought this gun is dead. He was killed, so I took it. “I…

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HERDSMEN ABDUCT 14 PASSENGERS IN OSUN

Some criminals, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have kidnapped about fourteen passengers at Ajeoku junction, along Otan-ile-Okemesi road in Obokun Local Government of Osun State. According to an eyewitness, Chief Saka Adelu, some of the criminals, who pretended as passengers boarded an Abuja-bound bus from Osogbo before striking at the said location around 5pm Sunday evening. He said while 14 of the passengers were taken away, others were left behind who later reported the case at a nearby police station. The police is yet to react to enquiries by newsmen…

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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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