FULANISATION: YORUBA AND OHANEZE YOUTHS GIVE FG 12 CONDITIONS

Politics Nigeria has been furnished with a Joint Statement from the Yoruba Youth Council and the Ohanaeze Youth Council, announcing their rejection of an alleged ‘Fulanization Agenda’. The Statement issued on Sunday was signed by the President,  Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, Aremo Oladotun Hassan and Okechukwu Isiguzoro, President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide. “We are deeply concerned with grave hearts of regrets as critical stakeholders being the largest umbrella body of youths in the Southwest and Southeast Geo-Political Zones of Nigeria and In Diaspora, coupled with our unending disappointments…

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BANDITS AND HERDSMEN ATTACKS ARE REHEARSALS FOR BIGGER ATTACKS-EX-VC, ADEBOOYE

Prof. Clement Adebooye, who is the immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Osun State University and Secretary-General, Governing Board of African-German Network of Science, tells FEMI MAKINDE that the present government lacks the political will to tackle insecurity Killer herdsmen are on the rampage in many parts of the country and there is Boko Haram in the North-East while banditry is ravaging the North-West. What do you think are the implications of these crises? Definitely, these problems will lead to food crisis. The attacks on farmers and destruction of their farms as well as attacks…

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THERE’S A BLOODY ISALMISATION PLOT TO CONQUER, ENSLAVE IGBOLAND, GROUP RAISES ALARM

, A pan-Igbo group, the Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), has raised the alarm that there are subterranean plans by some powerful interests to conquer, occupy and enslave the Igbo people in Nigeria. The socio-cultural-political group at an emergency meeting of a “consultative caucus of concerned pan-Igbo” organizations on Friday said it met to deliberate on issues of “grave and urgent importance that threaten the peace, development and security situation in Alaigbo and elsewhere in the Federal Republic of Nigeria”. In a communiqué made available to SaharaReporters, the ADF said: “There…

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E ARE READY FOR MIYETTI ALLAH’S THREAT, OHANEZE DECLARES

President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday vowed not to bow to pressure of threats by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and surrender any portion of Igbo land for cattle breeding. It, however, stated that Ndigbo were “prepared and waiting for them” to execute their threat to forcefully occupy lands belonging to the Igbo. MACBAN’s leader, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, had allegedly threatened to unleash mayhem on the zone following refusal of the governors to accommodate their members by approving…

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OSUN PASTOR RELEASED AFTER PAYING FULANI KIDNAPPERS 650K

Pastor in charge of Christ Gospel Apostolic Church, Oke-Yidi Road, Modakeke, Femi Akinniyi, who was abducted by nine herdsmen four days ago, has been released after payment of N650,000 in Osun State. It was learnt that the police were yet to get a clue to locating the herdsmen and the pastor, when he was released yesterday. Akinniyi was in his Toyota Corolla car, driving in the afternoon, when he was waylaid by fierce-looking gunmen at Wasimi via Gbongan on Ife-Ikire-Ibadan Expressway. The kidnappers shattered the windscreen of Akinniyi’s car with…

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WE ENJOY CORDIAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS- MIYETTI ALLAH

Usman Baba-Ngelzarma, National Secretary Miyetti-Allah The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has a cordial relationship with governments and people of the South East Zone of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States. AIh. Gidado Sidikki, Chairman of the Cattle Breeders in the zone, made the disclosure in Awka on Tuesday while reacting to malicious publication in a Social Media platform entitled, ‘South East Will Boil any Moment from now Because of their Stubbornness.’ Sidikki, in a statement, condemned rumours as published in some sections of…

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SECURITY MEN ARE BACKING HERDSMEN TO RAPE AND KILL IN YORUBALAND- YORUBA ELDERS

Security agents backing Fulani herdsmen to commit crime in South-West —YCE Secretary-General of the Yoruba Council of Elders, Dr Kunle Olajide, tells FEMI MAKINDE that Fulani herdsmen have laid siege to the South-West, where they have continued to destroy peoples’ means of livelihood while security agents fold their hands. The YCE recently raised the alarm that herdsmen have built 1,123 cells inside the thick forests across Yorubaland. Are you saying the Yorubaland is under the siege of herdsmen? Yes, that is what we are saying. There have been kidnap cases…

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HERDSMEN ARE RAPING OUR WOMEN, DESECRATING OUR LAND- GOVERNOR UMAHI

The governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi has accused herdsmen, especially those domicile at Afikpo North, Onicha and Izzi local government Areas of the state of assaulting and harassing women sexually. Umahi made this known while addressing stakeholders of the state during a peace talk between herders and famers, at the Akanu-Ibiam International Conference Centre, Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State. He lamented that the herders were defiling the land of Ebonyi by allegedly forcing the women into sex. “There is a problem at Igboagu in Izzi LGA and Isu…

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FULANISATION: OBASANJO IS RIGHT, SAYS OYEGUN

 John Owen Nwachukwu  The immediate past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was the kind of leader Nigeria needs. According to Oyegun, Obasanjo words are “infinitely weighty and cannot be ignored.” Oyegun told New Telegraph that Obasanjo’s comment on “Islamisation and Fulanisation” might have been dramatised. DAILY POST reported that while delivering a lecture on May 18 in Delta state, Obasanjo had said the Boko Haram crisis had become an agenda for “West African Fulanization, African Islamisation.” For…

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HERDSMEN INVASION: TENSION ANGER AS SOUTHWEST PREPARE FOR CONFRONTATION

•Insecurity assuming a dangerous direction—Monarchs •The task before govs By Dayo Johnson & Dapo Akinrefon Reports across the South-West states have shown that the insecurity level occasioned by the activities of herdsmen has reached a threatening point. herdsmen killings Apapa traffic situation multi-faceted – Sanwo-Olu(Opens in a new browser tab) The situation is now being likened to an existential threat by most stakeholders in the region. Villages are being attacked at will by herdsmen without response from security agencies. No one is safe as the herdsmen, not only murder people…

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