SEE THE OBITUARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF LATE REVEREND FATHER MURDERED BY HERDSMEN IN ENUGU

Reverend Father Paul Offu who was murdered by suspected herdsmen along the Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu on Thursday, August 1st, has been released.He will be buried at the Holy Ghost Cathedral, Ogui in Enugu State on Tuesday, August 20th. Until his death, Father Offu was the parish priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka. Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2019/08/see-burial-post-of-reverend-father-paul.html

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LATE ENUGU REV. FATHER. PAUL OFFU’S BANK ACCOUNT EMPTIED LESS THAN 25MINUTES AFTER HE WAS KILLED

Less than 25 minutes after unknown gun men shot dead the Catholic Priest, Rev Fr. Paul Offu last Thursday, his bank account was emptied by a yet to be identified person who was said to have made frantic and frequent withdrawals until the last money was withdrawn, according to a reliable source working in an old generation bank (name withheld) where the late cleric operated an account. The inside source informed Daily Trust that considering the time of Offu’s murder and when the withdrawal was made, “it makes one to…

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WE’ FIGHT KILLER HERDSMEN WITH CHARMS SAYS YORUBA LEADER

Worried by the invasion of Ijebuland by suspected herdsmen, kidnappers and bandits, an Ifa Priest, Chief Adebola Adetimehin, has threatened that the Ijebus would go spiritual to put an end to insecurity in the area. Adetimehin, who is the Oluwo Ifa of Ijebuland, said he and other traditionalists in Ijebuland would no longer fold their arms, adding that the rising cases of killings and kidnapping have become unbearable in the Ijebu axis of Ogun State. While speaking in an exclusive interview with DAILY POST in Ijebu-Ode, the Oluwo Ifa asked…

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KATSINA NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPER AND CATTLE RUSTLER NABBED

Olaide Oyelude, Katsina The police have arrested one Abdulrazaku Muazu, 30, for allegedly kidnapping a woman and cattle rustling in the Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Muazu, who hails from Dangaru village, was arrested following reports linking him to the crimes. The police said investigation led to the recovery of a locally-made gun from the suspect’s hideout. It was gathered that other members of his gang were still at large. Trouble started when a 60-year-old cattle herder in the Bare-Barin Tambarmi Fulani settlement, Mallam Dikko Musa, reported to…

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HERDSMEN KILLINGS: ACCUSING BUHARI OF LEVITY IS WORSENING THE SITUATION BY PRESIDENCY

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Presidency in a reaction to the allegation by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria that President Muhammadu Buhari was treating the issue of Fulani herdsmen killings of innocent with kid gloves said that the situation at hand demanded collective efforts to find solutions. President Muhammadu Buhari The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said that blame game was not the best way to go. According to him, “Every rational voice is welcome in finding lasting solutions to challenges…

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WHY WE BECAME BANDITS AND KIDNAPPERS – REPENTANT HERDSMEN

NEWS POLITICS METRO PLUS SPORTS BUSINESS ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST EDITORIAL SPECIAL FEATURES ADVERTISE   Some repentant bandits in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Monday, explained why they took up arms against the people of the area. The ex-bandits said at a peace meeting in Tsafe that they were harassed and intimidated by the police and vigilantes, locally known as ”Yan Sakai, into becoming bandits and kidnappers. During the meeting held at the palace of the Emir of Tsafe, Alhaji Muhammadu Bawa, one of the bandits’ commanders, Hassan Dantawaye,…

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HERDSMEN CRISIS: LAGOS, 7 OTHER STATES TO ACQUIRE DRONES

There are strong indications that no fewer than nine states will soon acquire remotely piloted aircraft (drones) and other devices as part of measures to tackle kidnapping and killing in their states. Investigations by The PUNCH on Saturday showed that the states included Ogun, Oyo, Ebonyi, Lagos, Osun, Ondo, Benue and Enugu. Sunday PUNCH had, on July 28, reported that efforts of some state governments to obtain necessary safety and security clearances to acquire drones were failing due to the strict conditions stipulated by the Federal Government’s agencies responsible for…

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HERDSMEN CRISIS: ENUGU TO EMPLOY 1,700 FOREST GUARDS, SEND ANTI-KIDNAPPING BILL TO ASSEMBLY

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday rose from a crucial meeting with Vigilante/Nieghbourhood Watch groups in the 17 local government areas of the state and took decisive decisions towards strengthening the security of the state. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, shortly after the meeting, stated that the state government upon reviewing the security situation in the state, resolved to send an Anti-kidnapping Bill to the state assembly as an Executive Bill, to ensure maximum security. According the statement,…

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FORMER ABIA COMMISSIONER ATTACKED BY FULANI HERDSMEN, SEE PICS

Yesterday, around 5:30 Pm as I drove from Isuochi to Enugu, the unthinkable happened. This was just before UNTH after Awgu junction. Suddenly, this hooded Person ( dressed in Fulani Regalia) jumped out of the bush in front of me and started shooting at my Car. Before I could make anything out of it another three appeared a bit in front and bullets started flying everywhere. I have been hearing about Fulani Herdsmen but what I saw yesterday is better imagined than experienced. The stories I have read on how…

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MBAKA: IF KILLINGS CONTINUE, I WILL LEAD PROTEST TO ASO ROCK

According to a source, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has broken his silence on the current Fulani herdsmen menace and security situation of the country. Speaking today during Sunday mass, the fearless Catholic priest vowed to lead a protest himself in person to Asorock if the Fulani continues with the killings. President Buhari should o something About the Fulani Herdsmen. “If this Fulani herdsmen killing continue again in Nigeria I Rev father Ejike mbaka will lead 1000 youths to shutdown Aso rock”, Rev. Fr. Mbaka explodes. Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka supported…

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