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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MIYETTI ALLAH CLOSES MORE CATTLE MARKETS

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the South East, says it will extend the shutdown of cattle markets and settlement in states in the zone in the bid to purge itself of the violent elements. Alhj. Gidado Siddiki, Southeast Zonal Vice President of MACBAN, disclosed this while speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Sunday. Siddiki explained that the action was neither a threat nor protest but an attempt to address the numerous accusation of Fulani herdsmen being involved in crime and…

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MIGRANT HERDSMEN CREATING PROBLEMS FOR THEIR LOCAL TRIBESMEN – MIYETTI ALLAH

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Southeast Zone, has blamed “migrant Fulani” for creating problems for their local tribesmen in the country. The chairman of MACBAN in the Southeast, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, told  Daily Trust in Awka, Anambra State at the weekend that they were embarking  on the tour to educate their members on need to live peacefully with their hosts, others and also to fish out bad ones among them. He said the MACBAN leaderships were greatly worried and having sleepless nights over the loss of…

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HOW WE KILLED ENUGU REV. FATHER: ARRESTED HERDSMEN OPEN UP TO POLICE

 Emmanuel Uzodinma  Suspected killers of a Catholic Church Priest, Rev. Fr. Paul Offu have been arrested, Enugu State Police command confirmed on Friday. DAILY POST reports that this was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police in Enugu state, CP Suleiman Balarabe during a press briefing at the Command’s headquarters. Offu was murdered early this month at Awgu Area of the State, a development that sparked outrage. The police paraded 30 suspects, including killers of Fr. Offu, the parish priest of St James Catholic Church, Ugboka, and the kidnappers of the…

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MIYETTI ALLAH SPEAKS ON STOPPING CATTLE SUPPLY TO SOUTHERN STATES

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has spoken on alleged threat to stop supply of cattle to the southern part of the country. Its Katsina State chapter debunked the rumors on Wednesday, explaining that it was not aware of such decision. State Chairman, Atiku Abubakar, told Vanguard that he had not heard or received any communication from its national leadership. The offical, however, assured that any information on the directive, if any, would be made public. Meanwhile, MACBAN has condemned what it called blanket criminalization of herdsmen…

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HERDSMEN STAB EACH OTHER OVER MISSING CATTLE

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri There was panic in Agbala in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after two Fulani herdsmen were stabbed during a quarrel between them. The two herdsmen, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the Federal Medical Center, Owerri owing to the gravity of injuries they sustained, were rescued by villagers. A community source told our correspondent that the development which occurred on Monday night would have escalated if not that another herder witnessed it. The source said “This issue would have escalated…

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HERDSMEN ARE NOT CRIMINALS SAYS MIYETTI ALLAH

Tony Okafor, Awka The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has condemned the blanket labelling of herdsmen as criminals in the country. It said it was wrong to use “criminal infiltrators” to reach a conclusion that all herders were criminals. The Chairman of MACBAN, South-East Zone, Alhaji Gidado Siddiki, stated this in an Eid-el Kabir message issued in Awka, Anambra State on Sunday. He said, “I most heartily share the warm goodwill message of Eid-el Kabir to the entire Muslim Ummah, the governments and good people of the South-East…

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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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