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Ex-ABU VC go against banning Fulani Herdsmen, support cattle grazing

The Ex- Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Ango Abdullahi has reiterate the decision made by some state government to ban the Fulani Herdsmen. According to him, the Nigerian constitution gives Fulani herdsmen the right to go about their business all cross the country. Abdullahi said, “If for any reason, somebody in one section of this country will deny him access ...

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OPC: Gani Adams warns Fulani Herdsmen, condemns Nigeria’s insecurity

The National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams has warned Fulani Herdsmen against attacks on members of host communities. OPC threatened that further attack on Yoruba people portends serious danger to the nation’s continuous unity. Otunba Gani Adams who delivered the 2016 Democracy Day lecture of the Ondo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) yesterday, ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: Fayose urges state governors to ban cattle grazing

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has urged other state governors to ban cattle rearing in their various states of governance. He said the move will curb the killings and violence that trail the Fulani herdsmen anywhere they graze. Punch reports that the Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Communication and New Media, Mr. Lere Olayinka,in a radio interview, quoted ...

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Fayose condemns Fulani Herdsmen attack in Ekiti State

There was an outrage on Sunday over the Friday night attack by criminals suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Oke Ako in Ikole Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Two persons died from the attack while three others are receiving treatment in separate private hospitals in Ikole Ekiti and Ado Ekiti. Governor Ayodele Fayose has warned that there could ...

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Two killed as Fulani Herdsmen storm Ekiti state

Assailants suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Friday evening invaded Oke Ako in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State killing two people and injuring three. The assailants, numbering about 20, stormed the sleeping town around 8 p.m and unleashed terror on the residents. After the onslaught, one person died instantly, while four others that sustained gunshots and machete wounds ...

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60 persons killed as Governor Ortom raises alarm on Fulani invasion

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has openly lamented the incessant attacks and killings in ‘soft targeted’ communities of the State by suspected Fulani Herdsmen. This is just as the governor stated that the State was under siege, following Friday’s attack on Tarfi village, Binnev Ward in Buruku Local Government area of the state by marauders, that left about 60 ...

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Police avert clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command has averted a communal clash that could have turned bloody between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Agbanda village, Ikoyi Ile in Ogbomosho. The Oyo State Police Commissioner, Adeleye Oyebade, who led the Police to the village appealed to the farmers and Fulani settlers to allow peace reign and warned that any further breach of order ...

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OPC warns herdsmen against attack in Southwest

A Yoruba socio-cultural group, the Oodu’a Peoples’ Congress, OPC, has warned herdsmen against continuous attacks on innocent people and communities, stressing that it would not tolerate killing of farmers in the Southwest. Rising from a general meeting held in Gbagada, Lagos State yesterday, the OPC members cautioned the Federal Government against initiating the controversial grazing bill. Over 1,000 members of ...

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CAN chieftain claims powerful Nigerians are sponsoring Fulani Herdsmen

A chieftain of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Testimony Onifade, has alleged that the sophisticated weapons being used by Fulani herdsmen underscore the level of their connections with powerful people. Onifade, who is a Special Assistant to the CAN Vice President, Rev Supo Ayokunle while speaking during the weekend in Igede Ekiti, Ekiti State urged the Federal Government ...

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