Herders to register cattle with N20, 000 in Anambra

October 22, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Barely two weeks to Anambra state November 6 poll, Governor Willie Obiano has signed into law a bill to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in the state. Obiano, while signing the bill into law in Awka, on Friday, stated that the law was not targeted at any ethnic nationality, but aimed at Read More

Ortom urges Fulani leaders to speak against foreign invaders

October 21, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, Wednesday called on the Nigeria’s indigenous Fulani people to speak out against the invasion of communities in Nigeria by their kinsmen from foreign countries. He said the situation is bringing bad name to the indigenous Fulanis.The governor spoke at the Government House, Makurdi, when he received a delegation of Nasarawa State Traditional Rulers on Read More

Foundation tasks Nigerians on peace building

October 13, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Foundation for Justice, Development and Peace (FJDP) of the Catholic diocese of Makudi, in collaboration with the Misereor has called on Nigerians to understand the importance of peace and development in their various communities. The called was made Wednesday during a stakeholders forum, community engagement towards peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians. Programme manager of the foundation Mr. Valentine Kwaghchimin, said Read More

We didn’t demand FG’s pardon for Dariye – Fulani group

September 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Fulani cultural group known as ‘Coalition of Fulani Youths Groups’ (CFYG) has dissociated themselves from the statement credited to its interim president suggesting that they demanded the federal government to grant pardon to a former governor of plateau state Joshua Dariye who is currently facing trial over allegations of corruption. Recall that the group’s president in a letter addressed to Read More

9 killed as herders attack Benue communities

September 28, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

At least nine persons were said to have been killed when persons suspected to be herders attacked some communities in Guma local government area of Benue state. Chairman of the area, Caleb Aba, who stated this Tuesday in an interview in Makurdi, said the attackers invaded the community and kidnapped his younger brother with four others when they went to Read More

Osun warns herdsmen agaisnt violating anti-open grazing law

September 22, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state government Wednesday met with leaders of Fulani and warmed them against violating the new anti-open grazing law. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting with Fulani leaders and herdsmen in the 30 local government including the area office, in Osogbo, the Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Civic Engagement, Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, advised the herders to obey the law Read More

El-rufai to Southern govs: Anti open-grazing law unimplementable

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has responded to the new law banning Open-grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such law is not implementable presently. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law. But speaking with newsmen Tuesday after a meeting with officials of the All progressives Congress (APC) Read More

Group raises the alarm over Gumi’s visit to Igboho

September 10, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A social political group, the Alliance of Oke Ogun Development, (AOD) Thursday raised the alarm of an alleged move by Sheik Ahmad Gumi to relocate fleeing terrorists that are being smoked out of the Northern Nigeria to Oke-Ogun. AOD in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan alleged that Sheik Gumi’s recent visit to Igboho, in Oorelope local government Read More

Farmers, herders’ crises: Expert tasks media practitioners on objectivity, stereotypes

August 31, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

As the spate of conflicts among farmer, herders continues across the country, Data and Science Journalist, Chikezie Omeje has called on media practitioners across the country to shun perpetuation of stereotypes in their reportage, stating that it doesn’t solve conflicts. Chikezie noted this at virtual workshop while delivering a 2020 Davis Projects for peace on Covering farmer-herder violence through data-driven Read More

Yobe: British Council, MCN resolve 409 disputes through traditional system

June 30, 2021 Editor 0

About 409 disputes that might have escalated to conflicts in Yobe state have been resolved in the last one year by British Council Programme, Managing Conflict in Northeast Nigeria. The MCN state team Lead, Abdulkadir Sambo, disclosed this during a one-day Lesson Sharing Event of Community Peace and Safety Partnership in Damaturu, the state capital. Sambo said the traditional system Read More

Re – 1,500 Christians killed in 6 months in Nigeria

June 15, 2021 Ernest Adadu 0

While taking a vivid look at the article being published on the spiteful statements made by the immediate past United States Secretary of State and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency , Mike Pompeo, all I saw was nothing but a tool (Pompeo) that is craving for relevance, and being used by the news agency to propagate pernicious propaganda Read More

How herders butchered my 7-month-old baby – Victim

June 6, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

  A survivor of herdsmen attack at the boundary area of Ebonyi-Benue states, Mrs Blessing Ikechuwku, Weekend narrated how invaders killed her 7-month- old baby in her presence. Mrs. Ikechukwu made her plight known when the Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Ebonyi state chapter, paid a visit to victims of the herders’ attack at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki. NAWOJ state chairperson, Read More