Herdsmen Crisis In Nigeria

CAN blasts Imo lawmakers over alleged passage of ranching bill

CAN blasts Imo lawmakers over alleged passage of ranching bill

It's for cheap popularity - CAN rejects ranching bill in Imo
Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence

Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence

The bishop of Diocese of Akure, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Simeon Borokinni, on Sunday, July 8, said that the federal government is indifferent in tackling the mindless and rampant killings carried out by herdsmen.

Why Ondo archbishop scores presidency zero in tackling herdsmen violence
Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has said that the Afenifere's and the Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE)'s rejection of the creation of cattle ranches in the southwest region will cause more disunity in Nigeria.

Lands in Nigeria belong to everyone, your rejection of cattle ranches will create more disunity - Oluwo blasts Afenifere, YCE
Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn

Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn

The governors led by their Ebonyi state counterpart, David Umahi, on Sunday, July 8, in Enugu said they have arrived at a decision that no land would be made available for the establishment of cattle ranches in the zone.

Ranching is not approved in southeast - Governors warn
Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do

Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do

As the spate of killings in Nigeria continues to throw many families in grief, prominent Yoruba leaders have called on all southwest governors and opinion leaders in the region to defend the geopolitical zone from invaders.

Killer herdsmen: Elder statesmen tell southwest governors what to do
How can anyone in their right minds say I am behind killings? - Buhari spits fire

How can anyone in their right minds say I am behind killings? - Buhari spits fire

President Buhari says only evil-minded people will accuse him of condoning killings being carried out by suspected herdsmen. The president added that it is Satanic for anyone to suggest that he is indifferent about the carnage.

How can anyone in their right minds say I am behind killings? - Buhari spits fire
Buhari meets CAN leaders, says killings in Nigeria will end soon

Buhari meets CAN leaders, says killings in Nigeria will end soon

Let me make it clear that even a single life lost in any part of the country is one too many. I came to office vowing to ensure the protection of lives and property, and I remain committed to this despite the challenges.

Buhari meets CAN leaders, says killings in Nigeria will end soon
Senate moves for creation of ranches for herdsmen to end killings, violence

Senate moves for creation of ranches for herdsmen to end killings, violence

In its move to end the rampant violence and killings throughout the country, the Senate on Wednesday, July 4, agreed that the federal government should give low interest loans to herdsmen in order for them to build cattle ranches.

Senate moves for creation of ranches for herdsmen to end killings, violence
Land for ranching comment: Southern, Middle Belt leaders chide Presidency

Land for ranching comment: Southern, Middle Belt leaders chide Presidency

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has criticised the special adviser on media and publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, over a statement credited to him that giving out land for ranching is better than death.

Land for ranching comment: Southern, Middle Belt leaders chide Presidency
We cannot understand why FG wants to use public funds to establish a business venture for a group of individual businessmen - Yoruba elders group

We cannot understand why FG wants to use public funds to establish a business venture for a group of individual businessmen - Yoruba elders group

The Yoruba Council of Elders has restated its opposition to the federal government’s N179bn ranches, saying it cannot understand why the government funds are used to establish a business venture for a group of businessmen.

We cannot understand why FG wants to use public funds to establish a business venture for a group of individual businessmen - Yoruba elders group
Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence

Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence

The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, have said that he has promised to protect the lives of Yoruba people against the violence and criminal activities of some suspected herdsmen throughout the country.

Our silence is being taken as foolishness - Gani Adams rallies Yorubas against herdsmen violence
We need state police to overhaul our security system - Senate

We need state police to overhaul our security system - Senate

The house of Senate on Tuesday, July 3, agreed that in order to completely end violence and rampant killings in the country, the executive arm should create state police. This resolve came after much argument and debate.

We need state police to overhaul our security system - Senate
How fake news is fueling suspected herdsmen killings in Nigeria - Report

How fake news is fueling suspected herdsmen killings in Nigeria - Report

As the rampaging killings linked to clashes between farmers and herdsmen in some parts of the country continue to ravage the country, there are growing worries that fake news is one of the factors responsible for reprisal attacks.

How fake news is fueling suspected herdsmen killings in Nigeria - Report
Constant destruction of human lives may become fashionable in Nigeria - Catholic cleric cries out, slams FG on security

Constant destruction of human lives may become fashionable in Nigeria - Catholic cleric cries out, slams FG on security

A former deputy vice chancellor of Imo state University, Owerri, Imo state capital, and a Catholic cleric, Reverend Father Jerome Okonkwo on Sunday, July 2, said that killings in Nigeria may soon become fashionable.

Constant destruction of human lives may become fashionable in Nigeria - Catholic cleric cries out, slams FG on security
Newspaper review: 10 feared dead as suspected gunmen launch another attack on Plateau community

Newspaper review: 10 feared dead as suspected gunmen launch another attack on Plateau community

The newspaper review for Monday, July 2, focuses on the reactions that have trailed the killings by suspected herdsmen across the country as groups have started mounting pressure on President Buhari to sack his service chiefs.

Newspaper review: 10 feared dead as suspected gunmen launch another attack on Plateau community
Police recover 23 corpses in Zamfara forest after series of herdsmen attack

Police recover 23 corpses in Zamfara forest after series of herdsmen attack

After series of herdsmen attacks, the Nigeria police, Zamfara state command has recovered twenty-three corpses of people allegedly killed during attacks in the state. The corpses were recovered from a forest in Zurmi LGA.

Police recover 23 corpses in Zamfara forest after series of herdsmen attack
Ebonyi gives 7-day ultimatum to Anambra to restore Abakaliki street in Awka

Ebonyi gives 7-day ultimatum to Anambra to restore Abakaliki street in Awka

The Ebonyi state House of assembly has given Anambra state government seven days ultimatum to restore the renamed Abakaliki street in Awka with immediate effect as failure to do so would mandate Ebonyi government to rename it.

Ebonyi gives 7-day ultimatum to Anambra to restore Abakaliki street in Awka
Killings in Nigeria is disturbing, it must stop - UK parliament tells Buhari

Killings in Nigeria is disturbing, it must stop - UK parliament tells Buhari

The United Kingdom parliament has described recent killings by the suspected herdsmen and other violent acts in the north central states of Nigeria as deeply disturbing, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to end the carnage.

Killings in Nigeria is disturbing, it must stop - UK parliament tells Buhari
I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out

I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on Nigerians to ignore a 'satanic video' linking him to the killings of over 200 persons in some villages of Barkin Ladi local government area of Plateau state.

I have no link with Plateau killings - Governor Tambuwal cries out
NANS condemns killings in Nigeria, asks Buhari to bring perpetrators of Plateau massacre to book

NANS condemns killings in Nigeria, asks Buhari to bring perpetrators of Plateau massacre to book

We state categorically that it is an aberration that since the heinous attacks began, no meaningful arrests and prosecutions have been recorded except to console the victims, which is the height of injustice and insensitivity.

NANS condemns killings in Nigeria, asks Buhari to bring perpetrators of Plateau massacre to book
PANDEF condemns killings in Plateau state, calls on federal government to bring perpetrators to justice

PANDEF condemns killings in Plateau state, calls on federal government to bring perpetrators to justice

The federal government has been called upon to put a stop to the spate of killings in Plateau and other states in the country. The group says the government seems reluctant to take drastic actions against the killer herdsmen.

PANDEF condemns killings in Plateau state, calls on federal government to bring perpetrators to justice
Prosecute perpetrators of Plateau killings - Governors tell Buhari

Prosecute perpetrators of Plateau killings - Governors tell Buhari

Speaking at a meeting of the Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) in Abuja, the chairman of the forum and the governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, said the governors have also resolved to hold a meeting with service chiefs.

Prosecute perpetrators of Plateau killings - Governors tell Buhari
Miyetti Allah, its leaders should be proscribed, prosecuted - Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Buhari, FG

Miyetti Allah, its leaders should be proscribed, prosecuted - Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Buhari, FG

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo group has called on the federal government to proscribe the Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) over the continued killing by suspected herdsmen across various states in Nigeria.

Miyetti Allah, its leaders should be proscribed, prosecuted - Ohanaeze Ndigbo tells Buhari, FG
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