Fulani herdsmen and (il)logic of self-defence
It is now over two weeks since President Muhammadu Buhari ordered security operatives to arrest and prosecute illegal arm-bearers.
Workers flee as herdsmen storm Akure council secretariat
Tension built up Tuesday morning when a gang of Fulani herdsmen bombarded the secretariat of Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, causing the workers to flee for dear lives.
Group urges FG to commence disarmament, arrest armed herdsmen
A civil society organisation, Benue Arise Network, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to commence the disarmament and arrest of armed Fulani herdsmen to erase the impression the federal government is complicit.
Civil society groups task FG on disarmament to end killings
A coalition of civil society groups yesterday charged the Federal Government to immediately launch a national disarmament programme to mop up illegal arms in circulation, particularly among the Fulani herdsmen.
Nigeria to send troops to restive central states
Nigeria's army on Wednesday said it would send troops into the country's volatile central states to quell violence between farmers and herders that has killed hundreds in recent weeks.
The Fulani herdsmen militia siege
There is an urgent requirement to investigate the circumstances, strategy, tactics and ultimate objective of the post – Pax Britannica oligarchy drawn primarily from among the descendants or heirs of the 1804 Uthman dan Fodio jihadist movement.
‘Alleged killing of cows, a ploy to mask massacres’
A socio-cultural group, Mdzough u Tiv, says the reported killing of 73 cows and two herders in Kadarko, Nasarawa State is a “poor parody and conspiracy script to further downplay the heinous killing of scores of farmers in Benue State by suspected Fulani herdsmen on new year day.”
Urhobo raise alarm over herdsmen activities
The Urhobo ethnic group in Delta State has raised the alarm over activities of Fulani herdsmen in some communities within Urhoboland saying the development is already creating fears of attacks among the locals.
FG’s cattle colony proposal repugnant, says Falae
On September 21, 2015, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and presidential candidate during the 1999 elections, Chief Oluyemisi Falae, was abducted and released after four days by suspected Fulani herdsmen who have created a route through his vast farmland in Ilado, Akure North local council of Ondo State. It was on…