‘A thief is a thief, regardless of ethno-religious connection’
Aliyu Umar Babangida, a former military intelligence officer and Chief Executive of Goldwater and Riversand Consults speaks on characterisation of major crimes, especially on the highways, to herdsmen,....
Igala indigenes reject FG’s plan to revisit RUGA in Kogi
Igala indigenes in Kogi East Senatorial District have rejected Federal Government’s suspended grazing reserves, otherwise known as Rural Grazing Areas...
The RUGA fumble: A budding ministry of Fulani affairs?
As is typical of Buhari administration’s grossly inept public information apparatuses, the RUGA rollout was badly botched and has probably been so bungled that it is beyond redemption.
RUGA project designed to grab land of sacked communities – CRC-N
The Christian Reformed Church-Nigeria (CRC-N), yesterday, said the suspended Ruga settlement project was designed to grab land of sacked communities for Fulani herdsmen.
Northern elders worry over alleged harassment of Fulani herdsmen
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), yesterday, enjoined the authorities to put in place, measure aimed at halting alleged harassment of Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country.
Hunger for beef offers rewards and risks for Nigeria's pastoralists
With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat that offers potential but also risks for the semi-nomadic herders who provide most of its beef.
Forces of history drive Nigeria's herder-farmer conflict
Beneath an escalating conflict between herders and farmers in central Nigeria lies a relentless but often under-reported force: history.
The Fulani: An AFP Special Investigation
They are one of the last great nomadic peoples of the planet, a community of some 35 million people scattered across 15 countries in West Africa, from the dusty Sahel down to the lush rainforests.