Youths avenge murder of farmer in Kogi, kill four herders
In retaliation of the killing of 65-year-old Godwin Egbunu in his farm by suspected Fulani herdsmen, youths of Oforachi community in Igala Mela Odolu Council of Kogi State...
Sultan skirts the issue once again
No doubt about it, the latest jab of the Sultan of Sokoto and the “spiritual” head of Nigeria’s Muslims was directed at the gathering of Christian leaders
The relevance of ECOWAS should be reconsidered
Any talk about development strategies by the President Muhammadu Buhari is deception and a recycling of the same foolery that he has been peddling since 2003, only to focus war against Muslim minority groups, with particular reference to Boko Haram and the Shiites
Boko Haram and Fulani: Ghana got the fat ‘taakeaway’ from Japan
Sir: See what a lopsided and emotionally-laden national security policy cost Nigeria in Japan? Now, the Japanese, out of due consideration for the safety of lives and investment, will invest in a Toyota factory in Ghana and, as expected, Nigerians will queue up to purchase their latest status symbols to show off before their wretched masses.
Abdullahi canvasses subsidy for herders
Professor Ango Abdullahi has charged the Federal Government to be more sensitive to the yearnings of Fulani herders in the country, giving them attention like other farmers who enjoy subsidy for their businesses.
Afonja descendants allege marginalisation by Fulani in Ilorin, want more recognition
The Afonja Descendants, the predominant Yoruba tribes in Ilorin, have alleged marginalisation by the Fulani who they described as usurpers of their ancestral heritage.
Insecurity: Ndigbo may begin to defend themselves, ECA warns
The Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) yesterday came down heavily on the Federal Government over the spate of killings and general insecurity in the country, saying it is either overwhelmed or complicit.
RUGA: IPOB accuses Umahi of dispossessing Ebonyi landowners
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has accused Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi of ordering the arrest and detention of Ezza people to dispossess them of their land for the suspended Rural Pastoral Grazing Areas (RUGA) of the Federal Government.
Carrying our cross
“The initiative is in the hands of the president of the nation, but he can’t do it alone.” These are the words of the ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in his open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari advising him to make hay while the sun shines on security issues....
Mutual suspicion and worsening security situation
It is so unfortunate that insecurity is still waxing strong in our polity despite all efforts of the government to bring the menace under control. Day in day out, people are being slaughtered like chickens and there is palpable fear in the heart of the masses.