Kidnapping-for-ransom, killings, herdsmen/farmer’s conflict characterise year
As the year 2019 comes to an end in days, it goes down as a year of immense security issues for the country. Being an election year, it witnessed crime of all kinds at an increased...
CBN to support nomadic herdsmen livestock production
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will support and integrate smallholders, subsistent and nomadic herdsmen through its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) to boost livestock production.
We have placed ban on herdsmen movement, say Southeast governors
Governors and leaders of the Southeast zone, yesterday, said they have placed a ban on the movement of herdsmen with AK47 and their cattle in the zone, noting that their activities have been the cause of conflict between herdsmen and farmers in the zone.
Youths protest against herdsmen’s killing of woman in Enugu
Youths of Nchatancha and Obinagu communities in Enugu State yesterday protested against the alleged abduction and killing of Mrs. Pat Ngwu by suspected herdsmen on Wednesday.
CBN’s forex restriction on milk import and the fear of herders
For policy makers within the bureaucracy of government institutions, one of the most difficult challenges to consider is the shape and character of the public discourse in Nigeria.
We won’t stop reprisals on killer herders, Afenifere warns
The leaders of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, yesterday ordered killer Fulani herdsmen to vacate the southwest or face consequences. The group disclosed at a press briefing in Lagos that failure by the herdsmen to heed the advice could result in a confrontation with the Yoruba people.
Bandits and herdsmen’s mystery
The terms bandits and herdsmen - used casually, sometimes thoughtlessly but often interchangeably - have continued to pose a riddle of sorts.
Igbos in Kano rejects call on Fulani to relocate from South to North
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje alongside Igbo leaders in Kano, has rejected calls by some Northern political leaders that Fulani herdsmen in the Southern part of the country relocate to the North.
Incessant security concerns in Nigeria
Sir: For the past few years, the Northern part of the country has been convulsed by a string of hostilities and chronic insecurity. The ancient towns and villages are under threat from the savage groups. No one prays for crack on his walls, they are unwanted signs of a feeble wall. The palpable fissure in Nigeria is…