Bauchi NSCDC deploys Agro Rangers to protect farmers, herdsmen
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC),Bauchi command, has commenced the deployment of its staff as Agro Rangers to protect farmers and herdsmen in the state.
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.
Government, police, deny herdsmen invasion in Kogi
The Kogi State Government and police authorities in the state have denied alleged herdsmen attack at a motor park in Lokoja, saying rumour peddlers were on a mission to create panic and tension in the state.
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.
Two women feared killed as herdsmen attack Tiv in Nasarawa, cleric urges peace in Taraba
Two Tiv women have been reported killed by suspected herdsmen in Ibuam Village of Adudu in Obi Local Council of Nasarawa State.
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.
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…
Police arrest three herdsmen for killing farmer in Ogun
The Ogun State police command yesterday said it has apprehended three herdsmen for allegedly killing a 40-year-old farmer, Rafiu Sowemimo in Adao village, Alabata area of Odeda local government area of the state.