Benue government loses confidence in FG over killer herdsmen
The Benue State government yesterday declared it had lost confidence in the ability of the country’s security agencies to bring to justice herdsmen accused of killings in the state.
Politicians fuelling herdsmen/farmers clashes, says ex MACABAN chairman
Alhaji Mohammad Oroji, former FCT Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says Nigerians should stop politicising farmers/herdsmen clashes and allow government to address the issue properly. Oroji said on Sunday in Kaduna while addressing newsmen that “the issue of herdsmen and farmers has now turned into politics because some evil people are…
Nasarawa killings: Miyetti Allah wants FG to deploy military to border towns
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, have called for the deployment of military to border towns between Nasarawa and Benue, to curtail the incessant attacks on the area. MACBAN’s state chairman, Mohammed Hussaini, who made the call in an interview with newsmen on Saturday, said measure would bring the…
FG sets up mediation team for talks with Miyetti Allah
The Federal Government has set up a team to mediate with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) with a view to ending herdsmen’s attacks on farmers in the country.Headed by Ebony State Governor Dave Umahi, the team’s other members.....
Nigerians abroad demand proscription of herders’ bodies
Nigerians in the United States have enjoined the Federal Government to proscribe the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore for allegedly aiding terrorism. They condemned the murderous activities of the herdsmen nationwide, just as they urged for their disarmament in the spirit of the nation’s constitution. In a statement by Prof.…
We will defend ourselves, Benue indigenes tell Buhari
Benue State indigenes have said they will no longer fold their hands and watch their kinsmen being massacred every other day by suspected Fulani herdsmen, stressing that they would rise to defend themselves should the Federal Government continue to dilly-dally on their security.
Sultan exonerates Miyetti Allah from killings in Benue
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) is not responsible for the wave of killings by herdsmen across the country...
Kebbi government creates settlement for Fulani cattle breeders
The Kebbi State Government has resolved to create a permanent settlement for Fulani cattle breeders and with the necessary basic amenities for them and their animals.
Isolated killings continue in Plateau, as MACBAN denies involvement
As all fingers point at the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association (MACBAN) that it carried out the killings, its chairman in the state, Nura Muhammad Abdullahi has denied any involvement. He