Herdsmen kill Taraba monarch, 28 others in fresh attacks

Herdsmen, Abia

A monarch in Taraba State and 28 others were killed during the week in fresh attacks by Fulani herdsmen. The attacks, which took place between Tuesday and Wednesday, occurred while the dust was yet to settle on herdsmen attacks on some Benue communities early in the year, which resulted in the death of about 70Read More

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Herdsmen kill Taraba monarch, 28 others in fresh attacks

Herdsmen, Abia

A monarch in Taraba State and 28 others were killed during the week in fresh attacks by Fulani herdsmen. The attacks, which took place between Tuesday and Wednesday, occurred while the dust was yet to settle on herdsmen attacks on some Benue communities early in the year, which resulted in the death of about 70Read More

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Rain of tributes as Ambode, Anyaoku, Fashola, Obi, others mourn Ekwueme

Alex- Ekwueme

It was a rain of tributes yesterday for Nigeria’s first elected Vice President, the late Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme. Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode; Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; former Anambra State Governor, Peter  Obi, and Africa’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija, all extolled  Ekwueme’s integrity and statesmanship. They and others, including formerRead More

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Rain of tributes as Ambode, Anyaoku, Fashola, Obi, others mourn Ekwueme

Alex- Ekwueme

It was a rain of tributes yesterday for Nigeria’s first elected Vice President, the late Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme. Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode; Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; former Anambra State Governor, Peter  Obi, and Africa’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija, all extolled  Ekwueme’s integrity and statesmanship. They and others, including formerRead More

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Court nullifies Olubadan chieftaincy review

AN Oyo State High Court sitting in Iyaganku, Ibadan, yesterday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies Laws in Ibadanland by the Oyo State Government as unconstitutional, illegal, null and void and of no effect. The court headed by Justice Olajumoke Aiki delivered the judgment in a case filedRead More

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Buhari dismisses allegation of ethnic bias at dinner with APC leaders

buhari, presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari formally responded to allegations of his favouritism towards the Hausa/Fulani  on Thursday night,  and told critics that they got it all wrong about him. “Don’t allow anybody to talk of ethnicity. It is not true,” Buhari told leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a dinner he hosted in their honourRead More

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I’M NOW MY CHILDREN’S BABY—104-year-old Taple Lankan

Plateau State is reputed as the cradle of old men and women as the state appears to have an army of people who are well advanced in years. Rightly or wrongly, some people are quick to attribute the trend to the unique temperate weather condition in the area. A visit to villages on the PlateauRead More

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I’M NOW MY CHILDREN’S BABY—104-year-old Taple Lankan

Plateau State is reputed as the cradle of old men and women as the state appears to have an army of people who are well advanced in years. Rightly or wrongly, some people are quick to attribute the trend to the unique temperate weather condition in the area. A visit to villages on the PlateauRead More

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No final word yet on cattle colonies

cattle colonies

There were indications yesterday that the Presidency is weighing four options on how to end killings by Fulani herdsmen and their constant clashes with farmers nationwide. Also, the government has dug up a 1998 report by the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund (PTF), which made far-reaching recommendations on herdsmen-farmers relationship. It was learnt that the reportRead More

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Act fast on herdsmen menace, ACF, Northern Elders, Okogie, others tell FG

Lawmaker to FG: Fix Calabar-Biase highway

Concerned about the killings credited to Fulani herdsmen around the country, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and retired Lagos State Catholic Archbishop, Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, yesterday asked the Fedral Government to act fast in finding a solution to the problem. While the ACF charged those vested with power to secureRead More

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