Tag: farmers

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AzeezNovember 7, 2017

Four female suicide bombers killed, farmers injured in Borno

The Borno police command on Tuesday said four female suicide bombers were killed while attempting to attack Maiduguri. Police Public Relations ...

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AzeezSeptember 8, 2017

We will find lasting solution to farmers, herdsmen clashes – Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Friday said the Federal Government will soon find solution to ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

Boko Haram insurgents kill 4 farmers in Borno

Four farmers have been killed by Boko Haram members in a drive-by shooting in Borno state, AFP reports. According to ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2017

‘Three people dead in fresh herdsmen, farmers clash in Benue’

Renewed crisis between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Otukpa Local Government Area of Benue State has led to the death ...

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AzeezJanuary 11, 2017

4 dead as farmers, herdsmen clash in Niger community

A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Sabon Daga community of Bosso local government area of Niger state on Tuesday ...

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AzeezJanuary 6, 2017

Army to launch “Operation Accord” over farmers, herdsmen clash

The Nigerian Army on Friday said it would launch “Operation Accord” aimed at putting an end to clashes between farmers ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Herdsmen kill 5 farmers in Benue

A renewed clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers of Idoma extraction has left five persons dead in Benue, The Punch reports. According ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2016

Audu Maikori: Not a very Merry Christmas for the people of Southern Kaduna

by Audu Maikori This Christmas there will be no big cheerful parties and gatherings, there will not be any “Goron” ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 16, 2016

Nigeria spends N2.4bn on rice importation daily – Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says Nigeria spends N2.4bn on the importation of rice daily. Ogbeh made ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

Nigeria on the verge of food crisis – Agric. minister

The Federal Government on Monday warned that the nation is on the verge of a food crisis if Quelea birds, locusts ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 25, 2016

Ekiti Assembly passes bill to ban free grazing

The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill to ban free grazing in the state. The bill ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2016

Herdsmen will soon be organised into ranches – FG

In a bid to end the deadly clashes between herdsmen and farmers, the Federal Government has said it will soon ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 3, 2016

Adamawa death toll hits 30

The death toll in the attack by herdsmen on Kodomun village in Adamawa state has increased to thirty The Punch reports. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 2, 2016

Farmers, herdsmen clash claim 15 lives in Adamawa

A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Kodomun village of Adamawa state has claimed fifteen lives, leaving several others injured, Channels ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

The National Grazing Bill is back at the Senate… this time, in disguise

The Nigerian Senate has passed the bill seeking to establish a National Grazing Reserves Agency through first reading after it ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 29, 2016

‘Fulani herdsmen are also victims of violence’ (WATCH)

The National Secretary of the Meyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Baba Othman Ngelzarma, said the neglect of Fulani herdsmen by ...

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Mallam YeroApril 21, 2016

Fulani herdsmen attack 5 farming communities in Ibadan for over ‘7 hours’

A group of suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday, attacked farms in Lagun, Iyana Offa, Offa, Atagba, Lapata and their surrounding ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 20, 2016

‘Fayose, please relocate your airport to government forest’ | Farmers protest in Ekiti

Farmers, who have been displaced by the airport project initiated by the Ekiti State government, have staged a protest. The ...

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Janeth JOctober 13, 2015

Fayose halts Ekiti airport project

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has ordered the immediate suspension of work on the proposed airport project in the outskirts of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2015

Farmers give Buhari’s government 7-days to rescue Falae

Ondo state farmers have given the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, a seven-day ultimatum to secure the release of former ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Fulani herdsmen waylay, murder 32 people in Nasarawa

by James Sambo Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed not less than 32 Eggon people in Arikya-Soni , Nasarawa State after ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 20, 2014

The Future Africa Awards 2014: Nominees interview series – Samir Ibrahim and Charles Nichols (TFAA Prize in Agriculture)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Earning a nomination in 2014’s ‘The Future Africa Awards Prize in Agriculture’, are two bright individuals, ...

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July 23, 2014

Ogun farmer stabs wife to death, leaving 8 children

by S’ola Filani The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a farmer, Gbenga Ogunfolabo in Ishara, Remo North Local Government ...

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January 24, 2014

8 men arrested for forcing widow to dance NAKED in public

by Oge Okonkwo 8 men have been dragged to a Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly stripping a widow, Ann Adikwu, paraded ...

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January 7, 2014

Opinion: But why would Osun gov’t build a church?

by Ifeanyi Uddin One of the biggest threats to our democracy, today, is the relationship between the church and the ...

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December 30, 2013

Chi Ibe profiles Akinwunmi Adesina: There is something about the man (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2013 Nominee)

by Chi Ibe Imagine for a moment that Winston Churchill had taken his War Cabinet’s advice to end the war ...

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October 14, 2013

Terrible: Suswam laments as fresh clashes leaves at least 15 people dead in Benue

  by ‘Jola Sotubo The rivalry between indigenes of Benue State and resident Fulani herdsmen has showed no signs of ...

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October 5, 2013

Fresh attacks by suspected Fulani mercenaries leave 3 people dead in Benue

by Adeola Balogun Fresh clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Benue State have resulted in the deaths of no ...

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September 30, 2013

Sad news: 33 people feared dead as herdsmen and farmers clash in Benue

by ‘Jola Sotubo Renewed clashes between Fulani herdsmen and native farmers in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, have ...

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September 14, 2013

2 farmers arraigned in Benue for armed robbery

by Adeola Balogun Two Benue State farmers have been remanded in prison on suspicion of armed robbery. Aondoakura Ukor and ...

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