Tag: herdsmen

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 26, 2016

The Conversation: ‘Fayose wants to start a civil war’

Every week, we go searching for everyday Nigerians and we have an unfiltered conversation via WhatsApp or BlackBerry with them ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 26, 2016

Herdsmen desperately beg Fayose

Following the Ekiti State Governor’s eye-for-an-eye tack in handling the Fulani Herdsmen crisis, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ...

Mazi EmekaMay 25, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

Here are the top five stories we will be tracking today. EFCC vs Omisore The Economic and Financial Crime’s Commission ...

Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

Governor Fayose incites hunters in Ekiti to fight herdsmen

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, on Monday, banned Fulani herdsmen from operating within the state. The Governor also incited ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 23, 2016

Fayose bans Fulani herdsmen from Ekiti state

The controversial Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has banned the movement of cattle for grazing and rearing purposes in the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 22, 2016

“President Buhari defended Fulani herdsmen in 2000” | Fayose opens a can of worms on herdsmen attack

In reaction to the killing of two residents and the injuring of others in Oke Ako in Ikole local government ...

Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

Fulani herdsmen ‘attack Benue community, 5 dead’

While the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, was busy praising the Buhari administration for the removal of fuel subsidy, Leadership ...

Mazi EmekaMay 15, 2016

“We are not planning on attacking Enugu” – Fulani community

The Fulani community in Enugu state, on Saturday, assured the people of the state that they are not planning to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 11, 2016

The IGP has sent detectives to Enugu over ‘Fulani herdsmen’ killings

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase has sent a high-powered team of police detectives to the Nimbo community in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 11, 2016

Nigeria will soon start importing semen (yes, semen) from Europe

According to the Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri, Nigeria has plans to start importing semen from Europe. No fear: semen ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 11, 2016

Fayose says he will not allow any grazing reserve in his state

Governor Ayodele Fayose has declared that while he is open to state governments establishing grazing ranches for herdsmen in their ...

Mazi EmekaMay 8, 2016

Fulani herdsmen attack Taraba communities, 13 dead, several injured

Perhaps emboldened by the inaction of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration towards curbing their activities, the dreaded Fulani herdsmen have ...

Azubuike AzikweMay 4, 2016

Enugu police commissioner removed over herdsmen attack

The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, has been removed by the Nigeria Police Force over the attack ...

Mazi EmekaMay 3, 2016

Nigerians in London protest Fulani herdsmen attacks (PHOTOS)

Following the increase in Fulani herdsmen attacks in the country, Nigerians living in London, United Kingdom, on Tuesday, took to ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 29, 2016

Reuben Abati: Cattle herdsmen as the new Boko Haram

“No matter how far the town, there is another beyond it” – Fulani Proverb There has been so much emotionalism ...

Mazi EmekaApril 26, 2016

Confusion: Army, police disagree on whereabouts of arrested Fulani herdsmen

The Nigerian army and police made contrary claims on the location of the 56 Fulani herdsmen that were last week, ...

Isime EseneApril 19, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerians must boycott beef now

by Edikan Uko We should stop eating beef in Nigeria. Here’s why? It is now officially worse than blood diamonds. The ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 15, 2016

Minister of Interior blames social media for Fulani herdsmen attacks

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau has tagged social media as the reason why there have been more clashes between ...

Mazi EmekaApril 4, 2016

Fulani herdsmen attack Enugu community; 2 siblings killed, 19 missing

Fulani herdsmen have struck again! This time on a Thursday, in Abbi Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, ...

Azubuike AzikweApril 4, 2016

Catholic Priest abducted by Fulani herdsmen

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Aniako Celestine, was on Saturday, abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Owa community in Ezeagu ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 13, 2015

‘Yorubas are too sensitive’ – 7 things we learned from Gani Adams’ new interview

In a recent interview where he spoke on the increased rate of attacks by Fulani herdsmen in Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams, the ...

SolaFebruary 8, 2015

Drama as cows block expressway in Ondo, cause accident (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs During the week, a mild drama occurred in Akure, the Ondo state capital over the sharing formula of cows numbering 11, ...

Isime EseneNovember 2, 2014

Fulani herdsmen kill 20, set scores of houses ablaze in Nasarawa

by Akan Ido Twenty people have been reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen today following a wave of attacks on Gidan Gambo, ...

March 20, 2014

Opinion: I doubt if Fulani herdsmen are responsible for these attacks

by Tahir Talba Fulani herdsmen have attacked and have been violent, yes; but that characteristic or conduct has always only ...

March 14, 2014

Benue crisis: Fulani herdsmen kill 22 people in Suswam’s village

by Adeola Balogun Barely 3 days after the Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam, escaped an attack by Fulani mercenaries by ...

December 23, 2012

Gruesome: How herdsmen raped bride and killed 21 people in Ogun

For allegedly refusing some herdsmen the usage of their farmlands to graze their herds, no fewer than 21 people of ...

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