Tags : Fulani Herdsmen

Ekiti Farmers Accuse Monarchs, Elite Of Aiding Herdsmen’s Atrocities

Farmers in Ekiti State have accused monarchs and political elites in the State of aiding criminal herdsmen on the incessant attacks, abduction of farmers and the destruction of their farmlands and crops. The Chairman of the State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Adeniran Alagbada, while presenting a paper at the […]

Sheikh Gumi Makes Case For Fulani-Herdsmen-Turned-Bandits, Says “They Are Peaceful

Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has reiterated that Fulani herdsmen involved in banditry are victims of circumstance. Sheikh Gumi restated his position during an interview on Channels TV on Monday, February 22, 2021. Channels TV reports that the cleric has previously advocated for the bandits to be granted amnesty after meeting them in the bush. […]

Governors Agree To Ban Open, Night Grazing Across States

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across States within the region.  This resolve was reached on Monday, January 25, 2021, at a meeting between Governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Channels TV reports that rising from […]

Security: “We Raided Forests In Joint Operation With Vigilante, Fulanis”

The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, Operation Amotekun, Colonel Olayinka Olayanju (rtd), has said there were no clashes between his men and Fulani herdsmen in Ibarapa land and Oke-Ogun axes of Oyo State. The Commandant, who addressed Newsmen in Ibadan, said his men launched six operations in four Local Government areas, but that […]