Tags : Fulani

Amotekun, Other Non-State Actors Apprehend 11 Bandits In Oyo

Operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps collaborating with Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have apprehended six bandits at Kajola Local Government of Oyo State. The bandits were arrested along Okeho-Ilua and Okeho – Iseyin Road at about 4:00a.m on Thursday, April 29, 2021. The bandits, namely […]

Ortom Slams Bala Mohammed, Calls Him ‘Terrorist Terrorising Nigeria’

Benue State Governor, Mr Samuel Ortom has accused his Bauchi State counterpart, Mr qBala Mohammed, of being a terrorist based on his utterances supporting herdsmen from carrying AK-47 to defend themselves. Governor Ortom who made this accusation while addressing Journalists in Makurdi, Benue State capital, said Governor Mohammed must be a terrorist for supporting illegal […]

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 Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

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 […]