Wednesday, November 14Penning issues that shape nations...

Tag: Fulani herdsman

Simeon Okah: PFN ‘ll Stage Massive Protest If Buhari Doesn’t Stop Herdsmen Killings Within One Month

Simeon Okah: PFN ‘ll Stage Massive Protest If Buhari Doesn’t Stop Herdsmen Killings Within One Month

NEWS
Vice President (South-South) of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Simeon Okah, has hinted of impending nationwide protest if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to arrest the menace of Fulani's herdsmen in the country within one month. Okah, told newsmen at a press conference in Warri, Delta State on Thursday that PFN is seriously worried that Buhari as a former Head of State has failed to tackle the unwarranted killings by herdsmen, particularly in the Middle-Belt. He lamented that the killings, particularly targeted on Christians in the Northern part of the country should by now have been curtailed by Buhari adjudge as fierce former military General, expressing worried that instead of arresting the situation the Buhari administration have continued to remain adamant ab
Herdsmen Take Over 3 Delta Communities; Asking Indigenes To Pay Money To Enter Their Farms – Okowa

Herdsmen Take Over 3 Delta Communities; Asking Indigenes To Pay Money To Enter Their Farms – Okowa

COMMUNITY REPORT, NEWS
  Delta state Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that Fulani herdsmen have invaded and taken over farm lands in three communities in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. The Governor disclosed this on Friday while playing host to Assistant Inspector General (AIG) in charge of Zone 5, Mr Rasheed Akintunde who paid him a courtesy visit at Government House Asaba, the state capital. “There is a particular community in Delta State, at a point in time, we discussed it at security council meeting and just yesterday (Thursday, 15/03/18) while I was in Ughelli North for my regular Town Hall meeting, the people raised a very serious issue about the Uwheru community. "It is a very pathetic situation, because the President-General of the community spoke on the fa
How US Secretary Of State’s Visit To Nigeria ‘Forced’ Buhari To Schedule Visit To Troubled States

How US Secretary Of State’s Visit To Nigeria ‘Forced’ Buhari To Schedule Visit To Troubled States

METRO, NEWS
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari's announcement to visit some troubled States in the country, particularly in the North is not unconnected to the visit of Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary of State to Nigeria, BigPen Online can report. U.S. Department of State had announced that Rex Tillerson would visit Nigeria and four other African countries from March 6 to 13, 2018. Mr. Buhari have been criticised nationally and internationally for not doing enough to curtail insurgency, particular recent herdsmen killings in Benue, Taraba, Zamfara, Yobe and also Rivers states, which have recorded abductions and killings this year respectively. Sources said that the U.S. Secretary of State, during his visit to Abuja, is expected to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari and other top govern
Fulani Herdsman Foils ‘Militants’ Attempt To Blow Up Ogwashi-Uku Prison

Fulani Herdsman Foils ‘Militants’ Attempt To Blow Up Ogwashi-Uku Prison

METRO, NEWS
A 18 years old Fulani herdsman, Sani Ibrahim of Fulani Camp Ogwashi-Uku, Delta state has foiled attempted jailbreak by suspected 'militant', who wanted to blow up the prison with explosives to release his arrested gang members, Daily Trust is reporting. The suspect, Sekemia Fullpower of Ayakoromor town, Burutu, Delta state, told journalists he was on a mission to set free members of his gang who were arrested by federal troops at Ayakoromor, Burutu Local Government Area of Delta state. Parading the militant suspect along with 14 other suspects at the Delta State Police Command headquarters in Asaba, the new Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Alhaji Mustafa said the fulani complainant sighted the suspect around Fulani Camp, Ogwashi-Uku, near the prisons yard, in a suspicious manner. Acco