News - Herdsmen

Farmers/Herdsmen Crisis: Council Of State Maps Out Solutions

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Council of State has identified mapping of cattle routes, grazing reserves, and ranching as solutions to the clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

Army Promises To Restore Peace To State Affected By Herdsmen/Farmers Crises

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The nigerian army says with the commencement of operation ayem ’a’ kpatuma peace will be restore in the six states affected by the farmers/herdsmen clashes.

Sultan Of Sokoto Proffers Solution To Herdsmen/Farmers Crises

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar the third is asking the nation’s leadership to engage the people more in efforts aimed at finding lasting solutions to frequent farmers and herdsmen clashes in some parts of the country.

Forum Advocates Value-Re-Orientation, Intelligence Sharing As Solution To Herdsmen Crisis

4 days ago /
Nation 

If there is renewed commitment to value re-orientation among communities and intelligence sharing by security agencies, the perennial farmers and herdsmen crises rocking different parts of the country can be curtailed.

Herdsmen/Farmers Crisis: Emir Of Kano Lauds Gov. Fayose On Anti-Grazing Law

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has called on the leadership of farmers and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria to see peace as the only solution to the killings of innocent Nigerians.

Farmer/Herdsmen Clash: NSCDC To Find Solution To Crisis

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its officers and men have a key role to play in finding a solution to the farmers/herdsmen crisis in the country. The Corps Assistant Commandant General, Adamu Sajo, said this in Minna, the capital of Niger State during the inauguration of its Agro-Rangers. Sajo...

Catholic Bishops Conference Charge Government On Security Challenges

6 days ago /
Nation  Religion 

The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in ending the current spate of killings and other security challenges across the country.

Reps To Probe NEMA Over Alleged Mismanagement Of N17bn

1 week ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives on Thursday ordered its committee on emergency and disaster preparedness to probe the financial operations of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).This is following an allegation that the agency has been unable to account for the sum of N17 billion which it has received so far.The resolution...

Fuel Crisis: NEC Sets Up Committee

1 week ago /
Nation 

The National Economic Council (NEC) has set up a committee to look into the lingering fuel crisis in Nigeria. The Committee is also expected to interface with key players in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry with a view to resolving issues that are connected with current underecoveries by the...

Fayose Condemns Killings, Vows To Strengthen Anti-Grazing Law

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday condemned the killing of a farmer in the state by armed men suspected to be herdsmen.The Governor said the Anti-open Grazing Law in the state will be reviewed and strengthened to checkmate further attacks and invasion by herdsmen.He advised the residents affected by...

Borno Police Commend DPO For Bravery

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Police in Borno State have given a pat on the back to the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in-charge of Nganzai Local Government Area, for showing bravery and dedication to duty.  The DPO’s feat was exposed at the monthly press briefing, by the Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, in Maiduguri.  Commissioner of Police...

UPDATED: Buhari Holds Meeting With Security Chiefs

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, is presiding over an expanded security meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , all the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  National Intelligence Agency DG, Ahmed Abujakar, Department of State Services DG, Lawal Musa Daura,  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama,...

Nasarawa Govt. Regrets Condition Of IDPs

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nasarawa State Government has expressed sadness over the condition of victims of recent herdsmen attacks, which has led to the displacement of thousands of Tivs and other farmers across the Nasarawa South senatorial district of the state. The State’s Deputy Governor, Silas Agara, said this when he led some government officials...

Prof. Osuntokun, Others Link Leadership To Good Governance

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Leadership is critical to nation building and any nation that fails to take cognizance of this will only be moving against the tides of history. This is the view of speakers at a public lectures held to mark the birthday of the General  Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,...

 

Niger State Sets Aside 44,000 Hectares For Grazing Reserves

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello has commended the initiatives and efforts of the federal government and all the security agencies at curtailing various security challenges in the country.

Killings: It Is Frankly Unfair To Insinuate That I am Sitting Doing Nothing, Buhari Tells Bishops

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the speculations that he is doing nothing to address the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The President said this on Thursday when he received a delegation of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Most Reverend Ignatius Kaigama at the...

Fayose Faults FG, Security Agencies Handling Of Benue Killings

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the Federal Government’s response mechanism and poor handling of the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Fayose said contrary to the believe in some quarters that the Anti-Grazing Law implemented by the state government was responsible for the killings, the Federal Government’s handling of security...

Three Killed In Fresh Attack On Benue Community

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Three persons have been confirmed killed while many others are still missing following Thursday night attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of Benue State by some armed men. The Chairman of Logo Local Government, Nyajo Richard, told reporters on Friday morning that the attackers suspected to be...

Killings: Reps Condemn Exclusion Of Kaduna, Plateau From Osinbajo Committee’s Visitation List

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria grapples with the herdsmen-farmers crisis which has led to the deaths of hundreds of Nigerians, two members of the  House of Representatives have faulted the exclusion of Kaduna and Plateau States from the list of states to be visited by a committee. The lawmakers made the claim on Thursday,...

House Of Representatives To Probe Bank Of Industry

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Nigeria’s house of representatives is to probe the alleged financial improprieties at the bank of industry from 2010-2015 including the sale of its shares in WAMCO without due process.


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