Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    VIDEO: Depriving Fulani of their indigenous rights won’t help Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah

VIDEO: Depriving Fulani of their indigenous rights won’t help Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has accused some communities of depriving herdsmen their indigenous rights, saying this has contributed to the crisis surrounding herdsmen and farmers across the country.In various states including Benue, Plateau and Zamfara, clashes between the herders and farmers/locals as well as attacks by suspected herders have led to the death of hundreds, [...]

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    ICYMI: Herdsmen take traditional oath to obey anti-grazing law of Ekiti

ICYMI: Herdsmen take traditional oath to obey anti-grazing law of Ekiti

Herdsmen in Ekiti have taken a traditional oath to live in peace with host communities in the state.Violation of the traditional oath – administered on Tuesday by Ardo Mairero, the sarkin Fulani of Kwara state – is said to bring tragedy upon the culprit.It was administered after a peace meeting convened by Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.The herders promised [...]

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    Fayose asks herdsmen in Ekiti to register with N5000

Fayose asks herdsmen in Ekiti to register with N5000

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked herdsmen based in his state to register with N5,000.The governor said the move is to help identify the herders “in the event of any further attacks in the state”.There was tension in Ekiti after a herdsman was murdered.In one of his meetings with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of [...]

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