Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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    Coronavirus: Miyetti Allah asks members to shut cattle markets

Coronavirus: Miyetti Allah asks members to shut cattle markets

Bello Bodejo, national president of the Miyetti Allah Kautal, has asked members to shut down cattle markets across the country. According to the Sun newspaper, Bodejo said the decision was taken as a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. He asked members of the association to remain in the bush until the pandemic is over. “Let my people [...]

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    It’s a good security strategy to involve Miyetti Allah in Amotekun

It’s a good security strategy to involve Miyetti Allah in Amotekun

As I said in my column in June 2019, security is everybody’s business. No individual, group, institution or organisation is nugatory in matters of security. All efforts are needed and all hands must be forged into one fist in the pursuit of peace. In fact, it imperils security if any stakeholder to the peace is “quarantined” and stereotyped. I believe, there [...]

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    Miyetti Allah seeks inclusion in Operation Amotekun

Miyetti Allah seeks inclusion in Operation Amotekun

The Myetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Oyo state is seeking inclusion of its members in operation Amotekun, a security outfit. Speaking at a public hearing on the Oyo state security network agency bill 2020, also known as Amotekun bill, on Monday, Yaqub Bello, a former chairman of MACBAN in the state, said incorporation of Miyetti Allah members  will be [...]

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    Group accuses Miyetti Allah of heating up the polity

Group accuses Miyetti Allah of heating up the polity

Yoruba Ko’ya Movement, a socio-cultural group, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take decisive actions against threats issued by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). In a statement, Deji Osibogun, converner of Yoruba Ko'ya Movement, said there has been a series of allegations against Miyetti Allah on the basis of terrorist act and unchecked utterances by its leaders. Osibogun [...]

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    CAN asks FG to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organisation

CAN asks FG to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organisation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked the federal government to declare the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) a terrorist organisation. This is coming days after Boko Haram insurgents killed Lawan Andimi, CAN chairman in Michika local government area of Adamawa state. In a communique in Abuja, on Thursday, Samson Ayokunle, CAN president, condemned the killing of Andimi and [...]

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    Amotekun not targeted at any ethnic group, says Akeredolu

Amotekun not targeted at any ethnic group, says Akeredolu

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, says Amotekun, the south-west regional security outfit, is not targeted at any ethnic group. In a statement issued on Sunday in Akure by Donald Ojogo, state commissioner for information and orientation, Akeredolu said the outfit would benefit all Nigerians living in the region irrespective of their ethnicity or religion. Miyetti Allah Kaute Hore had alleged that [...]

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    Miyetti Allah: ‘Amotekun’ is a plot against Fulani… those behind it must be arrested

Miyetti Allah: ‘Amotekun’ is a plot against Fulani… those behind it must be arrested

The Miyetti Allah Kaute Hore has asked the federal government to arrest south-west leaders in charge of Amotekun, a regional security outfit.  In an interview with The Sun, Bello Bodejo, national president of the group, said the outfit is a plot against the Fulani ethnic group. On Wednesday, the group had asked south-west governors to give up the outfit after Abubakar Malami, [...]

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    Can Amotekun really cost south-west 2023 presidency as Miyetti Allah warned?

Can Amotekun really cost south-west 2023 presidency as Miyetti Allah warned?

In my column article of January 6 – a riposte to Isa Funtua’s prejudiced utterance on the Igbo -- I wrote: ‘’Funtua’s statement reeks of corpulent arrogance, bigotry and acute sense of entitlement. It reinforces the stereotype that his section of the country bullies any region that does not kiss the ring of the caliphate.’’ I was not surprised that Arewa [...]

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    Miyetti Allah: South-west may lose 2023 presidency because of ‘Amotekun’

Miyetti Allah: South-west may lose 2023 presidency because of ‘Amotekun’

The Miyetti Allah Kaute Hore has asked south-west governors to give up "Amotekun", a regional security outfit. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, had declared the security outfit as "illegal" but Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo state, insisted that the region would go ahead with the initiative. In an interview with The PUNCH, Alhassan Saleh, national secretary of the group, described the [...]

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    Miyetti Allah: We contributed greatly to Yahaya Bello’s victory

Miyetti Allah: We contributed greatly to Yahaya Bello’s victory

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has congratulated Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, for his victory in the November 16 governorship election. In a statement, Mohammed Suleiman, state secretary of the organisation, described the victory as “well-deserved.” Suleiman called on the governor to use his second term to provide meaningful development for the state, urging him to embark on [...]

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    Benue killings: Miyetti Allah apologises to Ortom

Benue killings: Miyetti Allah apologises to Ortom

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has apologised to Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, for the attacks and killings in the state caused by herdsmen. Saleh Alhassan, the association's national secretary, tendered the apology on Saturday at a peace meeting in Makurdi and pledged to ensure peaceful coexistence between farmers and herdsmen in the state. According to a statement issued at the [...]

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    Miyetti Allah backs Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid, directs Fulani to campaign for him

Miyetti Allah backs Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid, directs Fulani to campaign for him

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has adopted Yahaya Bello, Kogi governor, as its candidate for the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Aliyu Saleh, national organising secretary of the group, made the announcement at a news conference in Lokoja on Saturday. He directed the Fulani in the state to immediately embark on a campaign for the re-election of [...]

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    CAN asks Buhari to ban Miyetti Allah

CAN asks Buhari to ban Miyetti Allah

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ban the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN), an umbrella association of herdsmen in the country. According to the PUNCH, the association also called on the president to “completely scrap” the suspended ‘Ruga’grazing scheme. CAN made the request at the Church leaders stakeholders’ summit, themed, ‘RUGA: The church’s response in [...]

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    Miyetti Allah bans herdsmen without family in south-east from grazing in the region

Miyetti Allah bans herdsmen without family in south-east from grazing in the region

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has banned herdsmen whose families are not resident in the south-east from grazing in the region.  The organisation took the decision alongside the Northern Leaders and Livestock and Perishable Goods Market traders after a meeting in Enugu state on Saturday. Speaking to journalists about the development, Gidado Siddiki, MACBAN south-east chairman, said the [...]

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    Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

Gunmen kill Miyetti Allah leader in Adamawa

Some unidentified gunmen have killed Saidu Kolaku, a leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Adamawa state. The assailants were said to have invaded his home on Saturday at Sabon Pegi in Mayo Belwa local government area in the state and shot him dead. Prior to his death, Kolaku was the zonal vice-chairman of the MACBAN (Adamawa [...]

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    Southern, middle belt leaders pull out of peace talk over inclusion of Miyetti Allah

Southern, middle belt leaders pull out of peace talk over inclusion of Miyetti Allah

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has pulled out of a roundtable to discuss security matters. The forum announced this in a letter co-signed by Edwin Clark, Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) leader, Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere leader, John Nwodo, leader of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Pogu Bitrus, leader of the Middle Belt Forum. They cited the invitation of the Miyetti Allah Cattle [...]

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