Herdsmen kill Fasoranti, Afenifere Chieftain’s Daughter, Funke Olakurin

By Uche Mbah The daughter of Afenifere’s leader, Ruben Fasoranti, has been reported killed by Suspected Fulani Herdsmen at Ore. Punch Newspapers had reported Yinka Odumakin, spokesperson of the Pan Yoruba Socio cultural group, as putting the dead squarely on Fulani herdsmen. “We have confirmed the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin (58), daughter of our leader, Chief Fasoranti,” he was reported to have said. “Witness accounts say she died of gunshots from herdsmen who shot her at Ore junction in Ondo state earlier today. “She was coming from Akure when…

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Ruga: North Throws 2023 Bait at South east

Muhammadu Buhari

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The position of South east governors on the controversial Ruga policy is not going down well with the Northern political  establishment. The presidency says Ruga is the panacea for the incessant farmers-herders’ clashes. Apart from the South east, South south and some states in the South west and North Central have also rejected Ruga. However, an irresistible bait to sway the zone (South east) from opposition to the Ruga to acceptance of it is in the offing, our sources inform. It has been gathered that the North…

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Ruga: South east, Others Reject Settlement, Cry Fulanisation Plot

By Uche Mbah All South east Governors, Governor Ortom of Benue state, Darius Ishiaku of Taraba state, and the Ondo state Governor have sworn that they will not allow the federal government to establish Ruga Cattle ranches in their states, saying that it is the first step to Fulanization. The immediate past Minister for agriculture, Audu Ogbe, had informed the Nation of President Buhari’s approval of the Ruga settlements of Fulani in all states of the Federation, with the pilot scheme in 21 states. This was just before the winding…

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Yoruba Group Laments How Fulani Herdsmen Have Turned Its Territories To Kidnapping Den

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By Akinwale Kasali Foremost Yoruba Group, Apapo Yoruba Koya, AOKOYA, has disclosed that over 1000 cells manned and controlled by Fulani Herdsmen exists in Yoruba forests, which is mainly for Kidnapping for ransom, raping and maiming Yorubas. The group revealed that the Yoruba territories have become a strongholds for the Fulani Herdsmen. In a press release, the group alleged that there are exactly 1,123 cells belonging to armed Fulani herdsmen mainly in forests and highlands located across Yoruba territories. The cells are well organized and they appear to network with…

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Buhari Back from London To Face Escalating Insecurity Amid N100 billion Controversy

By Uche Mbah President Buhari arrived from London Sunday to face escalating security crisis in the Northern and western part of the country after the Presidency came under fire for allegedly agreeing to pay the bandits N100 million to stop them from continuing attacks on the populace. If the reports are correct, it raises issues of who approved the payment since Vice President Osinbajo could not have signed for the money as the Vice president. Only the President or Acting President could have signed that. Besides, such amount of money…

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Plateau Genocide: How Buhari Ignored Jonathan’s Panel Report on Herdsmen Attacks

By Uche Mbah The Plateau carnage has been on the front burner of national discourse in recent times, though not unexpected. Never in the history of Nigeria was the level of violence and Massacre witnessed in this regime experienced in the country and based on current circumstances, there appears to be no possible respite for the embattled region. But this magazine was reliably informed that the problem could not have been as bad if Buhari has followed the security hand over notes-and direct appeal-from his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan on the…

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More Troubles For Armed Herdsmen

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By Stephen Ubaana When  Theophilus Danjuma, a retired Lt. General and a former Chief of Army Staff and minister of Defense , lampooned the  Army on March 24, 2018, of colluding with armed herdsmen to kill innocent citizens in parts of the country   he Amy did not find it funny. in apparent response to the  General’s accusation, the Army  exonerated itself from blame over the herdsmen killings in parts of the country, stressing that ”it has  sacrificed much life in dealing with the situation while absolutely remaining neutral”. Many beieves…

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Fulani herdsmen: Shifting the goal post

Muhammadu Buhari

Fulani herdsmen, the new menace in the tortuous journey of nationhood, have passed through lots of metamorphosis in government rationalization of their activities in recent times. The Benue massacre, which has been followed in recent times by more killings in other parts of the country, has continued to elicit reactions from both local and international media. Amid outcry in the social media and pressure groups, the Myetti Allah, the umbrella body of Fulani Cattle owners, had claimed responsibility for the massacre, giving reasons of the anti gazing law enacted by…

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