Relocate All Herdsmen Back Home — Northern Group Tells FG

Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has asked the federal government to relocate all herdsmen currently in the south “back home”. Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the spokesman of the group, said the south was no more safe for the herders. The call follows the resolution by governors of the southern region to enforce the ban on open grazing. […]

7 Killed By Herdsmen In Nasarawa, Benue

Suspected herdsmen at the weekend killed no fewer than seven persons in Benue and Nasarawa states. In Nasarawa State, the armed herders killed the Catechist of St. Mathew’s Catholic Parish in Obi, Nasarawa State, Sydney Shirsha. Four people were also on Saturday killed when herdsmen attacked Yelwata community of Guma Local Government Area of Benue […]

Insecurity: Herdsmen devise new plans to infiltrate south

Herdsmen and bandits are devising new methods to infiltrate the Southern part of the country. Security sources informed sources that buses loaded with Northern youths have been arriving in various parts of the south, especially South-West, mostly at night. It was gathered that collaborators of suspected sponsors have established non-governmental organizations, NGOs, who engage in […]

President Buhari Releases Video Ordering Shoot On Sight Of Anyone Weilding AK-47s

The Presidency, on Thursday, released a video showing President Muhammadu Buhari ordering security agencies to shoot any civilian caught with an AK-47 rifle. Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said on March 3, 2021 that his principal gave specific orders to military commanders to shoot any civilian bearing AK-47 rifles. […]

200 Amotekun Operatives Deployed, Oyo State Declared Safe From Herdsmen

The Commandant of the Oyo State Security Network Agency,  known as ,Amotekun Corps, Retired Col. Olayinka Olayanju, has declared that Ibarapaland is safe and free of killers and kidnappers.   The Oyo State Government had deployed 200 operatives of the Amotekun in Ibarapa Local Government Area of the state to checkmate the crisis between Ibarapa […]

Ooni Forgives Igboho, Pledges Support

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has forgiven Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over a viral video in which Igboho lambasted him. Media aide the Ooni, Moses Olafare, while revealing this on Thursday,  said the monarch is “still solidly behind” Igboho’s move to drive “criminal herdsmen” away from […]

Herdsmen: Ogun State Government Begs Sunday Igboho For Help

Ogun State Government Has Begged Sunday Igboho, others For Help in dealing with security challenges in the state.   Gistongist reports that Remmy Hazzan, Special Adviser on Public Communications to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, says popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, is welcome in the state.   Hazzan was […]

Police Arrest Herdsmen For Invading Farm And Rape 16 Year Old

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested herdsmen for invading a farm within the Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state, allegedly stealing the sum of N140,000 and gang-raping the 16-year-old daughter of the farmer. The suspects, Abu Adamu and Muhammadu Aliyu, had been arrested on Wednesday by policemen from the Ewekoro Divisional Headquarters. The […]