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Herdsmen Are Not Fulani, They Are From The Moon – Femi Fani-Kayode

“Labelling the attackers as Fulani is wrong. Fulani people are peaceful and live in harmony with other ethnicities. To call the killer herdsmen Fulani is a misnomer. They are just criminals and not Fulani criminals”- Vice President Atiku Abubakar, 11 March 2018, Thisday Newspaper. Is it so difficult for us to accept the ugly truth and to call a spade a spade? Must we continue to mock the memories of those that have been slaughtered by shielding those who butchered them? Have we no shame or remorse? Are these childish…

Benue Holds Mass Burial For Fresh 26

The Benue state government has held another mass burial for 26 people killed last Monday, March 5, 2018 in Okpokwu LGA by Fulani herdsmen. Speaking on Thursday at St. Bernard Primary School Ugwu-Okpoga in Okpokwu Local Government Area during the mass funeral service in honour of the 26 victims of herdsmen attacks in Omusu and Okana communities, Governor Samuel Ortom reiterated his call on security agencies to arrest the leadership of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, whom he said were the sponsors of the killings in the state…

Fulani Herdsmen: Is President Buhari Still Fit To Lead?

There is a growing perception down the south and north-central regions of Nigeria, that the federal government's silence, to incessant killing of natives and farmers in their farm lands, and the rumoured bill to introduce grazing routes to encourage further roaming of herdsmen across Nigeria, are signs of failure, sectarianism and favoritism by President Muhammadu Buhari to his Fulani tribesmen over other ethnic nationalities of Nigeria.

Cardinal Onaiyekan Decries Dispute Between Kogi Gov, Melaye

The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has decried the longstanding dispute between the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and Senator Dino Melaye. The former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria who expressed his disapproval of the feud during an interview with Daily Sun, said he will do what he can to settle the disagreement between the leaders. He noted that although none of the parties had brought the issue to him, he will reach out to Senator Melaye. According to…