It is no surprise at all that one of the questions that have dominated our political space in recent time is “State Police: To be or not to be” given the orgy of violence that has enveloped the nation and the seeming inability of the Police or lack of will by the powers that be to quickly arrest the situation.
Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma of the Enugu Ecclesiastical Province of Anglican Communion has told the Nigerian government that any attempt to create cattle colonies for “terrorists” in the state will be resisted at full scale.
Mr Gwnfor Evans MP, the great Welsh politician, lawyer and author and the leader of Plaid Cymru, the Welsh nationalist party, for no less than 36 years before he passed on in 2005, made the following historic and profound observation many years ago. He said, “‘Britishness’ is a political synonym for ‘Englishness’ which extends the English culture over the Scots, the Welsh and the Irish”.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity has been questioned for failing to visit Benue State almost two months after over 73 people were massacred by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to head a committee to rebuild communities affected by Herdsmen and Farmers' clashes.
Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly killed two operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Benue State.
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state has called on the Muhammadu Sanusi II, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to use his position to foster peace among farmers and herders rather than “raise unnecessary alarm capable of causing disaffection”.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammd Sanusi II, has asked Nigerians to refrain from pointing fingers at the Fulani ethnic extraction every time attacks are carried out by herdsmen. Sanusi said this on Sunday at a National Executive Council meeting of MACBAN in Minna, Niger state. The Emir said it was wrong to use ethnic characteristics to single out the Fulanis when such attacks take place. “Nigerians should avoid ethnic profiling whenever a crime was committed, criminals have no tribal marks,” Sanusi said. “MACBAN should…
President Muhammadu Buhari has said on Saturday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, that only governors have the powers to create cattle colonies in Nigeria.