PRESS STATEMENT BY GOV. FAYOSE ON HERDSMEN THREAT

FULL TEXT OF THE PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2016, BY EKITI STATE GOVERNOR, MR AYODELE FAYOSE ON THE THREAT BY THE MIYETTI ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA TO UNLEASH TERROR ON THE STATE

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), the umbrella body of herdsmen in Nigeria openly threatened to wage war against the government and people of Ekiti State, lying that four cattle belonging to its members were killed by the newly inaugurated Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshal (EGEM). 

Four days after this threat was issued against the government and people of Ekiti State by the Miyetti Allah, the federal government is yet to act in any manner that will dissuade the minds of Ekiti people, who believed that the federal government is in support of the threat.

Federal government re-introduces teaching of History in Primary and Secondary school

The federal government has finally re-introduced History as one of the subjects in the nation’s primary and secondary schools’ curriculum, explaining that its introduction as an independent subject and not a mere theme was necessitated by the clamour and concerns by several groups, including the Presidency, National Assembly and other critical stakeholders in the education sector.

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu had urged delegates to the recent National Council of Education, NCE, to consider the disarticulation of social studies in the current curriculum and re-introduction of History as a subject, adding that leaders in the education sector committed “a mistake” by removing History.

Suspected Herdsmen Attack Kaduna Dep Gov’s LG, Kill One

About one week after describing the massive killings in Godogodo as unjustifiable, the deputy Governor of Kaduna state’s local government has been attacked by suspected Fulani herdsmen, killing a young man.

The attack was reportedly carried out on a Sunday in Kaura Local Government area of Kaduna state where the deputy governor, Arch Barnabas Bala Bantex, hails from. 

Governor Shettima says Boko Haram killed 100,000 Nigerians

The Boko Haram has killed around 100,000 Nigerians in its six years of terror in northeast, so says Borno governor Kashim Shettima –

Shettima queried statistics by international agencies with revelation of shocking figures about Boko Haram devastation in Borno alone.

Southern Kaduna Attacks, Government Quiet and Noncommittal – SOKAPU

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has cried out that the entire region has been deserted, abandoned and totally neglected by the Federal and Kaduna State governments to be maimed, raped, brutalized and destroyed by its enemies.

According to them, they had been left in the hands of barbarians, who had wrecked maximum havoc, killed many, destroyed properties worth millions of naira as well as grazed on and destroyed their crops.

Emir condemns child marriage, many children; calls for relevant laws to enforce it

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido, has shared his opinion on child marriage, condemning and describing the act as unhealthy. The Emir categorically said he is against child marriage in the Muslim community, even as he urged relevant authorities to create a law that would punish those, who give birth and allowed their children to suffer.

Southern Kaduna Attacks, Government Quiet and Noncommittal – SOKAPU

Southern Kaduna attacks at Godogodo

 

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has cried out that the entire region has been deserted, abandoned and totally neglected by the Federal and Kaduna State governments to be maimed, raped, brutalized and destroyed by its enemies.

Ethnic Nationalities: Adamawa Under Siege

ADAMAWA STATE AND INCESSANT ATTACKS BY FULANI HERDSMEN: A CALL TO ACTION FOR ETHNIC NATIONALITIES!

Attention:

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Governor of Adamawa State

Inspector General of Police

Director General of State Security Services

The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Federal House of Representatives

Adamawa State House of Assembly

All Church Leaders

All Muslim Leaders

Adamawa State Emirate Council

All Ethnic Nationalities

Dear Adamawa State Ethnic Nationalities,

The constitution of an Administrative Panel by the Adamawa State Government to investigate the circumstances surrounding the intermittent attacks on the Kadomon, Koh and Tambo communities of the State did not come to us as a surprise since it has almost become a routine and painful tradition for governments to venture in to such actions without coming with a result oriented outcome.

SAUDI – World No.1 Arabian Nation Dumps Islamic Calendar

Saudi, the origin of Islamic religion, containing Mecca – the Islam’s holiest site – has dumped Islamic calendar on Sunday for the western Gregorian calendar, bringing the oil-rich kingdom in line with many of its energy customers. But the real reason is the need to conserve funds, according Saudi Arabian sources.

Residents abandon villages, as suspected herdsmen kill 3, burn down houses in Kaduna state

Again, suspected herdsmen have reportedly killed three persons in Dogon Daji Village and some parts of Antang Village, along the Godogodo-Gidan-Waya, Jos Expressway in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna state. This was revealed to our Kaduna correspondent by eye witness villagers in the area, on Monday.

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