Impunity of Fulani Herdsmen a Downfall of Buhari’s Govt – CEDRA

Centrum Initiative for Development and Fundamental Rights Advocacy, CEDRA, has observed with concern the impunity of Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country as a sign of a ‘letdown’ by the Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN, under President Muhammadu Buhari and his security goons.

“A horizontal and vertical perusal of opinion of pundits holds that the Federal Government of Nigeria can nip in the bud this menace,” CEDRA believes.

Timeline of Fulani Herdsmen Attacks on Benue State From 2013 – 2018 Updated

1. February 2013: 
Fulani Attacked Agatu burning several villages, including Inoli, Ologba, olegeje, olegogboche, olegede, Adana, Inminy and Abugbe communities. 186 lives lost to butchery and gunshots. GEJ sent MOPOL to control the situation but they failed. Another attack followed in Agatu in the month of May 2013.

Southern Kaduna Killings: CEDRA alleges compensated foreign terrorists are in control

Foremost rights activist in Northern region and founder Centrum Initiative for Development and Fundamental Rights Advocacy (CEDRA), Dr. John Danfulani, has decried the insensitivity of President Muhammadu Buhari to the killings in Southern Kaduna, as well as his lack of courage to tackle Governor Nasir el-Rufai over his constitutional breach on the issue.

The Divisive, Unpatriotic, Strife-Inducive Rhetorics Of The Sultan Of Sokoto

Our attention is drawn to the statement credited to his Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, President Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on the alleged harassment of Muslims adorning Hijab. We call upon the government of Sokoto, under whose authority the Sultan is, the Federal Government that has the responsibility for national security to call the Sultan to order. We equally call on the Diplomatic Community, International and Civil Society Organizations and advocates of social harmony, peace and security to know the direction to look and who to hold responsible, in case of any upsurge in violence or unrest. This is against the backdrop of past experiences with sectarian crises in the North, Boko Haram insurgency and Herdsmen terrorism. They were accentuated by this kind of unpatriotic, divisive and strife-inducive rhetoric to which the Sultan of Sokoto has been given in recent times. The Nigerian people are called upon to be mindful of the implications of such rhetoric.

PLATEAU STATE: “G-17” calls for ban on Open Grazing

The Speaker gave the assurance when youths from the 17 local government areas of the State yesterday submitted a Bill to the State Assembly seeking a ban on open grazing in the State. 

Youths of Plateau State, under the aegis of “Plateau Youths G17 Peace and Progressives Forum,” have presented a bill seeking a ban on open grazing in Plateau State. They believed that the ban on open grazing will curb the incessant killings as well as herders/farmers clashes bedeviling the State.

The Real Story Behind the Numan Herdsmen Attack

The Attack by Fulani herdsmen yesterday was a reprisal attack to what happened last two weeks in Shafaron Village of Numan Adamawa State. Last week information came to the people about the incoming of several Fulani and foreigners into the state and believed to have been camped around Mayo Belwa.

REJOINDER: Muslim Group Blasts Adeboye, Oyedepo, CAN For Telling FG To Exit Islamic Bodies

It was with a rude shock and utter dismay we read  the  depressing  news on November  10th. 2017 of the "Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) blasting the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and leaders including General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, and about one thousand  (1000) other Christian elders and leaders for calling on the Nigerian government to exit all international Islamic organisations."  

Message from NCEF to all Christians in Nigeria

It is now clear that if Christians do not organize to actively participate in Governance, the instrument of the State shall be used to progressively decimate the Church until Christianity is eventually “eradicated in all its forms and ramifications” in Nigeria. To avoid this calamity from coming to pass, the NCEF advises all Christians as follows:

(Interview) The Fulani have enslaved Nigeria—Chief Tola Adeniyi

Veteran journalist, columnist and administrator, Chief Adetola Adeniyi says that restructuring Nigeria is inevitable as it must be achieved either intellectually or by the use of force.

Chief Adeniyi said in this interview with Business Hallmark’s Teslim Shitta-Bey and Obinna Ezugwu how the Fulani have over the years used the military and trickery to bring Nigeria to where it is today, while also criticising former president Olusegun Obasanjo who he said is the most anti south leader Nigeria has ever produced.

CAN President's Speech at the Courtesy Visit to President Muhammadu Buhari

THE ADDRESS OF CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA PRESENTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE ASSOCIATION, HIS EMINENCE, REV. DR. SAMSON OLASUPO A. AYOKUNLE AT THE OCCASION OF COURTESY VISIT TO HIS EXCELLENCY, THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND COMMANDER IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, MUHAMMADU BUHARI (GCFR) ON 10TH OF NOVEMBER, 2017.

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