TENS of thousands of Cameroonians are currently seeking refuge and safety in Nigeria, the African big brother country.
Over 16,000 Cameroonians have already fled to Cross River State in Southern Nigeria following renewed violence in the Anglophone parts of Cameroon earlier last October.
The United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, is at the moment working with the Nigerian government and other UN agencies on a contingency plan, readying humanitarian assistance for up to 40,000 people crossing into Cross River.
OWNERS of strayed cattle in Osun State, Western Nigeria, will from now on dance to the beat of Awilo that will not be too comfortable for them. The state is making efforts to tame the menace of herdsmen terrorism.
Special Duties Commissioner Mudashiru Toogun says the government will soon commence enumeration of cattle with the aim of identifying strayed cows and their owners for necessary actions.
The charge stated that the Nigerian Police discovered in the course of investigation that Senator Dino Melaye was attempting to frame up some persons with his claim. The controversial senator who was represented in Court by his lawyer, Mr Ricky Tarfa, SAN, however pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge.
Atiku, who had unsuccessfully ran for the Presidency Nigerian Presidency in 2007 was the top mainstream Nigerian politician campaigning for the Restructuring of Nigeria before the El’Rufai led APC committee joined the band wagon with the ambiguous interpretation represented in their report. With Atiku’s latest rhetoric, we should expect an escalation in the coming weeks as the campaign heats up.
However, outside government quarters, especially on social media, a lot of people believe that the Dapchi girls abduction was stage-managed to give some undue political advantage to the incumbent ahead of forthcoming general elections scheduled for February 2019.
Whatever the truth may be, the people of Dapchi cannot wait a moment longer before their girls are brought back safe and alive.