The national and states leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) converged in Abuja in Sunday to find lasting solutions to the challenges facing the group, after claiming to have lost 3 million cattle to terrorists and bandits.
“One, Buhari is an inherently solipsistic narcissist. In other words, he is fundamentally and unalterably self-centered. The only person Buhari cares about is Buhari. That is why he spends billions of naira of the nation’s resources to treat even his littlest ailments in London while hospitals are denuded of basic medicines and ordinary people die of easily treatable illnesses,” writes Farooq Kperogi.
Recurring violence between herdsmen and farmers, as well as related cattle theft and banditry in many northern states, including Zamafara and Kaduna, posed serious threats to peace and security, a global rights group, Human Rights Watch says in its World Report 2019.
Herders are moving cyclically along traditional transhumance corridors, both within the country’s boundaries and across borders, in search of fodder for their livestock.
Enang in a private radio station interview programme in Uyo, the state capital, justified the presence of Fulani herdsmen in the state on the ground that cows allegedly flooding state are owned by big men in the state who employed the Fulani herders to cater for the animals.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the dastardly attack on a funeral procession in Borno, which caused the deaths of over 60 mourners.
As part of effort to tackle the insecurity in the Southwest zone of the country, the governors in the six Southwest states will launch a new security architecture in August.
Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said the issue of insecurity in Nigeria was getting worse under President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
When people are desperate and feel that they cannot have confidence in the ability of government to provide security for their lives and properties, they will take recourse to anything and everything that can guarantee their security individually and collectively.
The candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the brutal murder of the daughter of the leader of The epic pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, by suspected militant herdsmen along Ore-Lagos Expressway.