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Stop attacking Army Chief over Herders/Farmers crises, community leader tells Benue ethnic groups

Stop attacking Army Chief over Herders/Farmers crises, community leader tells Benue ethnic groups

Respected elder and Benue community leader, Chief John Apochi, has fired back at Benue clannish leaders over their recent attack on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai in the ongoing clashes between herders and farmers in the state. The tribal leaders of Benue state had recently slammed Buratai, who called for a review of the

Use of force cannot stop herdsmen, farmers clashes Kwankwaso

Immediate past governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has observed that the use of force will not eradicate the frequent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and their hosts in the South-West part of the country. Speaking at the reunion of Government College Old Boys’ Association in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Kwankwaso disclosed that being a

First Lady flags off distribution of free fertilisers to Nigeria farmers

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Dame Patience Jonathan on Thursday, flagged off the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) nationwide distribution of free bags of fertilisers to farmers in the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking during the ceremony at the Old Parade Ground, Area 10, Garki, Abuja, the First Lady said the initiative is to encourage farmers to boost

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