Posts Tagged ‘Fulani’

JUST IN: Bandits hit Kano community, kidnap wife of Anglican Bishop

by Seun Adeuyion March 11, 2020
Suspected Fulani militias on Tuesday night invaded Hausa Christian community of Gidan Mato Bari in Kano province of Nigeria, leaving several civilians injured, cash and livestock stolen. BreakingTimes gathered that the bandits ransacked the town including the Anglican Diocese, kidnapping the Wife of the Anglican Bishop of Bari Diocese, Mrs. Saratu Zubairu and the Diocesan […]

Scourge of Fulani herdersmen attacks

by Seun Adeuyion March 7, 2020
After what seemed like a lull in their killing rampage, Fulani herdsmen struck again recently in Delta State, specifically, in Uwheru community, Ughelli North Local Government Area, killing about eight people. To cover up their heinous act, they buried their victims in shallow graves, but a search party raised by the community found the site […]

Include Fulani in Amotekun Corps, says Miyetti Allah chairman

by Seun Adeuyion February 25, 2020
The chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeder Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Oyo state, Alhaji Yakubu Bello, on Monday called for the inclusion of MACBAN members into the Amotekun Corps in the state. BreakingTimes reports that Bello made the call at the public hearing on Oyo State Security Network Agency Bill 2020, held in Ibadan. According […]

3 policemen killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Delta

by Seun Adeuyion February 6, 2020
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly hacked three policemen to death along the Ugbolu -Illah Road, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday at the police checkpoint along the road. A bricklayer, who did not want to be identified, said the three policemen were […]

PLATEAU KILLINGS: Fulani, community leaders arrested, whisked to Abuja for questioning

by Seun Adeuyion January 30, 2020
Local community leaders and Fulani leaders from Mangu, Bokkos, Barkin Ladi and Riyom local government areas of Plateau State were on Wednesday arrested by the Plateau State Police Command and whisked away to Abuja on Thursday for further questioning on the crisis that rocked parts of Bokkos LGA of the state. Breaking Times reports that […]

2019 Presidency: Fulani Group distances Self from Endorsing Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2019
The national secretary-general of the association, Ibrahim Abdullahi, in a statement yesterday in Kaduna, said such endorsement, if unchallenged, could pitch “the innocent, maligned and neglected pastoralists against other Nigerians. The Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria has distanced itself from what it described as “dangerously selfish and unilateral endorsement” of President Muhammadu Buhari […]