Posts Tagged ‘Northern Governors’ Forum’

Northen Governors Express Shock Over Killings Of 43 Borno Farmers

Jide  Adeyemi  The Northern Governors Forum has described the killing of 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents as one killing too many.   The Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau, Simon Lalong, made the condemnation on Sunday in Jos, in a statement by his Director of Press and Public […]

Northern Governors Forum Decries Lingering Security Crisis in Region

The Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) has decried the lingering security challenges in the country, particularly, in the North. This was contained in a communiqué issued yesterday at the end of the governors’ meeting at the Government House, Kaduna. The position of the governors is coming on the heels of increasing activities of banditry and […]

Yoruba Farmers will take up arms against Fulani Herdsmen – Afenifere

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) at the weekend decried the ruinous activities of Fulani herdsmen in the South-west of the country, warning that except the federal government reined in the nomadic cattle rearers, the food security of the region would be undermined. While stating that the zone’s farmers were no longer able to work at […]

Fulani Herdsmen maiming and Killing Nigerians are from Mali, Senegal – NGF

The Chairman of the Northern Governor’s Forum, Kashim Shettima of Borno State has disclosed that the Northern Governor’s Forum, NGF, has resolved to work with relevant stakeholders to secure Nigeria’s borders and register Fulani immigrants entering into the country to rear cattle. According to him, the governors observed that most of the herdsmen involved in issues […]

BIAFRA PROTESTS| Do Not Bring Protests To The North – Shettima Warns

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno has warned Biafra agitators not to carry their protest to the northern parts of Nigeria as the region was still dealing with Boko Haram insurgency. The governor who is also the chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum called for “firm measures and on alert” so as to prevent a repeat of the violent Biafra protest that occurred […]