Posts Tagged ‘Vigilante’

INSECURITY: Gov. Ugwuanyi Employs 1,700 Forest Guards To Curb Herdsmen Menace [PHOTOS]

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Monday rose from a crucial meeting with Vigilante/Nieghbourhood Watch groups in the 17 local government areas of the state and took decisive decisions towards strengthening the security of the state. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya, shortly after the meeting, stated that […]

Fulani Herdsmen Vigilante Now Operational in Ondo State

Celebrity lawyer and top politician, Kayode Ajulo, allegedly echoed his encounter with Fulani Vigilante group on his way returning from Akure yesterday by 4pm. His account reported that they are already mounting highways with guns openly doing “stop and search” and they have direct phone lines with the neighboring police stations confirming their legitimacy. See […]

RUGA: World Igbo Congress set to relaunch traditional security outfit

An Igbo group under the aegis of the World Igbo Congress (WIC), which is the umbrella body of Igbo in Diaspora has disclosed that plans are underway to re-launch their traditional homeland security system. The WIC in a statement by its Chairman, Prof. Anthony Ejiofor, on Saturday, said plans are in motion to re-launch their […]

South-East Govs describe Cattle colonies, Fulani vigilantes as Comical

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Uzor, described reports that the governors would allow MACBAN to form vigilance groups as strange. The statement read: “I find it extremely strange for anybody to think that non-locals in any part of […]

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, others reject proposal for Fulani vigilante in Southeast

Angry reactions have trailed the demand by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) for the establishment of Fulani vigilante group in the Southeast as stakeholders in the zone have vowed to resist the move. National President of MACBAN, Mohammadu Kirowa, had at a security summit in Enugu requested the establishment of Fulani Youth Vigilante […]

INSECURITY: Bandits kill five vigilante members in Katsina

The police in Katsina State have confirmed that five persons who were members of the local vigilante were killed by bandits in Faskari Local Government Area on Tuesday. The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isa made the disclosure in a statement in Katsina. He said that the killings occurred at Sabon-layi village of the […]