In a State House press release signed by President Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Ortom was challenged that if “he is as brave as he claims to be, let him name names. Let him name the military personnel who told him this story or forever shut up”.
Browsing: Fulani herdsmen
According to a statement signed by Luka Binniyat, the spokesperson for the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, in the latest orgy of bloodshed, the invaders stormed Magamiya village Tuesday night around 11pm and started shooting.
The group in a statement by Taju Tijani, its Director, Public Communications, said “The Yoruba Global Alliance unequivocally condemns this irrational surrender to barbarism, lawlessness, and the flagrant abuse of the fundamental human right of Mr Sunday Adeyemo.”
Adams, in a strongly-worded letter to the global community, expressed concern over the spate of insecurity in the country
President Buhari had threatened on his Twitter handle to deal with people who are destroying INEC facilities in the South East the way federal forces dealt with Biafrans during the Civil War.
Adams, while condemning the gruesome murder of innocent residents of the town, warned Fulani herdsmen and bandits to stay away from the Southwest or be ready to face stiff resistance.
The bandits, numbering over 50 who invaded the town on more than 20 motorcycles, also razed the palace of the traditional ruler, the Asigangan, as well as a popular petroleum station in the town.
In a letter signed on behalf of the group by Emmanuel Ogebe, the group referenced ICC’s announcement in December, following its findings, that Nigeria is now eligible for investigation for crimes against humanity and war crimes on account of activities of the Boko Haram sect.
The Convener of the coalition, Aminu Saleh, made the call at a news briefing on Tuesday in Abuja.
There had been reports that Fulani herdsmen carried out the attack in the early hours of Monday.
Quite curiously people will struggle to reconcile his recent gladiatorial resistance against the Fulani herdsmen in Ondo forests, which, to many Yoruba, was a finest shot against the Fulani, their arrogance and excesses in Ondo State. Today, Akeredolu, who, many have had in high esteem as a courageous defender of Oodua interests, is sleep walking into the trembling arm of fear.
Gumi said this on Monday during a Channels Television programme: “Politics Today.”
Fani-Kayode said this on Thursday when he visited Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, at his residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital
Speaking after a meeting of the group’s leaders at Century Hotel, Okota, Lagos on Tuesday, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, alias Askari, Deputy President to the late OPC Founder, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, said the government had shown that it preferred to defend Fulani from outside Nigeria instead of protecting the country’s citizens and indigenes.
The Senator, who made the threat in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said his action in that direction is being fuelled by the inaction of both the Federal and Ogun State Governments to stop incessant attacks of communities in Yewaland by Fulani herdsmen.
Oladele made the call over the weekend when he paid condolence visits to he families of some of the victims of the herdsmen attacks.
For a protracted period of time, Fulani killers and scavengers took their assaults to Igboho’s community in the South-West where the self-styled warlord is adored as a trusted defender of his people. Igboho must have had enough of the Fulani foofaraw.
Governor Ortom said this in a letter dated February 8 to President Buhari.
The presumed agenda, especially to non-Muslim southern elements, was inspired by the charismatic Usman dan Fodio, leader of the Fulani Jihad (1804-1808), who was said to have left an instruction that the Quran be dipped in the Atlantic Ocean, an allusion to the conquest of Southern Nigeria.
The Nobel Laureate said this in reaction of the current crisis between the herdsmen and indigenes of the South West.