Gowon spoke on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi when he visited Governor Samuel Ortom to commiserate with the government and the people of the state over the wanton killings and destruction of properties in the state
The position of the UN was stated by the Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas.
The Police on Tuesday confirmed the development
There have been talks about the involvement of foreigners in the numerous killings in the country, especially those suspected to have been carried out by herdsmen and Boko Haram insurgents
Dansadau told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Maiduguri that state governors in the region must put up effective leadership and provide good governance to address spate of insecurity bedeviling the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some aggrieved politicians are blackmailing him over the conflicts involving farmers and herdsmen in parts of the country.
The Governors said this after their meeting at the Enugu State Government House, Enugu on Sunday evening
Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, gave the warning in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday.
The magistrate, Moji Adebosin, ordered that the accused persons should be remanded at Okekura Prisons, Ilorin, and adjourned the case until July 12 for further mention.
Adams in a statement he personally signed on Tuesday, said the summit has become urgent in view of the insecurity in the country, especially the killings by herdsmen.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, made this known on Tuesday on an AIT morning programme in response to a question on ancestral attachments to land
So also did the body back the idea of foreigners grazing in Nigeria as stated by its Secretary-General, Saleh Al-Hassan, at two functions on Monday.
He said this while confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Jos.
Eyadema stated this when he addressed newsmen after a closed door session with President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina, Katsina State on Friday
It, therefore, called for deliberate action to end the conflicts
In a statement signed by its director in Nigeria, Osai Ojigho, the group said at least 1,813 people had been murdered in attacks across 17 states since January 2018, stressing that this was more than double those killed in 2017
Speaking at an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau State in the aftermath of the recent killings in some communities, the President urged traditional and community leaders to complement government efforts by persuading their…
The soldiers were reportedly shot dead on Tuesday in an attack that also left the Unit Commander of the troops and another with serious injuries.
Several Nigerians were reportedly murdered by armed men believed to be herdsmen in Barkin Ladi, Plateau State.