Be my Val with AK-47 – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Love at gunpoint. That is the mantra in Nigeria today. It was Valentine’s Day on the Sunday but the news all over the land was of Fulani herdsmen storming from the forests with AK47, kidnapping, raping and killing. How can…

US-based Nigerian escapes from kidnappers’ den, aids gang members’ arrest

A United States of America-based Nigerian has reportedly escaped from kidnappers’ den after turning the heat against one of his captors and beating him to a pulp. The man, identified simply as Chinweizu, was said to have been abducted on…

Fulani herdsmen stab selves over missing cows in Imo (Punch)

There was panic in Agbala in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State on Tuesday after two Fulani herdsmen were stabbed during a quarrel between them. The two herdsmen, who were rushed to the emergency unit of the Federal…

Police arrest suspected abductor of OAU lecturer (Punch)

The Osun State Police Command, on Tuesday, said one of the suspected abductors of Prof. Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, had been arrested. Adegbehingbe, who was returning to Ile-Ife from Lagos on Sunday, May…

Buhari shocks Nigerians again on herdsmen attack (Punch)

President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrated his cluelessness afresh on Sunday when he blamed herders’ act of horrific violence on the shrinking Lake Chad and alleged biased media reports. His narrow narrative seeks vainly to explain away the campaign of terror and…

Herdsmen planning to kill me – Ortom cries out (SUN)

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has again raised the alarm that Fulani herdsmen were planning to kidnap, torture and kill him. The claimed that the herdsmen’s plan is billed to be hatched along Makurdi-Lafia-Abuyja highway. Ortom disclosed this, on…

The APC is a sinking ship…by Reuben Abati

When we wrote much earlier that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party was a coalition of strange bedfellows and a one-chance special purpose vehicle to get rid of President Goodluck Jonathan by all and any means possible, we…

Criminals disguise,‎ kill to paint Fulani black– Sheik Dahiru Bauchi (DailyTrust)

Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has explained that criminal elements are disguising and killing people in various parts of the country in order to paint the Fulani tribe black. He stated this while speaking on the purported clashes between criminals alleged…

Plateau massacre suspects must be tried in Jos – Gowon (Punch)

About three weeks after the killing of over 200 persons in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Governor Simon Lalong on Tuesday said “the relevant bills to try the perpetrators will soon be signed…

In defence of the Fulani in our midst -Reuben Abati

State of the nation: In the last two weeks, over 200 persons in Plateau State were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen, 45 villages were ransacked and sacked and those villages we are told have been taken over by Fulani, and…

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