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Enough Is Enough For Killer Herdsmen – FG

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Abdulrahman Dambazau

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians in all parts of the country that it will not condone further attacks by herdsmen.

Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), gave the assurance on Monday at a meeting with some state governors in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He told the meeting that President Muhammadu Buhari remains committed to ensuring peace in every part of the country.

State governors present are Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Abubakar Bello (Niger), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Darius Ishaku (Taraba), and Mohammad Jibrilla (Adamawa) among others.

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, who was also at the meeting, was worried about the increasing clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

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He, however, blamed criminally minded persons for taking the advantage of conflicts between farmers and herdsmen to cause mayhem in the country.

Mr Ogbeh also faulted the past administration for having done nothing to protect the interest of herdsmen.

He further revealed the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle colonies to be protected by cattle rangers, as well as provide water, pasture and security for such colonies.

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23 Comments

23 Comments

  1. Emmy Chukwunenye O John

    January 9, 2018 at 6:18 pm

    mad people’s wicked government wicked people’s

  2. Afunwa Steven

    January 9, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    The Churches should stop accepting life cow rather than the cash okay.. so that this Animals called fulani herdsmen will think something as doing..

  3. Ifeyinwa Onyekokwu

    January 9, 2018 at 2:28 pm

    If it pleases you

  4. Celestine Nwude

    January 9, 2018 at 12:04 pm

    Fg. Is the headsmen,, full stop

  5. Mgboo Ugochukwu Promsy

    January 9, 2018 at 7:52 am

    Supporters of headsmen

  6. Ekene Udensi

    January 9, 2018 at 5:29 am

    Say DAT to ur mother…

  7. Soso Progress

    January 9, 2018 at 4:55 am

    Lip saying

  8. Kennedy Ejikeme

    January 9, 2018 at 4:11 am

    Ndi ara, evil government,evil people!!!

  9. Felix Okechukwu

    January 9, 2018 at 12:01 am

    Story story…story

  10. Paul Majah

    January 8, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    Deceiver

  11. Chukwuemeka Echetabi

    January 8, 2018 at 10:42 pm

    Fake

  12. Kayode Masha

    January 8, 2018 at 9:01 pm

    Acting President?

  13. Onyemaechi Tony

    January 8, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    Nonsense ideology
    Aren’t u among the sponsor’s of Fulani herdsmen terrorist group

  14. Afam Okoye

    January 8, 2018 at 6:53 pm

    Gid is only expose you people

  15. Osomuri Chuks

    January 8, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    Funny FG. Dis FG used to make me laugh shall, FG will DO dis FG will DO dat . ACIENT PAST (PRESENT) CRIMINALS . A P C. THE KILLER’S.

  16. Icee Age

    January 8, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    YOU ARE ALL DSAME.ONLY BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA BLA

  17. Cosmas Ozigbo Cosmas Ozigbo

    January 8, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    A Daniel, has come to Judge. May you live Long, sir.

  18. Azu zuby

    January 8, 2018 at 6:57 pm

    Because Buhari is a Fulani man that is why it has become gvt duty to provide all this for Fulani herds men to take care of there catle. To start with how much are this Fulanis are paying as tax if the pay at all? In Nigeria is there any business people are doing and it is the gvt the prove them with capital and shop and also tax free? When did it becomes the culture of Nigeria gvt to gv people all the needed for their business or is it because Buhari is trying to start it?

  19. Samson Kanayo

    January 8, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    Another method to be save in Nigeria

  20. Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Ezeh

    January 8, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    Which government?

  21. Ifeanyichukwu Madunagu Frank

    January 8, 2018 at 5:46 pm

  22. Ifeanyichukwu Madunagu Frank

    January 8, 2018 at 5:45 pm

    As if na today wey buhari brothers Fulani headsmen terrorist started killing hmm so stop deceiving yourself

  23. Mack Chanchin'g

    January 8, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    evil govement

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Imo: My Govt Is Not Made Up Of Looters — Uzodinma

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Following ongoing report that the administration of Governor Hope Uzodinma is made up of looters, the Executive Governor of Imo state has denied the report.

The denial was contained in statement dated 18th February, 2020 released by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachuku.

The newly sworn-in governor said his government is made of God fearing men and that rumors of ongoing looting in the government house is untrue.

Read the statement below;

The government of Imo State under Senator Hope Uzodinma is made up of credible Imo sons and daughters who have zero tolerance for criminality.

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The government is proud of such personnel who have the fear of God and are solely committed to the service of the good people of Imo State.

The rumour, therefore, making the sounds on alleged looting in Imo State Government House is nothing but a lie from the pit of hell.

The rumour is engineered by members of the previous administration and their agents who are experts in assets stripping. They are yet to come to terms with the fact that the era of looting of government property is gone forever with their ouster from government.

Because criminals will always be criminals, they are seeing in the planned review of the case the sacked Emeka Ihedioha’s administration took before the Supreme Court and the adjournment as another window of opportunity to cause disaffection.

Unfortunately, they did not know that they were only reminding Imo people of what they are noted for i.e. looting of public funds and assets stripping of government property.

Under the government of Senator Uzodinma Imo people are happy that the looters they saw yesterday they will not see again today.

Governor Uzodinma does not only have confidence in the staff he has assembled to work with him, he also has implicit confidence in the entire Imo State work force and together they are working to ensure that Imo people are made prosperous.

Those who are alleging looting of government property should therefore have their heads examined or better still have a rethink in their own interest.

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APC Now A Funny Organization Under Oshiomhole ⁠— Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

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Babachir Lawal, the former secretary to the government of the Federation (SGF) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a “funny organisation” under the leadership of Adams Oshiomole as the National Chairman of the party.

While addressing newsmen over the weekend, Babachir Lawal alleged that the north has lost its priviledge in the APC following the suspension of Lawal Shaibu and Inuwa Abdulkadir who are the national Vice-Chairmen of the party in the north and north-west respectively.

He said: “This APC is funny, as we speak, the chairman and his loyalists have suspended the deputy national chairman (north), the whole north, the chairman, national vice-chairman (north-west) which is the largest geographical zone with seven states has been suspended, he is no longer attending national working committee meeting.

“The national secretary of the party who is from the north, from Yobe, has left to become governor of Yobe state as we speak, there is no firm decision to his replacement.

“For more than one year or so. A very substantial part of the country is not represented in the decision making.”

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Babachir further alleged that Oshiomhole does not involve prominent members of the party in decision-making.

He said: “I’m quite close to members of the NWC, they always complain about not being carried along so the chairman of a party is not an executive president where whatever you say is, you need to carry everyone along.

“That is the essence, a national vice-chairman north-east for example, he is for north-east and there are things unique to the area which he is aware of, which his own exco has brought to him for processing at the national secretariat. If he does not get the proper hearing and opportunity to present those things they are disenfranchised.”

Reacting on the reconciliation panel that was composed to resolve differences among warring members, the former SGF wondered what the panel led by Bisi Akande will achieve as he insisted that it is better for politicians to cut their losses and nurse their wounds rather than be reconciled.

Babachir Lawal said, “In politics, sometimes it is better not to reconcile, somebody must lose out.

“First of all there has to be confidence restored in the NWC that they capacity to be impartial and fair in the decisions they take on behalf of party members. As I speak I don’t think there is any APC member that can confidently tell you that he expects the NWC to be fair and just in some of the cases because we lost election on account of this.”

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Bayelsa: Keyamo Hails Supreme Court Verdict, Blames APC For Lyon’s Loss

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Festus Keyamo, the minister of state for labour and employment, has blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for losing to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state.

Recall that the Supreme Court on Thursday sacked David Lyon and Sen. Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, as the governor and deputy elect in the Nov. 16, 2019 governorship election in the state.

Keyamo who made this known on Thursday, February 14, while reacting to the apex court judgment on the election in the state, commended the court for being firm and resolute.

“The S/Court has been firm & resolute so far regarding pre-election cases & Election Petitions. I commend their lordship.

“As a party, we have to look at our own internal mechanisms that make us give our victories needlessly away to the opposition & take appropriate actions,” Keyamo wrote on Twitter.

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