Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has warned its members in Nasarawa State against deliberate encroachment on farmlands.
The state chairman of association, Mohammed Husaini, gave the warning during a meeting with members on Saturday in Keana Local Government Area (LGA).
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting had in attendance herders from Keana, Obi and Awe LGAs.
According to the chairman, as leaders, they will expose the bad elements among them to the security agencies for immediate prosecution.
He said that the association would not continue to fold its arms and allow some unpatriotic members to undermine the current peace in the state through their illegal activities.
“We will set up monitoring committee to monitor the activities of our members and report the bad elements to us for onward report to the security agencies.
“We will also confiscate the cows of anyone caught destroying farmland deliberately to serve as deterrent to others,” he said.
The chairman added that the leadership was conducting an investigation to fish out members that recently attacked and amputated the hands of a farmer in Keana.
“The perpetrators of the crime will never go unpunished, as we will get them and make them face the full wrath of the law,” he said.
Hussaini further said that, just like the herders, farmers were also earning their livelihoods through their farms, stressing there was no justification whatsoever for any herder to destroy crops.
Mr Ubi Haruna, Benue State Chairman of Miyette Allah, who was also at the meeting, commended the government of Benue State for showing understanding with the Fulani people in the state.
He promised that the Fulani people living in Benue would continue to be law abiding and support the government to succeed.
According to him, the association would expose any herder who either destroys crops or kills anybody to the security agencies for prosecution.
The meeting was also attended by Alhaji Abu Giza, Chairman of Keana LGA and the representatives of the Army, Police, and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCSDC) among others.
NDA Expels Cadets For Misconduct
Some cadets have been expelled by the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Friday, January 24 over misconduct.
This was disclosed by the NDA’s spokesperson, Major Abubakar Abdullahi in a statement made available to newsmen.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) was established on 5 February 1964 in response to the defence needs of independent Nigeria to train officers for the Armed Forces of Nigeria. Before then, the institution was known as the Royal Military Forces Training College (RMFTC). After independence in 1960, it became known as the Nigerian Military Training College.
Major Abdullahi disclosed that the military academy conducts periodic dossier reviews to address cadets’ disciplinary cases.
The statement read in parts;
“The recently concluded dossier review resulted in the relegation and withdrawal of some cadets found wanting in discipline and general misconduct. This is in line with the NDA’s continued demonstration of its commitment to produce quality officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces and to ensure that discipline is preserved.
“The exercise which is in line with provisions of the cadets’ hand book on discipline and General Administration 2018 (revised) and Armed Forces Act CAP A20 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 aims to achieve the mission of the academy to provide each officer cadet the requisite knowledge, skills and values necessary to meet the requirements of a military officer through military training, academic excellence and character development.”
Leah Sharibu Allegedly Gives Birth In Boko Haram’s Captivity
Leah Sharibu has allegedly given birth to a son fathered by a top Boko Haram commander.
According to Sahara Reporters, Leah, the Christian girl who was kidnapped along with other schoolgirls but was not released with the others because she refused to renounce Christianity, allegedly gave birth to a baby boy weeks ago.
She was reportedly forced by the terror group to convert to Islam before being married off to a top Boko Haram commander, the publication claims.
The forced marriage has now allegedly produced a son.
‘Anytime I Peel Banana, I Get Erection’ — Nigerian Man Laments
A distraught 21-year-old Nigerian student has cried out over what started happening to him since last year.
The young man who wrote to popular online love doctor, Joro Olumofin and pleaded to be kept anonymous narrated that he gets erection anytime he eats banana, and not only that; his buttocks also gets wet.
Apparently worried, he wants to know if what is happening to him is normal or if he is simply gay.
See screenshot of his message to Joro below…