March 22, 2018

Benue massacre: Miyetti Allah cattle breeders responsible for gruesome killings - Ortom

10 January 2018, 04:46 | Lena Norman

Buhari is completely Confused, Should be ashamed of himself – Adebanjo

Nigeria: Benue State Conflict Leaves 83 Dead in 1 Week

"They must be arrested and prosecuted because we can not allow impunity to continue to thrive".

'More Units of the Police Special Forces, Counter Terrorism Units, and Conventional Policemen are already being deployed to the State as at this time today to comply in totality with the Presidential order.' a Police statement read.

Fulani herdsmen on Monday night launched a gruesome attack on residents of Tse-Awashua village in Anyiin area of Logo local government area of Benue State and slaughtered two Mobile policemen and badly injured another one.

I support the call for the immediate proscription of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore just the same way IPOB was proscribed by the Nigerian Army and the South East Governors Forum.

"We have dialogued; we have looked at the problem with the security chiefs and appreciated each other". The security men should apprehend perpetrators and prosecute them.

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In a series of tweets, Mr. Fayose said the federal government "must act now" as the herdsmen menace has gotten to the level of, "terrorism and ethnic cleansing".

Ishaku said Taraba had also promulgated an anti-open grazing law to take effect from the end of January.

Ayo Adebanjo, chieftain of the Yoruba socio-political organization Afenifere, also slammed Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari for his "inaction" on the issue.

He said, "I never said I was not allowed to speak with Mr President".

"We are talking of cattle colonies, not ranches, so to speak, where we will provide water, grass, training for herdsmen, cattle breeding and insemination". I know that some people argue that the culture of open grazing is our culture, but when a culture begins to develop unsafe trends, leading to warfare between people and bloody clashes and death that culture is due for re-examination.

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