• AEPB arrests 589 hawkers, 25 cows, 51 sheep – Director

    AEPB arrests 589 hawkers, 25 cows, 51 sheep – Director

    It was gathered that the Abuja Environmental Protection Board said on Tuesday that it arrested 589 hawkers, 25 cows, 51 sheep and nine herdsmen between May and September.

    Omolola Olanipekun, the Acting Director of the board, disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the herdsmen and the animals were arraigned in the FCT mobile court.

    Olanipekun said that the board had embarked on strong sensitisation programme to educate the residents of the FCT on the dangers involved in street […]

  • Illegal grazing: FCT arrests nine herdsmen, 25 cows

    Illegal grazing: FCT arrests nine herdsmen, 25 cows

    It was gathered that the Abuja Environmental Protection Board has arrested nine herdsmen and confiscated 25 cows and 51 sheep for illegal grazing in the Federal Capital Territory.

    It stated that the herdsmen were penalised by the mobile court which imposed fines ranging from N3,000 to N7,000 on them.

    The acting Director of the board, Mrs. Omolola Olanipekun, who disclosed this at a press briefing on Friday in Abuja, added that 589 street hawkers were also arrested and fined by the mobile […]