• Hausa, Fulani herdsmen sign peace accord with Abia communities

    Hausa, Fulani herdsmen sign peace accord with Abia communities

    Leaders of Hausa/Fulani herdsmen in Abia State have signed an accord with community leaders  in Abia to ensure a peaceful coexistence.

    This is part of proactive measures adopted by the state government, the police and leaders of various communities in Abia to forestall violent clashes between herdsmen and their host communities in Abia.

    The accord was signed at a Town Hall meeting organised by the state committee on herdsmen and farmers conflict resolution yesterday at the Police Officer’s Mess in  Umuahia.

    Chairman of […]

  • Military to launch Operation Accord against herdsmen attacks

    Military to launch Operation Accord against herdsmen attacks

    The military in response to desperate calls by Nigerians to address the increasing attacks by the suspected Fulani herdsmen against settlers and farmers in parts of the country plans to launch operation Accord.

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Gabriel Olonisakin, disclosed this yesterday, while receiving the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.

    Olonisakin said that “the armed force is preparing to launch ‘Operation Accord’ to tackle the menace occasioned by armed bandits in […]

  • Why Buhari’s government cannot accord priority to Confab report – SGF explains

    Why Buhari’s government cannot accord priority to Confab report – SGF explains

    Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. Babachir Lawal has revealed why the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to act on the report of the 2014 National Conference organized by the immediate past administration of Goodluck Jonathan.

    The SGF, who spoke with newsmen at the weekend, explained that the Confab report is not a priority of the Buhari’s government because it has been busy attending to economic, unemployment and insecurity issues, stressing that, “the exercise of governance […]