• Governor Fayose frees detained cows, signs peace deal with Fulani herdsmen

    Governor Fayose frees detained cows, signs peace deal with Fulani herdsmen

    Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Thursday released nine cows ‘arrested’ and ‘detained’ in some parts of the state for contravening the Prohibition of Cattle and Other Ruminants Grazing Law back to their owners.

    The cows were seized by the operatives of Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals (EGEM) recently inaugurated to crack down on grazing outside hours allowed by law and in unauthorised places.

    This was consequent upon a stakeholders’ meeting held by Fayose with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association […]

  • Miyetti Allah condemns killing of cows in Ekiti

    Miyetti Allah condemns killing of cows in Ekiti

    According to reports, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has reacted to Governor Ayodele Fayose’s inauguration of a vigilante group, Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals, EGEM, popularly called ‘Anti-malu’, stating that the move is “in furtherance of his threat to banish our members (Fulani herdsmen) from Ekiti State”.

    MACBAN said Fayose unleashed the marshals “against our members whose herds of cattle had gone to a stream at Agon Bridge on Federal Polytechnic road between the time of 2:00 – […]

  • Confiscated cows to go for ‘stomach infrastructure’, says Fayose

    Confiscated cows to go for ‘stomach infrastructure’, says Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has declared that any cow confiscated under the State Grazing Regulation Law will be slaughtered and shared to the people as part of the “Stomach Infrastructure” policy of his administration.

    The governor who disclosed this on Thursday in Ado Ekiti during the inauguration of Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals (EGEM) said herdsmen caught grazing their cattle beyond the 6.00 pm risks six months jail while their animals will be confiscated.

    Fayose explained that the setting up of the […]

  • MURIC hails arrest of Judges, says no sacred cows

    MURIC hails arrest of Judges, says no sacred cows

    According to reports, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has hailed the action taken by the Federal Government to curb corruption in the judiciary.

    Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) at the weekend raided the homes of some Nigerian judges, arrested seven Judges and seized huge amounts of foreign and local currencies.

    Declaring support for the action, MURIC Director, Prof Ishaq Akintola in a statement on Monday noted that “Recent revelations have shown that judges collude with criminals and corrupt politicians […]

  • Senate orders cows found loitering in City Centre to be slaughtered

    Senate orders cows found loitering in City Centre to be slaughtered

    Worried by continuous movement of cows in the City Centre despite several warnings by the Federal Capital Territory authorities, Senate Committee on FCT, has ordered the slaughtering of Cows found in the city centre.

    The directive was handed down to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Mohammed Bello when he appeared before the Committee on Monday.

    Committee Chairman, Senator Dino Melaye, in his address registered Senate’s disappointment at the manner Fulani herdsmen defy the order that they should not move their […]

  • Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Eid el-Kabir: Sokoto buys N11m cows for orphans

    Sokoto State Government has disbursed N11 million for the purchase of cows for the provision of meat to 4,205 orphans on the Eid El-Kabir Day.

    The Chairman of the State Zakkat and Endowment Committee, Alhaji Lawal Maidoki, on Saturday said, “N130,000 was given to each of the 85 districts in the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.

    “Each of the districts will buy a cow, slaughter it and distribute it to 50 orphans each. “The gesture is aimed at providing a sense […]

  • You Won’t Believe What a Young Fulani Boy Was Caught Doing While Grazing His Cows (Photo)

    You Won’t Believe What a Young Fulani Boy Was Caught Doing While Grazing His Cows (Photo)

    A young Fulani boy who was grazing his cows recently has been caught on camera doing something quite unprecedented.

    This young Fulani boy has been caught on camera doing something which has gotten many people both surprised and inspired.

    The boy was spotted by one Engineer Sam who took photos.

    Engineer Sam posted the photo and story on Facebook where the story has gotten lots of positive feedback.

    According to him, the young boy was seen reading a Mathematics text book as the cows […]

  • Fulani Herdsmen Now Using Pedestrian Bridge to Transport Their Cows…See Photo

    Fulani Herdsmen Now Using Pedestrian Bridge to Transport Their Cows…See Photo

    You won’t believe this picture shared by a man showing a shocking incident whereby cows now use the same pedestrian bridge humans use to cross the road.

    According to Iyke Odoemelam, things are getting really unbelievable in Nigeria as cows now use the same pedestrian bridge humans used to cross.

    This photo shows how suspected Fulani herdsmen now use the flyover to transport their animals. This trend, many believe is not good for