Farmers in Ekpetiama Kingdom in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa on Wednesday appealed to security agencies to prevail on herdsmen who lead cattle to graze in the area to desist from the act, appealing to the authorities to wade into the matter in order to prevent any breakdown of law and order.
The entire inhabitants of the kingdom condemned the activities of some of the herdsmen who are unable to control their herds of cattle which ravage crops.
Ekpetiama Kingdom comprises seven […]
Traditional Rulers under the aegis of the Lagos State Council of Obas and Chiefs on Tuesday commended the efforts of the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and security agencies on the successful rescue of the Oniba of Iba, Oba Goriola Oseni.
The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu I, who led the traditional rulers to the Lagos House, Ikeja, said he and his colleagues were on a “thank you” visit to the Governor to commend him for the immense role he played towards […]
President Muhammadu Buhari says he has mandated security agencies to deal decisively with all acts of banditry and criminality perpetrated in the name of herdsmen-farmers clashes.
The president said this on Friday at the graduation ceremony of Course 24 at the National Defence College in Abuja.
“On the matter of herdsmen/farmers’ clashes, I wish to state that this administration will not tolerate or condone acts of banditry and criminality, under any guise. As such, our security agencies have been mandated to deal […]