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August 15, 2018

Outrage over Plateau killings – Archbishop of Jos, Afenifere, others cry Out

  Utterly gob-smacked Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has challenged President Buhari to call his Fulani kinsmen to order, even as other Nigerians cry themselves hoarse over regular killings in the Middle Belt and other parts of the country, by Fulani herdsmen. Archbishop Kaigama said Buhari should explain to his Fulani people that dialogue is better than revenge because cows, important as they are, cannot be compared to human beings. But that does not mean cows should be killed, stolen or wounded maliciously to deprive their owners of a means of livelihood. The Archbishop, who is on overseas…

Herdsmen Rampage: Matter of the truth

killings by Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists in Nigeria

  For several months now, Nigerians have watched with amazing docility, somnolence, and helplessness as Fulani “herdsmen” rampage several communities across the nation laying waste lives and property with impunity and reckless abandon. They have terrorized the middle belt, sacked several communities and decimated their population, in the manner of ethnic cleansing. They have equally touched parts of Kogi, Nasarawa and Southern Kaduna and have brazenly spilled over, unrestrained; into communities in the border area of Enugu State in the Eastern States and parts of the South West. These unmistakable jihadists are armed to the teeth and would brook no…

Biafra War: Yoruba, Middle Belt owe Ndigbo apology – Femi Kayode

Four and half decades after the Nigeria Civil War, and wishing that the clock could be rewound, at least one vocal Yoruba politician, thinker, poet and social commentator is making a journey down memory lane and looking back regretfully and admitting that his people made a monumental mistake by not supporting Ndigbo. Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode said it was wrong for the South and Middle Belt not to have supported Biafra. He said that Ikemba Ojukwu and Ndigbo deserve an apology. “We owe the late Colonel Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu the erstwhile Head of State of Biafra and his entire…