Today's Headlines: Borno Residents Flee As Gunmen Strikes, Fulani Herdsmen Strikes Again And Others.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Speaks
The alleged eviction notice reportedly issued to the northerners in Southeast has been described as a mere rumour by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural group in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, said no one is sending away non-indigene from the region.
Ohanaeze warned elites from the two regions shun inflammatory statements and activities that could incite ethno-religious violence.
Buhari Nominates Former Service Chiefs As Ambassadors
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has nominated all the service chiefs who were changed last week as non-career ambassadors.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday titled “President Buhari nominates Olonisakin, Buratai, Ibas, Abubakar, Usman as non-career ambassadors.”
Borno Residents Flee As Gunmen Strikes
The Yobe police command says incessant attacks by “unknown gunmen” have forced residents of four local governments in Borno state to flee into Yobe communities.
A statement by Dungus Abdulkarim, public relations officer of the command, listed the Borno local government areas to be Gubio, Magumeri, Kaga and Konduga.
Fulani Herdsmen Strikes Again
Three farmers have reportedly been killed by suspected herders at the small town of Ugo in Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State while farm produces worth almost N600 million were also destroyed and set ablaze.
A farmer, Mr Michael Eghaghe alleged that the Fulani cattle rearers used their cattle to graze the farmlands where thousands of plantain, pineapple, cocoa, cassava and mature cocoa trees are grown, adding that they also slashed and set the farmlands ablaze.
Eghaghe who spoke in Benin yesterday said that the herders have been grazing on his farm since 2017.
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