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Headlines: Miyetti Gives New Order To Herders in Ebonyi State, Another Top Politician Joins PDP

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By Solosport | self meida writer
Published 6 days ago - 11380 views


Killings: We've Directed Herders To Leave Ebonyi Till Tension Goes Down — Miyetti Allah


The southeastern leader of the Miyetti Allah Breeders' Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said it had ordered the relocation of its members from Ebony state following the recent killings there.

The group said the holiday would pave the way for peace and allow security officials to carry out a thorough investigation.


The South-East zonal chairman of Miyetti Allah, Gidado Sidikki, disclosed this while speaking to journalists in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday.

He noted that the relocation order was for a period of time to enable the security agencies in collaboration with the Ebonyi State government, the leadership of Miyetti Allah, community leaders and other stakeholders to investigate the cause of the attacks on innocent people.

He noted that the relocation order was meant to be for some time in order for the security agencies to work with the Ebony government, Mietti Allah's leadership, community leaders and other stakeholders to investigate the causes of the attacks on innocent people.


Another Top Politician Joins PDP

Nigeria's former minister of information and 2019 presidential aspirant under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Jerry Gana, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Daily Trust reports that the ex-minister alleged that there is no government in Nigeria.

Legit.ng gathered that Gana said this when he, alongside many of his supporters, returned the PDP on Wednesday, April 7.


Military Launches Air Strikes On Benue To Kill Unknown Gunmen, Residents Panic

Nigerian Army and Air Force fighter jets have launched air strikes against the Bonta community in Shangev Tiev, the local government of Konshisha, Benue state, to destroy camps of unidentified gunmen believed to be fighters from southeast.

“It all started this morning, when Nigerian military attacked the people of Bonta in Shangev Tiev, Konshisha LGA using aircraft. This unexpected attack made everyone run out of the villages and look for a secure place to lay low,” another resident said.

“There are actually reports of deaths from the bullets, the shock from the unexpected attack and the loud sound and vibration from the aircraft. There have truly been communal clashes between the people of Shangev Tiev and the Igede community in Okpute.


Dangote Sells Cement For N1, 800 In Zambia, N3, 500 In Nigeria

The Dangote Cement Group sells its product in Southern African country, Zambia, for at most 110 Kwacha which equals to about N1, 800 in Nigeria, while the same product sells for not less than N3, 500.


"In addition, the board of directors has instructed Lafarge Zambia PLC, Dangote Cement Zambia Limited, and Mpande Limestone to carry out within 90 days of receiving instructions that individual employees must not behave in an anti-competitive manner and that the company must not promote and / or anti-competitive behavior, including the exchange of information, "the council said.

Meanwhile, a SaharaReporters inspection of a Nigerian hardware store revealed that Dangote was selling cement for N3 500 while Lafarge was selling for N 3400 - nearly double what Zambia paid for the same product.


The Zambia Board of Commissioners of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission said it ordered Lafarge Zambia Plc, Dangote Cement Zambia Limited and Mpande Limestone Limited to revert to the cement prices ranging between Kwacha 99 to Kwacha 110 after there was uproar over its recent increment.


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