It will be recalled that on Saturday morning, news about the assassination of Olajide Sowore, the young brother of the owner of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, broke out. According to the report, the Pharmacy student of the Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo was allegedly shot dead by some unknown killer Fulanis along Benin/Ore express road.
In a news that is currently going viral in Nigeria, it was made known that another Yoruba group, separate from that of Sunday Igboho has emerged, as they gave Fulanis and Hausas 30 days to leave the southwest region of the country, if not, they should be getting prepared for whatever thing that comes in their way if they fail to leave.
(OPINION) Short History Of The Fulanis In View Of Bishop Oyedepo's Reaction About The "Sponsored" Ones
The Fulanis are a very distinct tribe. They spread across Africa. They can be found all across Africa, from Nigeria to Niger, Mali, Guinea, and even up to far Senegal. They are nomadic and as such, could settle anywhere they see, most especially where the grass is much greener for their cattle.
Following the ongoing situation in Benue state and how Governor Samuel Ortom has long been in a strong disagreement with the Fulani herdsmen in the state, the Miyettti Allah Kautal Hore group has come out recently to demand that the governor apologize to them for the numerous accusations he has been leveling against the Fulani race.
It will come to a time when a woman does not get pregnant in Igboland, the Fulanis will be blamed for it. A lot of Igbos have mystified the Fulani people so much that logic and common sense no longer apply to commonsensical issues. Their fixation on the Fulani people and as the givers of Igbo desires is baffling and worrisome.
In the news that we gathered today, the governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, reacted to how people are viewing the Fulani people in Nigeria. Let's recall that many people blame the Fulanis for many of the attacks, killings, and kidnappings that are happening in Nigeria, which is one of the things that made the popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, issued an eviction notice on them in the Igangan area of Oyo state some months ago.
It was reported how some unknown Gunmen allegedly killed Alhaji Sheidu Madawaki, at Obuh Ruga cattle settlement. He is the head of a Fulani village, and he was attacked at his residence on Sunday by unknown gun men. The Fulani Leader claimed that the operatives need to provide protection for Infomats, so that they do not get harrassed.
The insecurity challenge in north western Nigeria has been for years. It all started in 2011 as conflicts between farmers and herders before it became worst. Most of it started in Zamfara State.The gangs started from an association called kungiyar gayu which means association of young guys. The purpose of the association was to ensure unity of the Fulani pastoralist and to defend them against social injustice, exploitation and extortion from different agencies.
The apex Fulani socio-cultural organization, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) aka Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has called out Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State for disclosing that the armed bandits and herders killing people and destroying properties in the nation are Fulanis and Muslims.
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has been criticised severely following his official defection to APC last Thursday. This is because of the remarks he had made about the ruling party and the Buhari regime in the past.The former minister of aviation has again received backlashes on social media after a report by SaharaReporters revealed how FFK once stated that he has Fulani blood running in his veins.
Masari and Gumi have been speaking, one sober, subdued by the enormity of banditry and the other, closet ethnic chauvinist, threatening the nation with more violence. Masari said the terrorism we have been calling banditry was being carried out by his fellow Fulanis only. Masari said the perpetrators had lived with them and that they knew them.
Why the government should ensure that attackers of Goronyo market in Sokoto are made to face justice
It is no news that, recently there was a massive attack on Goronyo market in Sokoto State. The attack which reportedly claim the lives of not less than 49 people was thought to be an attack on innocent civilians by bandits. However, it has now been revealed that, it was more of a reprisal attack as leader of Fulani bandits hiding in areas between Zamfara state and Sokoto State claim responsibility for the attack.
Nigeria has diverse ethnic groups and tribes. From Yorubas, to Fulanis and Ibajis. All these groups have diverse cultures and traditions that they practice. One tribe cannot force its culture on another tribe, or expect them to emulate their traditions, and vice versa.
The Governo of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has reacted after Gumi said fulani ethnic group should get voter cards ahead of 2023 election, saying that if Fulanis can vote, they should be able to work and pay tax Recall that a Kaduna-based Islamic Scholar, Dr Ahmad Gumi, had called on fulani ethnic group to ensure they register and obtain voter cards ahead of the 2023 general election in the country
Nigeria is a great country that consists of many tribes. However, some movements have been started in Nigeria that can affect the unity of the tribes in the country. What do you think the FG can do to promote unity? The major tribes in Nigeria are the Yorubas, Hausas, Igbos and Fulanis.
The former senator that represented the good people of Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone, Senator Shehu Sani has once again spoken. Senator Sani is one Nigerian politician who always speaks out when there is a need for him to do so. According to a recent tweet he made this morning, he disclosed that armed bandits killed Abubakar Danladi, the Lere Local Government Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Chairman in Kaduna State, because he failed to post a ransom of $40k.
The Fulani is a tribe in West Africa, they are found in the Northern part of Nigeria. The Fulanis are mostly known for their beauty and very long hair. The Fulani traditional attire is really beautiful. It is a colourful combination of red, blue and green embroidery, delicately woven into a white or cream fabric.
Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has confessed that the people involved in kidnappings and killing in the northern part of Nigeria are Fulanis. He disclosed this while speaking on Channels TV. The governor whose administration has been negotiating with bandits said that his claims are true even if they are not 100 percent, but he is sure that the majority of the people involved are Fulanis.
Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has said the Fulanis are the major victims of Kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country. Governor Atiku Bagudu The Governor while a guest on a program by Channels Television said people don’t usually hear about the experiences of the Fulani who are abducted, or have their cattle stolen.
The hunter group of Nigeria alongside the Kogi state vigilante service have raided a kidnappers’ den along erotic mountain where three of the suspected kidnappers were arrested and three Fulanis were rescued Information received revealed that the rescued underaged Fulanis were kidnapped from Chikara Community along Lokoja – Abuja road some 13days ago by the busted kidnap syndicate which operated within that axis.