According to a popular online publication, The Cable, it was reported that 34 persons were killed on Sunday after 2 Kaduna communities (Madamai and Abun) were attacked by bandits. The reason for the attack is yet to be known, however, earlier today what seem to be a reprisal was carried out in Kacecere village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area.
Let El-Rufai Bring His Herders To Ondo And Find Out If Grazing Law Is Enforceable- Akeredolu Dares Kaduna Governor
Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has again come hard on the Northern elders and leaders who maintained a standpoint against the ban on Open Grazing of cattle in the Southern part of the country. Open grazing Bill which was recently signed into law by some of the governors in the Southern region has been a subject of hot debate in the public in the last few weeks.
Churches are other places of worship have played out to be one of the major targets of the terrorist groups in Nigeria. The media has reported quite a remarkable number of attacks on churches, with worshippers being major victims. A sad incident recently occurred at a church in Kaduna on Sunday morning.
Bandits Invade Another Northern Settlement Security agencies have reported to the Kaduna State Government that bandits have attacked five local government areas of the state and scores were reportedly killed. Photo Credit: Nigerian Tribune Igabi, Chikun, Birnin Gwari, Giwa, and Sanga are the local government areas.
As the 2023 presidential election gets closer every day, the zoning of the presidency always makes the top headlines in the Nigerian newspapers. Let's recall that the 17 southern governors declared their support that the presidency should be shifted to the southern region since President Muhammadu Buhari, who will complete his 8-year term in 2023, is a northerner some days ago.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, has stated that Nigeria had the fastest economic growth rate under former President Olusegun Obasanjo than any other government in the history of the country. Nigeria has had Musa Ya’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan and now Muhammadu Buhari as presidents since Obasanjo.
According to Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, he said that it is difficult to execute the Anti-Open Grazing laws which his counterparts in the Southern part of the country have passed to curb insecurity in the region. The governor advised them not to deploy too much energy on the laws, saying that it would take time for it to be materialized.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday, said his Kaduna State counterpart, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, may be planning to devastate the Southern region of Nigeria by shipping armed bandits and killer herdsmen to undermine the law against open grazing of cattles, while responding to a statement Mr El-Rufai made during an economic policy event.
Although the Kaduna 2023 Gubernatorial Election is still some months away, The Race to Succeed Governor Nasir El-rufai has commenced in earnest. Governor Nasir El-rufai Photo Credit: Goggle Even though, Political Bigwigs in the State have indicated intrest in the Governorship Position. Below is a list of Top 3 APC Chieftains El-rufai may endorse to Succeed him in 2023.
Due to the frequent attacks of bandits on innocent residents in the northern part of the country, some governors felt that, negotiating and settling bandits with money will make them stop banditry and lay down their weapons, as they stopped negotiating when they saw that bandits were not fulfilling their promises.
Today's Headlines: Govs Should Shun Personal Interests-El-Rufai; Tenant Arraign For Beating Landlady
(Photos Credit: Google) Autonomy: El-Rufai asks fellow governors to shun personal interests Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai has called on colleagues to forgo personal interests and fears to allow autonomy of other arms of government. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) He said the agitation by states Houses of Assembly for financial autonomy was “a welcome development.”
A rift seems to be brewing between Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and his Ondo counterpart, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who is also the Chairman of the Southwest Governors' Forum (SGF). El-Rufai. Credit: Daily Post. El-Rufai had blasted Southern Governors over their move to ban open grazing in the South, describing it as unfortunate and not being implementable.
About two days ago, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State criticised the 17 Southern NigerIan Governors over the Anti-open Grazing Bill which they started signing into law in their respective states since the beginning of this monrh. Recall that the Governors reached a common agreement to ban open grazing in the entire southern states during the meeting which they held in Asaba, the capital of Delta State earlier in May.
Anti-open Grazing Law Unimplementable, el-Rufai Tells Southern Govs Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has responded the new law banning Open Grazing in the Southern states of Nigeria, saying such a law is not implementable. Some southern states like Ondo, Oyo, Lagos, Enugu and Osun, among others have passed anti open gracing law.
Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the anti-grazing law being passed by some southern state governors is not implementable. El-Rufai spoke on Tuesday, September 21, after a visit to the National Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the federal capital territory, Abuja.
The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has come down hard on his Kaduna State counterpart, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, who dismissed the anti-open grazing laws being passed by most Governors in the south as "populist and unrealistic". Most governors in the southern region of Nigeria have been passing laws to ban open grazing of cattle within their jurisdictions, however, El-Rufai has laughed off these pieces of legislation as simplistic and playing to the gallery.
Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), Rotimi Akeredolu has slammed Mallam Nasir El-Rufai over his scathing remarks against the laws banning against open grazing imposed in the Southern region. Recall that the Kaduna State Governor on Tuesday, accused his counterparts in the south of signing anti-grazing laws they know are impossible to implement.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has stated that the North-West has the largest population of any geopolitical zone in the country but it is both a blessing and a curse. The governor said this Tuesday at a forum tagged “Human Capital Development Communications Strategy Validation Meeting” organised by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Image credit: theecologist.com The fulani herdsmen crises that have killed many people in country was one of reasons southern governors banned open grazing. For quite some time, many northern political leaders have been brainstorming on ideas on how they can also end Fulani herdsmen crises in the northern region of the country.
The Bestselling Author, Human Right Activist and Former Aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Bemigho Reno Omokri, has shown his happiness, over the defection of Sen. Shehu Sani to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Photo Credit: Google (but was collaged by NaijaReacts).