5 killed As C/River, Akwa Ibom Youths Clash In Land Dispute

5 killed As C/River, Akwa Ibom Youths Clash In Land Dispute

The hostility was reported to have broken out few days ago when Oku Iboku farmers encroached on Ikot Offiong and Inua Akpa land. At least five people are said to have been killed in renewed hostilities between youths of Akwa Ibom State living in riverine village of Oku Iboku village and their counterparts in Inua…

Sultan Blames Herdsmen’s Menace On Poor Intelligence Gathering

Sultan Blames Herdsmen’s Menace On Poor Intelligence Gathering

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has blamed continued insecurity challenge posed by herdsmen in various parts of the country on poor intelligence gathering mechanism by law enforcement agencies. Speaking at a two-day international conference, organised by Kwara State government in Ilorin, on Tuesday, the Sultan of Sokoto called for more proactive measures…

Kano State To Spend N200m On Rice Farming In 2017

Kano State To Spend N200m On Rice Farming In 2017

The Kano State Government has earmarked over N200 million in the recently approved 2017 budget to boost rice farming in the state. Mohammed Garba, the Commissioner of Information, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Kano. He said this was part of the state government’s efforts to…

Herdsman Remanded In Prison For Alleged Destruction Of Farm Produce

Herdsman Remanded In Prison For Alleged Destruction Of Farm Produce

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remand a 24-year-old herdsmen, Abu Begiri, in prison for alleged causing damage to farm produce. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Bankole Olasunkanmi told the court that the accused committed the offence on January 9 at Ago corner, Abuad Road in Ado-Ekiti. He said that he allowed his cattle to graze…