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Nigeria: As Fulani Vigilantes Divide Up Yoruba Land

Earlier this month, Fulani herdsmen said they’d set up a vigilante group in the South East to help with insecurity.  Ibos refused that plus  plans…

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Herd Instincts: Fulanis To Move North? Buhari Doesn’t Think So

Nigeria’s president, Mohammadu Buhari, can’t be a happy man. And it has nothing to do with his battles with Atiku Abubakar.  His kinsmen who are…

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Adeboye And RUGA: Silence Ain’t A Virtue

“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” Elle Wiesel. Enoch Adegboye, head of…

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Abba Kyari: Chief Of Staff – in Chief

Friday, July 6, Vanguard, a newspaper in Nigeria ,carried a lead with the  headline “Can I Abba ‘Kyari’ you to the president”? Kyari was in…

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RUGA: Mad Cows Get A Healing?

Nigeria’s shilly-shally government Wednesday ,announced that it was “suspending the RUGA Program”. The project ,if seen to its end, would have created Fulani towns in…

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RUGA: Mad Cow Disease And Hostile Takeovers

On May 16,1990, John Gummer, British Agriculture Minister,said: “It is not the cows that are mad. It is the people “.Mr Gummer was trying to…

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