Fulani Herdsmen

Government Proposes Five Years Jail Term For Any One Harbouring Killers Herdsmen

Posted: January 20, 2018 at 11:42 pm

The Ekiti State governor Dr Ayodele Fayose has said Ekiti Government will soon pass a bill that would imprison any body found harbouring killers herdsmen in Ekiti to a five years jail term without option of bail. Governor fayose made this assertion during a meeting with the members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association and […]

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Herdsmen: ‎Fayose Summons Peace-meeting, Warns Fulani, Tivs Against Reprisal

Posted: January 16, 2018 at 9:40 am

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has warned against killing of anyone either herdsman or farmer in the name of any clash relating to grazing in the state. He revealed that recent steps by his government are to prevent violence  between farmers and herders and not to give anybody license to unlawfully take human life. The […]

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For Attacking Herdsman, Fayose Orders Arrest of Seven Ekiti Youths

Posted: May 23, 2017 at 1:56 pm

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has ordered the immediate arrest of seven youths for allegedly attacking an herdsman, simply identified as Ibrahim and killing four of his cows. He has also awarded N5m to the family of a teenager allegedly shot by one of the policemen deployed in Igogo Ekiti to quell a protest […]

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Ekiti Herdsmen to Obtain Permit From Government – Fayose

Posted: November 3, 2016 at 10:32 pm

Anyone interested in cattle rearing in Ekiti must register with ‎State Government through traditional rulers, Governor Ayodele Fayose declared on Thursday. The governor said this during the signing of an agreement between the state government and Miyyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria in Ado Ekiti. At the peace parley meeting held in the presence […]

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Herdsman Gets Two Years Sentence For Grazing

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 12:19 pm

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced one Ali Haruna to two years imprisonment for taking his cows for grazing in a farmland and destroying crops.   The Magistrate, Idowu Ayenimo, in his judgement, said the accused was arraigned in his court on Jan 22, 2016 over a two-count charge of wilful and […]

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose Stopped Rearing of Cattle in The State

Posted: May 23, 2016 at 9:18 pm

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has banned grazing and rearing of cattle in the state, saying those interested in cattle farming should get their own private cattle ranch. The governor, who took such a drastic action, also said a bill to make the movement of cattle from one location to another criminal in the […]

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