Senator Shehu Sani has alleged that Katsina state is becoming a failing state following attacks by kidnappers and bandits. The senator representing Kaduna central in NASS made the statement in a tweet on Monday, January 21.
In the wake of a recent face-off between the presidency and Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, the deputy governor, Benson Abouno, has dismissed the insinuation that Ortom was indifferent to the spate of killings in the state.
One person has been reported killed while several others injured during a protest by youths and women from Agadama community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State over alleged herdsmen invasion.
Samuel Ortom of Benue state has warned monarchs against free grazing by herdsmen. He made this warning known to the traditional heads at a recent seminar in the state, stressing the need to remain security conscious.
The United Nations say Nigeria lost an estimated 2.8 billion dollars in revenues in 2018, mainly due to oil-related crimes. This is according to a new report by the secretary-general on the activities of the United Nations.
One Baba Magit Mallo, the ninety-seven-year-old head of Shillim village, Daffo District in the Bokkos local government area of Plateau state, has reportedly vowed not to abandon his ancestral land for rampaging herdsmen.