Herdsmen And Farmers Conflict
Governor David Umahi, on Thursday, October 24, issued a seven-day ultimatum to Paschal Oluchukwu and his 'Organisation of Ebonyi Indigenes in the Diaspora' to apologise over an allegation seen as injurious.
To halt tension between farmers and herdsmen in Oyo, the state House of Assembly, on Thursday, October 24, passed the anti-open grazing law which would restrict the movements of cows.
The Oyo State House of Assembly is currently working on an anti-grazing bill that would restrict the movement of herders and their cows across the state.
The crisis between herders and farmers witnessed in Benue and other parts of Nigeria has been attributed to social and cultural factors by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The herders in Oyo state spoke through the national chairman of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Sale Bayari.
Major General Cecil Esekhaigbe, a retired officer of the Nigerian Army, has condemned negotiating with criminals as a means of addressing the security challenges confronting the nation.