Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association
Reacting to the launch of the outfit, the president of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore in Bauchi state, Sadiq Ahmed, alleged that the aim of forming the security outfit was to flush out the Fulani tribe from the southwest region.
Major headlines of key Nigerian newspapers for Monday, February 10, revolves on reasons a socio-cultural group in the north, Miyetti Allah, is rejecting the recently established security network in the southwest.
Yoruba Ko’ya Movement, a foremost Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, has urged Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Miyetti Allah to order.
The proposed plan by the federal government to set up cattle colonies in some states may have suffered a setback as the Federal High Court has declared RUGA and cattle colony in Benue state as unwarranted and illegal.
Hours after some natives of Plateau were attacked by gangs of armed men, the police command has arrested a number of Fulani and community leaders from Mangu, Bokkos, Barkin Ladi and Riyom local government areas of the state.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) slammed the Plateau police command for linking suspected Fulani herdsmen to the Sunday, January 26, attack in the state that resulted in 13 deaths.