Not a solution to the problem: Nigeria to deploy satellites to track cattle movement

Mr. Jonathan mentioned that terrorists take advantage of pastoralism to cause mayhem among communities in the country. Federal officials at the Ministry of Agriculture in Abuja are working on a comprehensive livestock information system that will require all cattle in the country to carry electronic chips, while satellite imagery and remote sensing technology are deployed…

Aliyu Urges Abdulsalami To Prevail On Past Northern Leaders To Curb Insurgency In Three Months

Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State, weekend, asked former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) to prevail on past leaders of the country to help curb insurgency rocking the Northern region. Aliyu, who is the chairman, Northern States Governor’s Forum, NSGF, spoke at the maiden convocation of the state-owned Ibrahim Babangida Badamosi University, Lapai,…

Boko Haram terrorist abducts another 60 women

Boko Haram insurgents yesterday abducted 60 women out of 91 villagers kidnapped in Kumanza, Yaga and Dagu villages in Damboa local government area of Borno State. The abduction, according to local vigilance officials, took place between Thursday last week and Sunday. Chairman, Sector 5 of the local vigilance group, Abb Aji Khalil, also said that…

Six killed in separate attacks in Kaduna

Six persons have been reportedly killed in three separate attacks in southern Kaduna. Two of the victims were said to have been killed during a violence that erupted at Fadan- Chawai in Kauru Local government Area, following the appointment of a new Chief for the Chawai people by the government. The others were reportedly killed…

President Jonathan criminal herdsmen waging war against Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan said Monday that criminals masquerading as pastoralists has waged war against the country while activities of insurgents seriously over stretched the nation’s security and adversely affected the nation’s economic growth. The President who spoke in Kaduna at the opening of an International Conference on security and development challenges of pastoralists in West…

President Jonathan Insurgency has tasked Nigeria’s resources

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said activities of insurgents have seriously over-stretched the nation’s security resources and affected the nation’s economic growth. Speaking at the opening of an International Conference on Security and Development Challenges of Pastoralists in West and Central Africa, Jonathan said that criminals masquerading as pastoralists have waged war against the country. Jonathan,…