Gunmen kill six in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Saturday attacked five farming villages in Benue State, killing six people and burning many houses, the police said on Sunday. “Five Agatu villages were attacked yesterday (Saturday) by suspected Fulani cattle herdsmen who killed six people,” police spokesman Daniel Ezeala told AFP. He said “many houses” were razed…

Alhaji-Jaafaru-Makarfi

National conference will divide Nigeria -Makarfi

Alhaji Ja’afaru Makarfi is the Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the apex Islamic body in northern Nigeria, Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI). In this interview with Saturday Sun, the octogenarian spoke on a wide range of national issues including the proposed national conference, corruption, security challenges and the 2015 general elections.Makarfi, who is also…