Anniversary: Miyetti-Allah hails Tinubu

Miyetti Allah

…Demands nomadic education Commission Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN),  has commended President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to developing Nigeria’s infrastructure, agricultural development, and enhanced security since his assumption of office. Its National President, Othman-Ngelzarma, made the commendation in a congratulatory letter to Tinubu yesterday, in Abuja. He said, ”Your one year in office, though tumultuous stands you as a man of courage, conviction, and vision with Renewed Hope to make Nigeria great. ”Your commitment to developing Nigeria’s infrastructure, Agricultural development, and enhanced security is a testimony that you are…

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Alleged terrorism: Court frees Miyetti-Allah President, Bodejo

Bodejo

President of Miyetti-Allah Kautal Kore, Bello Bodejo became a free man yesterday, after the Federal Government withdrew alleged terrorism charges filed against him. The charges against Bodejo were withdrawn by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on resumption of the trial yesterday. Upon resuming hearing, the lawyer to the AGF, Aderonke Imana, moved an oral application for the withdrawal of the three-count charge The lawyer said the application was under Section 108 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA), 2015. She said the request was further…

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Court fixes May 29 to commence trial of Miyetti-Allah leader

Miyetti Allah leader

Justice Inyang Edem Ekwo, of the Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed May 29 to begin the trial of detained leader of the pan-Fulani cultural group, Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo. The court fixed the date after dismissing the application for bail of the accused person. At the last adjourned date, the bail application was fixed for ruling and commencement of trial of Bodejo, but his absence in court stalled the trial from going ahead. Shortly after the court fixed the date for trial, his counsel, Dr Ahmed Raji,…

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​​​‘We’re under siege in Benue’ – MACBAN raises alarm

MACBAN

The Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN), in Benue State has decried the insecurity bedeviling the State, alleging that both herders and farmers are presently under siege of strange gunmen. State Chairman of MACBAN, Mohammed Risku, in an interview with newsmen in Makurdi, the State capital, said members of his association were worried that the unknown killers, apart from murdering farmers in the local communities, are as well attacking them, their children and animals. Risku said the killers are usually dressed in a particular strange uniform whenever attacking people…

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Human/Food Security: South-West farmers, Miyetti-Allah sign MOU on peaceful co-existence

Miyetti Allah & S'West

In a bid to achieve food sustainability and production in Nigeria, the Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and the Southwest Farmers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote peaceful co-existence between both parties in the zone. The Southwest Famers, under the aegis of Southwest Commodity Farmers Organisation and the National Chairman of the cattle breeders, signed the peace accord during a day summit held in Ibadan, Oyo State. Addressing newsmen shortly after signing the peace accord, the coordinator of the Southwest Commodities Farmers Organisation Olusegun Dasaolu said…

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FG charges Miyetti-Allah president, Bello Bodejo with terrorism

The Federal Government, yesterday, arraigned the detained president of Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo, at the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on a three-count charge bordering on terrorism. Recall that Bodejo, arrested on January 23 in Malia, Nasarawa, and kept in the Defence Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) custody, was arraigned before Justice Inyang Ekwo. Bodejo’s arrest was predicated on the alleged raising of an armed militia to the detriment of the nation’s unity, contrary to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Government, in a Motion ex-parte…

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FG slams terrorism charge against Miyetti-Allah’s president, Bodejo

The Federal Government has filed a criminal charge against Bello Bodejo, leader of the socio-cultural organisation, ‘Miyetti-Allah Kautal Hore’ group, over an alleged unlawful establishment of an ethnic militia group. The charge was filed before the federal high court in Abuja on March 12.  Recall that Bodejo was arrested on January 23 at the Miyetti Allah’s office in Karu LGA of Nasarawa State, over the unveiling of a vigilante group. The Fulani socio-cultural organisation had recently unveiled a vigilante group in Nasarawa. Bodejo said the “nomad vigilante group” would assist…

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15 bodies recovered, 78 houses burnt in Plateau – MACBAN

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said yesterday that 15 individuals were slain following an alleged invasion of their settlements in Plateau State’s Mangu local government area. The group’s State leader, Nuru Abdullahi, revealed this to newsmen yesterday in Jos, the State capital. The group also claimed that 78 of their members’ homes had been destroyed and that over 2,000 animals had gone missing as a result of the invasion. Abdullahi said, “This unfortunate thing is moving its head quickly into other LGAs of the State to…

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“Our members detained in Anambra prisons without trial” – Miyetti Allah

The Zonal Chairman of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) South-East chapter, Gidado Siddikki, has claimed that its members are being detained without trial at different correctional centres in Anambra State. Siddikki also alleged that some of its members have been labelled as kidnappers, armed robbers and clamped into detention by the police for over five years without trial. He stated these while briefing journalists in Awka yesterday, just as he appealed to the Anambra State government through the Ministry of Justice and the prison authority in the state,…

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Miyetti Allah declares National VP, Lamido missing

The Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) has raised the alarm over the whereabouts of its National Vice President, Munnir Atiku Lamido. A statement issued yesterday by the National Public Relations Officer of the group, Muhammad Nura Abdullahi, declared the VP missing. According to the statement, Munnir was last seen on June 23 when he departed his residence in Katsina State for Kaduna. The group noted that all efforts to trace the VP have proven abortive, asking those with useful information about the VP to contact the nearest police…

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