Nigerian Senate considers moves to force President to act over Fulani threat
West & Central Africa

Nigerian Senate considers moves to force President to act over Fulani threat

The Nigerian senate has threatened ‘to shut down’ the upper legislative chamber to force President Muhammadu Buhari into taking effective action in stopping the devastation of predominantly Christian communities of the Middle Belt region of the country by Fulani cattle herdsmen. The deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, speaking […]

Four years on, only 15 out of 113 Chibok school girls still alive says journalist
West & Central Africa

Four years on, only 15 out of 113 Chibok school girls still alive says journalist

Four years into the abduction of about 300 school girls in Chibok, north eastern Nigeria, the Nigerian government has claimed that it has encountered difficulties in securing the release of the remaining girls.“Unfortunately, the negotiations between the government and Boko Haram suffered some unexpected setbacks, owing mainly to a lack […]

Christians must “defend yourselves or die”,  General tells Christians
West & Central Africa

Christians must “defend yourselves or die”, General tells Christians

Nigeria’s former Defence Minister, General Theophilus Danjuma, has called on Nigerians, particularly Christian communities who are facing continuous attacks and killings by Islamist Fulani herdsmen to “defend themselves before they all die.” The former military general and an elder of the northern Christian forum, speaking at the Taraba State University on […]