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Hunters in the South West have vowed to resist unprovoked attacks from suspected Fulani herdsmen in Yorubaland.

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National of Soludero Hunters Association of , Oba Nureni Anabi, disclosed this in an with journalists in Ibadan.

He said members of the association would stop further attacks on people by suspected Fulani herdsmen, saying hunters would no longer sit by and watch the unprovoked attacks by the herders on travellers and other people in the zone.

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Anabi said members of his association would liaise with the Agbekoya Association and other conventional security agencies to ensure criminals have no hiding place in the state.

He also enjoined President Muhammadu to incorporate hunters into the fight against insurgency in the North East, adding that the association would also support the administration of new governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, in the area of security.

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“President Buhari has done tremendously well in the fight against Book Haram, except for those who don’t want to face facts. The administration has given hope to ordinary Nigerians. The insecurity issue has been tackled, though much still needs to be done.

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“The president should just try us and see if we can help. But, I assure you that Nigerians, including the army will see how much we can do. There are still charms that can render weapons of war of the insurgents useless and we will be catching them (Boko Haram) like .

“We sympathise with the soldiers on the unnecessary attacks. The way we can contribute our quota is not only by sympathising with them. That’s why we are calling on the president to include us (South West hunters) in the fight against the insurgents,” he said.

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This is coming after a socio-cultural group, Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW), had called on the militant Fulani herdsmen in South-west to vacate the region.

The group in a communique it released after a meeting of its members last weekend in Ile-Ife in , decried the growing insecurity in Yoruba land allegedly precipitated by militant Fulani herdsmen and members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram.

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In the communique signed by the group’s President, Oladotun Hassan, it accused militant Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram members of killing and kidnapping people of Yoruba stock, and consequently, issued a seven-day ultimatum to the alleged perpetrators to move out of South-west states or risk reprisal attack.

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Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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Bauchi youths disappointed after finding warehouse empty

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By Charly Agwam – Bauchi
Following the widespread looting at Covid-19 warehouses across the nation, Bauchi state youths who attempted to raid a store where COVID-19 palliatives were kept on Sunday were disappointed after finding it empty.
The State , Bala Mohammed who made this known on his twitter handle on Sunday, said he ordered his Chief of Staff to open the warehouse when he learnt that youths had laid siege on the store to loot palliatives.
He said, “Today, hoodlums attempted a raid on the #COVID-19 palliative warehouse in Bauchi State. My Chief of Staff was informed and he ordered the warehouse to be opened.
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“They saw it was empty, and they turned back. And that’s because we shared everything to beneficiaries as and when due. For accountability, when we started distribution months ago, I ensured to set up a high powered committee that included myself, my deputy, the State @OfficialPDPNig Chairman and Chairmen of all political parties in the state, including traditional rulers, and others.”
“The core of my mandate remains the crucial drive to give Bauchi State citizens a better prospect and more excellent opportunity for a prosperous life. We are doing this, and we will continue to do more. #GreaterBauchi.”
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BREAKING: Curfew now 8pm to 6am —Sanwo-Olu

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Lagos State , Babajide Sanwo -Olu , has again reviewed the curfew imposed on the state to curb the civil unrest in the aftermath of the # EndSARS protests against police brutality .
Sanwo – Olu had eased the 24 -hour curfew on Friday to start from 6pm to 8 am.
But in a notice on Sunday evening by his Commissioner for Information and Strategy , Gbenga Omotoso , the governor said the curfew time is now between the hours of 8 pm and 6am , meaning that residents can go out by 6 am and return home before 8 pm .
The commissioner stated , “ The curfew in Lagos State has been reviewed . Restriction time is now 8 pm to 6 am .
“ Lagosians are enjoined to plan their journey times as they go about their lawful businesses . Public schools remain shut till further notice .”

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