Southern Kaduna: Police arrest suspected killers of two Fulani herdsmen

Fulani Herdsmen [Credit:]

The Police in Kaduna State on Monday said they have arrested three suspects that allegedly killed two Fulani herdsmen on Saturday.

The Commissioner of Police, Agyole Abeh, told journalists in Kaduna that the two herdsmen were grazing their livestock when they were killed on March 11 at Unguwan Luka in Jema’a Local Government Area.

Mr. Abeh said the three suspects were arrested after a tip-off by Good Samaritans.

The police commissioner said the suspects had made confessional statements and would soon be charged to court.

He declared that peace was gradually returning to Southern Kaduna, and urged the general public to go about their normal businesses.

Mr. Abeh assured of the command’s readiness and commitment in providing secure environment to all citizens and solicited for more support from the public to enable police personnel discharge their duties more effectively.

“I want to assure the people of the state of my resolve to flush out all forms of crime and criminality in the area,” he said.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the herdsmen were shot while herding cattle in Anguwan Yashi village in Jema’a local government area.

The National Assistant Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Ibrahim Abdullahi, told PREMIUM TIMES over the telephone that those killed are Anas Shuaibu, 20, and Yahaya Musa, 14.

Mr. Abdullahi however called on the Fulani community in the area “not to take the laws into their hands and allow the security agencies do their job”.

He also appealed to the attackers to “please give peace a chance.”

Over 200 people have been killed in the last few months in Southern Kaduna in clashes between herdsmen and largely farming communities.


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  • U. K. Charles

    What about the herdsmen who committed mayhem on the people of Southern Kaduna!!?? Have they been arrested!!??

    Only the lives of 2 herdsmen, you arrested 3 people, but the lives of 100 + Southern Kaduna, no person was arrested!

    The Police is not doing its job right.

    • amazing2012

      It is beginning of Justice ! We must start somewhere !! Soon other perpetrators will soon be brought to book. I mean the Fulanis and others.

      • emmanuel

        Shame, no foolani will be brought to book. Only gulible Nigerians will believe your satanic verse. We already know that Buhari has set up schemes to use non-foolanis as scape goats for his latest zeal in prosecuting corruption – James Nigilari, the two Christian Apo Policemen (Danladi who ordered them to kill was set free and to be absorbed back to the Police Force), the phantom killers of the 2 herdsmen, and many more to come in weeks.
        Only Buhari can set a foolani killer free and sentence junior officers who obey the last command to death. Why will Buhari not suffer from all kinds to terminal ailments when his hands are not clean?

        • amazing2012

          hahahahah Loser ! Is the Nigerian constitution in favor of fulanins ? You are just full with hate on people and gets blind when taking judgement but the LAW ACCEPT TRUTH WHEN PROVING BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT, GO AND PROVE YOUR CASE.

        • amazing2012

          Further to your assertions, Fulanis are fully back to their people because of open and clear Christians hate on them.
          They can’t go to the state that the governors who are Christians ban them from their states.
          They can’t go to the church where the pastors asked their congregations to kill them at sight.
          You see,! where will they go to? The only place that is left is Mosques and Muslims. They also discovered that ” the Christians word of love and peace” is a mere deception to lure them into satanic faith !!
          Nothing in Christianity but deception, sin, crime, doing opposite of the bible and denial/ claiming rightiousness.

      • Otile

        Where is your colleague Abdul(julius)? Let him come and lend support to fulani murderers. Yan banza.

        • amazing2012

          Sorry loser, i made you angry. Anyway Christians are always satanically biased and objectively poor in reasoning.

          • Otile

            Terrorist, I lost nothing. Imam should not allow his murderous tribesmen behead innocent people and rejoice when they get away with murders.

          • amazing2012

            Shameless man ! I know christians have short memory due to alcoholism and quick judgement. But let me remind you:
            1. Two years ago you were campaigning for Jonathan and you state voting him is voting Jesus christ. When he lost i asked you if it is Jesus to that lost. The answer i never get up to now.
            2. You were abusive on Aisha’s case that muslims kidnapped her and forcefully convert her to islam. Finally the young lover was released and possible reunion with his wife.
            3. You are so happy that Trump will expell all muslims from USA and continue the christians project of killing innocent muslims worldwide. However it shows most of the victims are christians, Just as i told you.
            4. You support killing of innocent fulanis and their source of livelihood. I told you it is advantage to us, because many fulanis that were deceived to be christians are now coming back to islam.
            to cont:

          • amazing2012

            Breaking news: A pastor named Abel Eku f Christ chosen church of God have planted a bomb at the auditorium of the church, targetting pagans during international conference in Benin.
            1. Who give him a bomb ?
            2. who will you accuse if the bomb have exploided?
            3.So christians can manufactured, planted a bomb in their church, perhaps to accuse muslims?
            Christianity of today is not what we read in the bible, rather a cult of criminals claiming jesus while they are pagans.
            Answer my questions, dont dodge !

      • U. K. Charles

        Have there been any arrests of herdsmen who killed in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Nassarawa, Kogi, Enugu, Imo, Delta, etc, etc?? In spite of the fact that these herdsmen slaughtered hundreds of people.

        • amazing2012

          Many of them that were suspected with diffferent crimes were arrested and prosecuted. The problem is that the media are using your brain, they focus on news that will make you sad and angry everyday.

          • U. K. Charles

            Many of who?? You mean the herdsmen???
            Well, I have never read any paper about that.
            Can you please give me the papers the arresred herdsmen appeared.
            Otherwise your post is untrue.

          • amazing2012

            Yes, the satanic christian media will never want you know that. Because the media want to keep you in bondage, hate, angry, and sad !

          • U. K. Charles

            Yes, including the “Satanic phone and internet” invented by Christians which Muslims use now to dish out rubbish!

            Has there ever been anything good that comes Islam???!!!

          • amazing2012

            Hahahaha you are really ignorant of science history: Check the sicence of astronomy, mathematics and physics, you will see how it all started and the christians thieves who stole others invention. You can also see how most of those you call christians were actually pagans (Though there is no difference between christians and pagans).
            i give you some list:
            1. Al-Khwarizmi’s algebra
            2. Omar Khayyám (c. 1038/48 in Iran – 1123/24)wrote the Treatise on Demonstration of Problems of Algebra containing the systematic solution of cubic or third-order equations, going beyond the Algebra of al-Khwārizm.
            3. Omar Khayyám (c. 1038/48 in Iran – 1123/24) wrote the Treatise on Demonstration of Problems of Algebra containing the systematic solution of cubic or third-order equations.
            4. The spherical law of sines was discovered in the 10th century: it has been attributed variously to Abu-Mahmud Khojandi, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi and Abu Nasr Mansur, with Abu al-Wafa’ Buzjani as a contributor.Ibn Muʿādh al-Jayyānī’s The book of unknown arcs of a sphere in the 11th century introduced the general law of sines.
            5. ‘Abd al-Hamīd ibn Turk (fl. 830) (quadratics)
            6. Thabit ibn Qurra (826–901)
            7. Sind ibn Ali (d. after 864)
            8. Ismail al-Jazari (1136–1206)
            9. Abū Sahl al-Qūhī (c. 940–1000) (centers of gravity)
            10. Abu’l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi (952–953) (arithmetic)
            11. ‘Abd al-‘Aziz al-Qabisi (d. 967)
            12. Ibn al-Haytham (ca. 965–1040)
            13. Abū al-Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī (973–1048) (trigonometry)
            14. Ibn Maḍāʾ (c. 1116–1196)
            15. Jamshīd al-Kāshī (c. 1380–1429) (decimals and estimation of the circle constant)
            16. Albatenius. islamic mathematician, scientists and astronomer who improved existing values for the length of the year and of the seasons.
            17. bn Sinna Also known as Avicenna. Persian philosopher and scientist best in philosophy and medicine.
            18. Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi (780 – 850) Also known as Algoritmi or Algaurizin. His works introduced Hindu-Arabic numerals and the concepts of algebra into European mathematics.
            19. Omar Khayyam (1048 – 1131) Muslim Persian mathematician, astronomer, and poet, known for his scientific achievements and Rubaiyat (“quatrains”).
            20. Thabit ibn Qurra (826 – 901) Also known as Thebit. Arab mathematician, physician and astronomer; who was the first reformer of the Ptolemaic system and the founder of statics.
            21. bu Bakr Al-Razi (865 – 925) Also known as Rhazes. Persian alchemist and philosopher, who was one of the greatest physicians in history.
            22. Jabir Ibn Haiyan (722 – 804) Also known as Geber. The father of Arab chemistry known for his highly influential works on alchemy and metallurgy.
            23. Ibn Ishaq Al-Kindi (801 – 873)Also known as Alkindus. Arab philosopher and scientist, who is known as the first of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers.
            24. Ibn Al-Haytham (965 – 1040) Also known as Alhazen. Arab astronomer and mathematician known for his important contributions to the principles of optics and the use of scientific experiments.
            25. Ibn Zuhr (1091 – 1161) also known as Avenzoar. Arab physician and surgeon, known for his influential book Al-Taisir Fil-Mudawat Wal-Tadbeer (Book of Simplification Concerning Therapeutics and Diet).
            26. Ibn Khaldun (1332 – 1406) Arab historiographer and historian who developed one of the earliest nonreligious philosophies of history. Often considered as one of the forerunners of modern historiography, sociology and economics.
            27. Ibn Al-Baitar (1197 – 1248)Arab scientist, botanist and physician who systematically recorded the discoveries made by Islamic physicians in the Middle Ages.
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          • U. K. Charles

            You tell lies just like every muslim do!

            The history of science, technology etc, etc, all startd in the era Before Christ. From ancient Mesopotamia to the Greek and Roman Empires before Christ. It was reinvigorated after Christ in Western Europe.
            Arab muslims, no doubt have little knowledge of science, however, but the restrictions placed on them by Islam, made them loose out completely in the scheme of technological advancement.
            They have thus discovered NOTHING so far. Rather the “Idiots” use the already deveoped technologies of Christian West to even challenge and harass the West!

            You see the stupidity of Muslims ans Islam??!!

          • amazing2012

            Premium times, please release my reply !

          • amazing2012

            The Description of Knowledge in the Qur’an and by the Prophet (saas)
            There are plenty of references to knowledge and the pursuit of knowledge in the Qur’an. The general feeling they leave the reader with is that the possessor of knowledge or wisdom has been given a very powerful gift, and that the pursuit of knowledge is something which should be done actively by everyone. Here are a few verses on the subject:
            [96:1-5] Read! In the name of your Lord who created – Created the human from something which clings. Read! And your Lord is Most Bountiful – He who taught (the use of) the Pen, Taught the human that which he knew not.
            These five verses make up the first passage revealed from the Qur’an to mankind through the Prophet Muhammad (saas). It is interesting that of all the things which Allah chose to begin His revelation with is related to the actions of reading and writing, especially the latter. The ability to write and store information is described by Professor Carl Sagan in his book COSMOS: “Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time, proof that humans can work magic.” [21]
            [2:269] He [Allah] grants wisdom to whom He pleases; and he to whom wisdom is granted indeed receives a benefit overflowing. But none will grasp the Message except men of understanding.
            [20:114] High above all is Allah, the King, the Truth. Do not be in haste with the Qur’an before its revelation to you is completed, but say, “O my Sustainer! Increase my knowledge.”
            [3:190-191] Verily in the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the alternation of night and day – there are indeed signs for men of understanding; Men who remember Allah, standing, sitting, and lying down on their sides, and contemplate the creation of the heavens and the earth (with the thought) “Our Lord! Not for nothing have You created (all) this. Glory to You! Give us salvation from the suffering of the Fire.”
            These verses are a clear demonstration that ‘science’ and ‘religion’ were NOT meant to be fundamentally incompatible with each other by Allah. In fact, verses [3:190-191] strongly imply that “contemplating” the world around us is an integral part of faith.
            [29:20] Say: Travel through the earth and see how Allah originated creation; so will Allah produce the second creation (of the Afterlife): for Allah has power over all things.
            There are also references in the Qur’an describing the value (in the sight of Allah) of a knowledgeable person as opposed to an ignorant person. They are not equal:
            [39:9] …Say: Are those equal, those who know and those who do not know? It is those who are endued with understanding that remember (Allah’s Message).
            [58:11] …Allah will raise up to (suitable) ranks (and degrees) those of you who believe and who have been granted knowledge.
            The first source of Islam is the Qur’an – and we have seen some verses above on the subject of knowledge. The second source is the life of Prophet Muhammad (saas). Here are a few of the Prophet’s sayings on the subject of knowledge:
            “Upon a person whom Allah desires good, He bestows the knowledge of faith.” – from the hadith collections of Bukhari and Muslim
            “A person who follows a path for acquiring knowledge, Allah will make easy the passage to Paradise for him.” – from the collection of Muslim
            “A Muslim is never satiated in his quest for good (knowledge) till it ends in Paradise.” – from the collection of Tirmidhi
            The Relationship Between the Qur’an and Modern Science
            Modern scientific theory today finds itself quite close to the Qur’an. There are at least two reasons behind this observation. The first is the lack of inconsistencies between the Qur’an and observable natural phenomena. Science has not been able to produce theories or experiments that fundamentally contradict the Qur’an. Had our science done so, either our understanding of the Qur’an or of the world would have been to blame: the Qur’an itself is true for all times. The second reason for the remarkable harmony between the Qur’an and science is the presence in the Qur’an itself of very clear and positive encouragement to contemplate and investigate the world around us. As the verses quoted above indicate, Allah has not forbidden man to question, and in fact, it seems He wants us to do so.
            However, the Qur’an goes beyond simply encouraging all human beings to be aware of the natural world. It also contains widely dispersed references on a variety of subjects which are not only scientifically accurate, but in some cases, quite advanced relative to the time of the Prophet Muhammad (saas). For the Muslim who reads and understands these references, they serve to strengthen his or her faith of course. For the non-Muslim who questions the authenticity or authorship of the Qur’an, these references provide some interesting answers. One possible reason for these Qur’anic verses which describe the natural world can be found in the following verse:
            [41:53] Soon will We show them Our Signs in the (farthest) horizons, and within themselves, until it becomes manifest to them that it is the Truth…
            The historical event which this verse alludes to is the conquest of Makkah. However, almost every verse in the Qur’an carries a historical and a universal meaning, and therefore one possible interpretation of this verse is that it refers to the gradual discovery of greater and greater natural “evidence” of the Creator’s involvement in our world. Two of the most important and most fascinating goals of modern science are to peer farther and farther out to the edge of the universe, and to look deeper and deeper into the structure of the human body. It is in these two areas that we find the “signature” of Allah’s creative power at its strongest.
            A Selection of Qur’anic Verses which Comment on the Natural World
            A. – On the ongoing process of creation
            [16:8] …and He creates other things beyond your knowledge…
            [24:45] …Allah creates what He wills…
            These two verses, among others, indicate that Allah has not ‘finished’ creation; rather, it is an ongoing process. This is very significant from a scientific point of view because we are gradually beginning to observe and understand certain natural phenomena which are still in a process of formation. One prime example is our observation of still- emerging galaxies from huge clouds of nebulae. Another is the evolution of species, with its associated evidence of strange and exotic “intermediate” life forms turned into fossils. These two examples are just the tip of the iceberg; the following excerpt from the physicist Paul Davies’ book The Cosmic Blueprint underscores the growing awareness of continuous creation:
            “An increasing number of scientists and writers have come to realize that the ability of the physical world to organize itself constitutes a fundamental, and deeply mysterious, property of the universe. The fact that nature has creative power, and is able to produce a progressively richer variety of complex forms and structures, challenges the very foundation of contemporary science. ‘The greatest riddle of cosmology,’ writes Karl Popper, the well-known philosopher, ‘may well be…that the universe is, in a sense, creative.'” [21]
            B. – On pollution and the wasting of natural resources
            [30:41] Rottenness (decay/corruption) has appeared on land and sea because of what the hands of men have earned, that (Allah) may give them a taste of some of their deeds, in order that they may turn back (from evil).
            [7:31] O Children of Adam! Wear your beautiful apparel at every time and place of prayer; eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah does not love those who waste.
            The importance of understanding the ecological consequences of our actions as individuals or as a society was not fully appreciated until this century. We now understand that we cannot alter the face of the earth indiscriminately without paying some penalty, which may be disastrous. We also understand that caution ought to be applied globally, not just locally but truly “on land and sea”. Ecological awareness does not imply asceticism however. According to the Qur’an, we are not forbidden to take pleasure in this life, however we are forbidden from wasting resources needlessly.
            C. – On the dual nature of iron
            [57:25] …And We sent down iron in which is mighty harm, as well as many benefits for mankind…
            Iron is one of two metals found abundantly on the earth (aluminum being the other). It was known to many ancient civilizations, and is the most important metal we use today. The general description of it in the Qur’an was accurate in the time of the ancients, and it is even more so today: iron is the basis for most weapons of war and most of the everyday tools which we work with.
            D. – On the origin of life in water
            [21:30] …And We made every living thing from water…
            [24:45] And Allah has created every animal from water…
            Modern scientific theory on the origin of life was not firmly established up until the last two or three centuries. Prior to that, the predominant theory on the origin of life was based on a concept called “spontaneous generation” where living creatures literally popped out of inanimate matter spontaneously and continuously. This view was discredited with the work of many Renaissance scientists including Harvey and Redi, and in the 1850’s, Louis Pasteur’s research on bacteriology sealed the coffin on this theory. Starting with the work of Huxley up to the present day, an alternative theory has been proposed where life is understood to have emerged from a long, increasingly complex chain of chemical reactions. These reactions are believed to have begun in the depths of the oceans because the atmosphere was not sufficiently developed to protect living organisms from ultraviolet radiation:
            “…it is believed that early forms of life developed in oceans or pools…It has been suggested that the colonization of land, about 425,000,000 years ago, was possible only because enough ozone was then produced to shield the surface from ultraviolet light for the first time.” [20]
            This idea of life originating in the oceans is strongly supported by the two Qur’anic verses quoted above.
            It is important to note however that the Qur’an does NOT contain an exclusive endorsement for evolution. While the verses quoted above indicate beyond any doubt that Allah created all living things from water, there are many other verses that emphasize His Absolute power over everything.
            [41:39] “…For He (Allah) has power over all things.”
            [3:47] “…when He has decreed a matter, He only says to it, ‘Be’, and it is.”
            E. – On the diversity of mankind
            [30:22] And among His Signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the variations in your languages and your colors; verily in that are Signs for those who know.
            [49:13] O mankind! We created you from a male and female, and made you into nations and tribes, that you may know each other. Verily the most honored of you in the sight of Allah is the one who is most deeply conscious of Him…
            The racial and linguistic differences between humans are not meant as reasons to discriminate. Allah simply describes this diversity as a part of His creative power, and He does not single out any race as being inherently superior to the others. The emphasis in [49:13], in fact, is to learn to communicate with one another.
            F. – On the Water Cycle
            Most of us are familiar with the water cycle from our classes in middle school, where we learned how a drop of seawater evaporates, then becomes a drop of rainwater, and then finally returns to the sea via rivers or underground channels. The first person in modern times to understand this process was Bernard Palissy who described it correctly in 1580 [10]. Prior to him, most of the ancient Greek and Roman scholars had various incomplete or incorrect theories on the water cycle (Plato, for example, believed that precipitation eventually descended into the abyss called Tartarus and from there it fed into the oceans [10]).
            The Qur’an does not give a complete description of the water cycle from start to end, however there are a few precise references to specific stages. Perhaps the most fascinating of these references are the following two verses on rain clouds:
            [30:48] It is Allah Who sends the winds, and then they raise clouds: then He spreads them in the sky as He wills and makes them dark, then you see the drops issue from the midst of them…
            [24:43] Don’t you see how Allah drives clouds with force, then joins them together, then makes them into a heap? – then you see the drops issue from the midst of them. And He sends down from the sky mountains (of clouds) wherein is hail: He strikes therewith whom He pleases and He turns it away from whom He pleases. The flash of His lightning well-nigh snatches away the sight.
            The two verses are describing the stages in the formation of rain clouds, which is in turn a stage in the water cycle. A close examination of these two verses suggests that they make reference to two different phenomena, one of “spreading” the clouds and the other of “joining” them together, two different processes by which rain clouds might be formed.
            Modern meteorology has come to this very conclusion within the last two centuries. [17,18,19]
            There are two types of clouds which can yield precipitation, and they are classified by their shape: stratus (layer-type) and cumulus (heap- type). The precipitative layer clouds are further subdivided into stratus and nimbostratus (nimbo meaning rain). The first verse above on rain clouds ([30:48]) precisely sums up the formation of layer rain clouds. It is known today that these types of clouds are started under conditions of gradual, rising winds:
            “…and then they [winds] raise clouds…” [30:48]
            Next, the cloud takes on its distinctive shape, that of a layer:
            “…then He spreads them…” [30:48]
            If the conditions are right (i.e. low enough temperature, high enough humidity, etc.), the cloud droplets further condense into (larger) rain droplets, and we observe this effect from the ground as a darkening of the cloud layer:
            “…and makes them dark…” [30:48]
            Finally, drops of rain fall from the cloud.
            “…then you see the drops issue from the midst of them…” [30:48]
            The second type of precipitative cloud is the heap type, and it is subdivided into cumulus, cumulonimbus, and stratocumulus. These clouds are characterized by being puffy-shaped and piled upon each other. Cumulus and cumulonimbus are the true heap clouds – stratocumulus is a form of degenerated, spread-out cumulus [18]. The second verse above on rain clouds ([24:43]) describes the formation of heap rain clouds. These clouds are formed under conditions of strong updrafts (thermals) and downdrafts of air:
            “…drives clouds with force…” [24:43]
            As the puffs of clouds form, they may unite into a single giant cloud, all piled up on top of one another:
            “…then joins them together, then makes them into a heap…” [24:43]
            At this point, either a cumulus or a cumulonimbus cloud has formed – either of which can yield rain. The rest of the verse is applicable to the case of a cumulonimbus (which is familiar to all of us as the towering thunderstorm cloud). If the heap cloud assumes large vertical proportions, then it can appear to the observer on the ground as a huge mountain or hill, but more importantly, by extending high into the atmosphere, the upper cloud droplets can freeze and thereby yield hail [17, 18]:
            “…And He sends down from the sky mountains (of clouds) wherein is hail…” [24:43]
            Finally, cumulonimbus clouds (i.e. thunderstorms) can have one last vivid property: lightning [17, 18]:
            “…The flash of His lightning well-nigh snatches away the sight…” [24:43]
            Other Qur’anic verses deal with more stages in the water cycle.
            [23:18] And We send down water from the sky according to (due) measure, then We cause it soak into the soil. And We are most certainly able to withdraw it.
            This is a single verse stating that rainfall is absorbed into the ground and that it can eventually be removed (drained).
            To cont:

          • amazing2012

            [13:17] He sends down water from the sky, and the rivers flow, each according to its measure…
            [39:21] Don’t you see that Allah sends down rain from the sky, and leads it through the springs in the earth?…
            Two methods by which absorbed rainfall is moved are described here: surface and underground rivers.
            There are other references in the Qur’an to the water cycle (e.g. [40:13], [23:18], [25:48], [29:63], and others) , and all of them have the same property as the verses quoted above: modern scientific findings are fully compatible with them [10].
            A few other verses also deal with water but in a slightly different context. They are not nearly as numerous as the verses on the water cycle.
            [56:68-69] Do you see the water which you drink? Do you bring it down from the cloud or do We?
            This rhetorical question emphasizes our inability to fulfill one of our oldest dreams: to control the rain. The fact is we cannot make it rain unless a pre-existing cloud is in the vicinity – and then only under the proper conditions, and even then we are not assured of success. The cloud should have different sized cloud particles, a high rate of condensation from the rising air, and good vertical development. If all of these characteristics are present, then we MAY coax some more rain out through cloud seeding and various other techniques. However, modern meteorologists are unsure of its effectiveness. Regardless, it is the presence of the necessary preconditions which we have no control over, and this ultimately stops us from arbitrarily bringing down the water of any cloud in the form of rain [10].
            The following verse describes a property of large rivers.
            [25:53] It is He who has caused to mix freely the two great bodies of water, this one pleasant-tasting and sweet and this one salty and bitter, and He made between them a barrier and a forbidding ban.
            A description of the estuaries of large rivers is supplied by the verse above. These estuaries are relatively unusual because the outgoing fresh water of the river does not immediately mix with the salt water of the sea into which the river empties. Instead, the fresh water penetrates deep into the salt water body before any mixing occurs, far from the mouth of the river. Small rivers do not have this property. [10]
            Finally, one more reference to clouds.
            [52:44] And were they to see a piece of the sky falling down, they would (only) say “Heaps of clouds!”
            Another reference to clouds but this time in the context of responding to a challenge by an earlier peoples who ridiculed a prophet by asking him to cause a piece of the sky to fall on them, apparently thinking it to be a solid cap around the earth. Allah refutes their challenge here, declaring that they would only find a pile of clouds, something all of us would understand today. [10]
            G. – On Human Embryological and Fetal Development
            The Qur’an has an extensive amount of information on the growth of the human embryo and fetus, especially the former. Before presenting this information, it may be helpful to provide a brief outline of human development in the womb as modern science understands it. [10]
            An unfertilized egg is produced by the female, and is subsequently placed in her Fallopian tubes.
            The male cohabits with the female, and a single sperm cell fertilizes the egg.
            The fertilized egg retreats into the uterus, and attaches itself to the uterine wall.
            Embryological growth (roughly 3 months).
            Fetal growth (6 months).
            We will examine some of these stages in greater detail as the verses in the Qur’an require. First, however, two verses which give a general overview of human development:
            [71:14] …seeing that it is He (Allah) Who has created you in stages…
            [35:11] And Allah created you from dust, then from a drop…
            The first verse is a very general, yet accurate description of our creation as coming in stages (see the six-step outline above). The second verse puts some perspective on the whole affair: how man originally came from dust (Adam), and then from a drop.
            There are at least four specific details regarding human development in the Qur’an which modern science has revealed only within the last few centuries, and in some cases only in this present century. The first concerns the emission of semen:
            [75:37] Was he (man) not a drop of semen emitted?
            In spite of the large amount of liquid which can be produced by a man during human intercourse, this verse emphasizes that only a small drop of it is important.
            The second important detail in the Qur’an on human development is the description of the fertilizing liquid (i.e. semen):
            [86:6] He (man) is created from a gushing liquid.
            [76:2] We created the human from a drop which is a mixture…
            [32:8] Then He (Allah) made his (Adam’s) progeny from a quintessence of a despised liquid.
            The second and third verses relate to the contents of semen. Modern science has established that semen is in fact a composition of different secretions which come from four different glands during ejaculation: the testicles, the seminal vesicles, the prostate gland, and the urinary tract glands. The actual sperm cells come from the testicles; the other three glands produce no fertilizing agents. The Qur’an goes farther than just informing us that semen is a mixture of liquids. It tells us in [32:8] that only the “quintessence” of the liquid is used (the “despised” comes from the fact that semen is emitted from the same place as urine, and thus may be despicable in some people’s sight). The Arabic word for “quintessence” in this verse signifies extracting the absolute best out of something. The numbers tell the story: a normal ejaculation involves about 3 ml of fluid containing between 120,000,000 and 150,000,000 sperm cells. Of these cells, only one fertilizes the egg in the female, and this is the point which [32:8] alludes to [15].
            A third detail of human development mentioned in the Qur’an concerns the newly fertilized egg:
            [75:37-38] Was he (man) not a drop of semen emitted? Then he did become something leech-like which clings…
            Recent observations of the fertilized egg in the womb have revealed that the egg literally implants itself into the uterine wall. It “clings” in the strongest sense, and it remains like so in the early stage of development. On top of that, the developing organism acts as a leech on the female host in the sense that it draws its sustenance directly from its mother’s body [10].
            Finally, the Qur’an gives a fascinating account of embryological development (the first three months) in the following verses (certain words have been transliterated directly from the Arabic):
            [23:14] …We made the drop into an ALAQAH (leech-like structure), and then We changed the ALAQAH into a MUDGHAH (chewed-like substance), then We changed the MUDGHAH into IDHAAM (bones, skeleton), then We clothed the IDHAAM with LAHM (flesh, muscles), then We caused him to grow and come into being as another creation.
            [22:5] …We created you out of dust, then out of a drop, then out of a MUDGHAH, partly formed and partly unformed…
            Verse [23:14] divides embryological development into four stages. The first stage picks up right after fertilization (“drop”), and is characterized by an ALAQAH or “leech-like structure” which describes how the egg implants itself into the uterus (see above). The second stage describes the embryo as evolving into a MUDGHAH which means something which has been chewed (especially a piece of meat), or which has the appearance of having been chewed. This seemingly crude description is in fact quite accurate: after the fertilized egg lodges itself in the uterus, it begins to receive its first nutrients and energy from its mother. Consequently, it begins to grow especially rapidly, and after a week or two it looks like a ragged piece of meat to the naked eye. This effect is enhanced by the development of small buds and protrusions which will eventually grow into complete organs and limbs.
            The next two stages described in verse [23:14] tell of bones being made from the MUDGHAH, followed by the “clothing” of the bones with flesh or muscles. If we follow the progress of the embryo with our own eyes, we find that after approximately four weeks, a process called ‘differentiation’ begins, where groups of cells within the embryo transform themselves to form certain large organs. One of the earliest structures to develop in this stage is the cartilaginous basis of the human skeleton (in subsequent months, the cartilage hardens or ossifies). It is followed soon after by the appearance of a host of other organs including muscles, ears, eyes, kidneys, heart, and more. This maintains the order described in the Qur’an. Verse [23:14] concludes with the growth of the organism in the womb (and simple growth is the primary characteristic of the fetal stage) followed by its birth.
            Verse [22:5] adds one more interesting note on the embryo. In this verse, the MUDGHAH is qualified with the phrase
            “partly formed and partly unformed.”
            As alluded to above, our modern observations of embryological development have revealed how different structures and organs develop one after another through differentiation. This gives rise to unusual situations where the embryo is unevenly formed (i.e. lungs but no ears for example). [11,16]
            H. – On Cosmology
            Of all the references in the Qur’an to scientific matters, the most numerous are on the creation and structure of the universe and the earth. This area is singled out in several verses like the one below as an example of Allah’s creative power:

            [45:3] Verily, in the heavens and the earth are signs for those who believe.
            For a much more detailed exposition of the Qur’an and cosmology (and science in general), interested readers should consider reading M. Bucaille’s book ‘The Bible, The Qur’an, and Science’ [10]. Below, a brief summary of some of the more powerful verses.
            First, a verse which makes a small note regarding the age of mankind with respect to the universe:
            [76:1] Has there not been over Man a long period of Time when he was not yet a thing thought of?
            The Arabic word for “Time” in this verse is “Dahr” and it can mean either all of eternity or simply a tremendously long time. Modern science can help us understand this verse better. The first appearance of humans on this earth is estimated to have occurred on the order of one million years ago. The age of the universe, on the other hand, is estimated at roughly fifteen billion years. If we normalize the age of the universe to one day, then man would be less than six seconds old.
            The following verse deals with the creation of the heavens and the earth.
            [50:38] And We created the heavens and the earth and all between them in six days, and nothing touched us of weariness.
            Notice the sharp counterpoint to the Bible at the end of this verse regarding whether Allah “rested” after the sixth day from tiredness. However, a more subtle yet perhaps vastly more important difference is brought out when we look at the first verse in the Bible, Genesis [1:1]:
            Bible [1:1] In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
            There is no mention of “and all between them”, as opposed to the Qur’an (which refers to this in several verses, no less). Modern science has just within this last century discovered that much of the mass of the universe is contained in the vast spaces between galaxies and stars (ignoring for the moment the possibility of ‘dark matter’ which would only make a stronger point). In spite of having only a single hydrogen atom every few cubic meters on average (interstellar material), the universe is so huge that the “empty” space may account for more of the total universe’s mass than all the stars combined – at the very least, it is a significant amount. Thus, it is an important omission to leave out “all between” the earth and the other stars and galaxies (“heavens”).
            As to the debate which has wracked Christianity and Judaism for centuries regarding the meaning of “six days”, the word “days” in classical Arabic has a secondary meaning of a “very long time” or an “era” [12]. The Qur’an, however, presents a conclusive answer to this question via the following three verses scattered throughout the text:
            [22:47] And yet they ask you to hasten on the Punishment! But Allah will not fail in His promise. Verily a Day in the sight of your Lord is like a thousand years of your reckoning.
            [32:5] He (Allah) directs (all) affairs from the heavens to the earth: in the end will (all affairs) go up to Him on a Day the space whereof will be (as) a thousand years of your reckoning.
            [70:4] The angels and the Spirit ascend to Him in a Day the space whereof is (as) fifty thousand years.
            It is clear from these verses that a “day” in the Qur’an can easily have different meanings in different contexts, and is thus not constrained to mean a strict 24-hour period.
            The next two verses address certain details of creation.
            [21:30] Don’t those who reject faith see that the heavens and the earth were a single entity then We ripped them apart?…
            [41:11] Moreover, He applied His design to the heavens, while it was (yet) vapor,and He said to it and to the earth, “Come (into being), willingly or unwillingly.” They said, “We do come in obedience.”
            Verse [21:30] foreshadows the modern cosmological theory known as the Big Bang theory wherein all matter is presumed to have originated from a violent explosion. Verse [41:11] refers to a later stage in creation, one in which a cosmologist would describe the universe as filled with a nebulous gas undergoing a slow coalescence into gross structures such as clusters, galaxies, stars, and so on. The words of these two verses may seem coarse and simplistic to the modern eye, but this does not detract from their general accuracy.
            Then there are verses that speak of the sun and the moon.
            [25:61] Blessed is He Who put in the heavens constellations, and put in it a lamp and a light-giving moon.
            This verse emphasizes the sun as a direct source of light (“lamp”), whereas the moon is not given this title. Man has long since established that the moon’s light is simply reflected sunlight.
            [55:5] The sun and the moon follow precise courses.
            The meaning of this verse is obvious, and we have known the mathematical description of these “courses” since Kepler and Newton formulated them several centuries ago.
            [21:33] It is He Who created the night and the day, and the sun and the moon: all swim along, each in its rounded course.
            This verse supplements the previous one: here, we learn that the sun and moon follow “rounded courses.” It is significant that the Arabic word used here – “falak” – does not mean circular course, just rounded. Kepler was the first European astronomer to realize that the paths of the planets and the moon are elliptical. It was not until later, though, that astronomers also realized that the sun has an orbit as well – around the center of the Milky Way.
            The Qur’an contains a number of verses on the structure and contents of the universe. There are too many to list here, but the following three form an interesting sample:
            [51:47] And the heavens We did create with Our Hands, and We do cause it to expand.
            Flatly stating what Einstein refused to believe at first, this verse anticipates Hubble’s discovery of the expanding universe by approximately thirteen centuries. This verse makes a very clear point that the expansion is continuous (until the Day of Judgement, which is guaranteed by Allah to come upon us unexpectedly).
            [42:29] And among His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the living creatures that He has scattered through both of them…
            [45:13] And He has subjected to you (man), from Him, all that is in the heavens and on earth: behold, in that are signs indeed for those who reflect.
            These two verses are extremely interesting. Not only does the first one very strongly imply the existence of living creatures on other planets throughout the universe, but the second tells us that the heavens are “subject” to us. With a little imagination, we (or perhaps our children) can begin dreaming of the possibility of interstellar travel – and not just confined to our own solar system!

          • amazing2012

            Prove it, please. Quote your source. The entire Europe rely heavily on other people resources, and knowlege to survive. I need a prove of your thought, that Europe invented something that its ORIGINALITY is Europe not somewhere in the world.
            I will by God grace give you every reference to islamic science which chritians stole and claimed:

          • U. K. Charles

            Did the koran exist before Christ???!!!
            I am tell you about Science and Technology which started before Christ and you’re talking about koran which was written after the death of the false prophet, Mohammed, in 632 A. D.
            How silly of you!!!

          • amazing2012

            …..He was born on the island of Samos, and travelled, visiting EYGPT and Greece, (To steal their knowledge) and maybe India.[5] Around 530 BC, he moved to Croton, in Magna Graecia, and there established some kind of school or guild. In 520 BC, he returned to Samos. Source:Wikipeadia

          • U. K. Charles

            Ha, ha, ha!!!
            That being so, was there anything like Islam then???!!!
            Answer me!!
            What are you defending now??!! Islam never existed then! You were busy concoctimg lies. Now the truth has been exposed.

            In summary, Christian West and JEWS invented ALL that humanity is enjoying as of today!!!

          • amazing2012

            You are so ignorant that sometime i find it difficult to explain simple thing about history of abramic religions, even before the existance of the father of the nations. I am not suprise at all, considering i am dealing with alcoholic brain full of hate and ignorance.
            Any way let me try:
            Islam mean peace, peace with your God through obedience to his teachings which he send diffirent prophets at different time and for different generations. This is to say ALL the prophets including Jesus A.S were muslims, coming with the same massage but to different people and generation and time.
            Look carefully you will see the resmblance of Jesus with muslims today and the obedience to his teachings, look also carefully you will see the resemblance of Jesus with Moses, in term of laws, obedience to God, even behaviour. Only christians of today resembles pagans not Jesus A.S. They behave inline with pagans practices not teaching of the bible.
            Look carefully on the followings:
            Jesus A.S dont drink alcohol muslims and Jews dont
            Jesus A.S dont eat pig Muslils and Jews dont
            Jesus A.S. keep beard Muslims and jews keep beard
            Jesus A.S Pray exactly as muslims are doing today
            Muslim women dress exactly like Jesus Mother
            Jesus do not worship idols, graving images or pastors muslims dont do either
            Jesus is never a gay, muslims either (Christians ordained gays as priests).
            Jesu. moses, isaac, abraham and all the prophets believed in ONE god, muslims too but christians beleived in 3 gods.
            Muslims believed in Jesus as prophet of God and obey his teachings, christians call him God and refused to obey him (PLEASE MENTION 1 CHRISTIANS ATTITUDE OF TODAY THAT IS BIBLICAL”EXCLUDING TITHE”).
            DONT YOU SEE ? ARE YOU BLIND ?
            We are more close to Jesus A.S than those that claimed him.
            I challange you to give me one christian attitude that is biblical today (Tithe not included). Even tithe is simply because is robbery, so its encourage to extent of converting you to ATM Outlets.
            Read about tithe and its rules regarding what to give as tithe, who to give the tithe, when and how the tithe is shared. You can see even the tithe collection and adminstration is distorted and corrupted not as how God commanded.
            I am waiting for the answer of my question.

          • U. K. Charles

            “What goes into a man does not corrupt him but what comes out of him. Likewise, dressing, wearing beard, not drinking alcohol or women covering their hair like Mary, mother of Jesus, do not and will NEVER make Muslims be accepted by Jesus or be like the Jews.”

            There is absolutely no semblance between::: the sheep and the goat, the Jew and non Jew, between followers of Jesus, the Christians, and non followers of Jesus, the Muslims. Water and oil do not mix.

            Keep deceiving yourself with your post!

          • amazing2012

            Jesus says in Matthew 5:17-19
            Deuteronomy 11:27 A blessing, if you obey the commandment….
            Luke 18:18-21 ” A certain ruler asked him, Good teacher, what must i do to inherit eternal life ? He replied why do you call me good?
            No one is God except God alone
            You know the commandments. You shall not commits adultery, you shall not murder, you shall not steal, you shall not give false testimony, honor the father and mother. ALL THESE I KEPT SINCE WHEN I WAS A BOY……
            How do you save yourself from adultery ? Dressing, refusal of isolation, getting married young, avoiding mixture of sexes. etc
            1 John 2:16 For all is in the world, THE LUST OF THE FLESH and THE LUST OF THE EYES, and THE PRIDE OF LIFE, is not of the father but is in this world’.
            Acts 11:26 “……And the disciples were called christians first in Antioch” MEANING CHRIST LIKE.
            What are futures of been christ like ?
            James 2:20 ” But wilt know, O vain man, that FAITH WITHOUT WORK IS DEAD”?
            James 2:26 “For the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead”?
            I want you to quote something from a source, please.

          • U. K. Charles

            You are quoting my Bible for me, when you actually know nothing about the Bible!!!

            Explain to me your quotation::

            Jame 2:26 — “……….so FAITH without work is dead.”

            Is it FAITH IN WHO????!!!!

            Answer my question please!!!

          • amazing2012

            On science and invention:
            The history of science and invetion is a child of human historical evolution and survival of mankind from Adam to date. It is ignorant to believe that certain people are scientifc than others. Because most science fictions and inventions were born out of neccessity of human being to survive on earth. This has nothing to do with religion, but Adamic law of survival on earth, including surviving in extreme places.
            Charles you are daft to know your great grand mother who invented Pounded yam is a scientist and those that come before her that discovered medicainal leaves and herbs were also great scientists, though pagans. You are blind to know that this human requirement of existance has nothing to do with religion, because many inventions were made by pagans who know nothing about your satanic faith. Indians, Chinese, and Europeans are pagans up to today, but you see them as christians because there is not difference between christianity and paganism in work not “mere’ statement of believe.
            Please read intellectually vast, to stop confirming ignorance.
            The western world has made you blind and mumu to even appreciates yourself.

          • U. K. Charles

            Muslim copy cat, you are at it again!

            Agree with me that ALL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS YOU ARE USING AND AS WELL AS TAKING FOR GRANTED TODAY — automobiles, communication gadgets (phone, radio, tv, computer, etc, etc.), rail, air and sea transport, satellite and cable services, to mention only but a few, ARE PRODUCTS OF CHRISTIAN WEST AS A RESULT OF WESTERN (Christian) EDUCATION.

            Tell me what Arab muslims have invented!!!

          • amazing2012

            Chai, Charles please do you drink ? Do you really read wide and vast with ethical mind and balance ? Can’t you see ?
            The christians world maintain their status using unnecccesary wars in other people lands.
            The christians use global financial institutions to creates economic hardship and misfortune to global citizens.
            The christians invent weapons and proliferate them to the world to creates conflict.
            The christians produced nothing on their own, but improve on other people knowledge. They kill, and destroy and stole eveything usefull including artifacts, books, and scientific innovations.

          • U. K. Charles

            You are just beating about the bush!!!
            Tell me what Islamic Arabs / Muslims have produced!!!

            Answer my question please!!!

          • amazing2012

            So before christ there is no science? You are blind. Science is part of human survival instinct which exist before christ and he too benefits from other science innovation before him. Cant you see?

          • U. K. Charles

            First, tis is the origun of Mathematics:::

            “The study of mathematics as a demonstrative discipline begins in the 6th century BC with the Pythagoreans, who coined the term “mathematics” from the ancient Greek μάθημα (mathema), meaning “subject of instruction”.[4] Greek mathematics greatly refined the methods (especially through the introduction of deductive reasoning and mathematical rigor in proofs) and expanded the subject matter of mathematics.”

          • U. K. Charles

            You are a typical liar, like all muslims.

            The Christian West initiated INVESTIGATIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY before Christ was born.

            Christian West gave a distance of about 900 to 1200 years in Science and Technology before the birth of Islam and the Arab “copy cats” you talked about.

            “The astronomer Aristarchus of Samos was the first known person to propose a heliocentric model of the solar system, while the geographer Eratosthenes accurately calculated the circumference of the Earth. Hipparchus (c. 190 – c. 120 BC) produced the first systematic star catalog. The level of achievement in Hellenistic astronomy and engineering is impressively shown by the Antikythera mechanism (150-100 BC), an analog computer for calculating the position of planets. Technological artifacts of similar complexity did not reappear until the 14th century, when mechanical astronomical clocks appeared in Europe.[27]

            In medicine, Hippocrates (c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC) and his followers were the first to describe many diseases and medical conditions and developed the Hippocratic Oath for physicians, still relevant and in use today. Herophilos (335–280 BC) was the first to base his conclusions on dissection of the human body and to describe the nervous system. Galen (129 – c. 200 AD) performed many audacious operations—including brain and eye surgeries— that were not tried again for almost two millennia.”

    • emmanuel

      In Delta state, when foolani herdsmen kill farmers, nothing happens. But when the people rise up in reprisal aatck, the DPO go out to make series of arrest and charge them to court.
      Recall the case when the Commissioner of Police took the herdsmen; who even killed a Police man during the attempt to arrest killer herdsmen in Ughelli to Asaba and immediately set them free about a month ago?
      That is Buharis Nigeria.
      Maikori, Suleiman, Andrew Yakubu are his and El-Rufai’s latest victims.
      Imagine Journalist publishing interview piece describing a mans penis in a mock interview to slight the man. As far as the girl lied in the first instance against the man and her parents, nothing in the saga matters to me.
      El-Rufai will loose everything he owns to nature, including his holdings in Etisalat. God will bring him to justice soon!

    • Kallah Bature

      Charles,the arrest of these killers is a welcome development. They may be the mercenaries(NOT LOCALS) who encourage the spiral of revenge killings in order to destabilise the state. Who knows? We should wait to know who they are and what their mission is.

      • U. K. Charles

        You have not discussed my question of no herdsmen arrested these past months in Southern Kaduna and other places where they have committed atrocities.

  • kai-G

    Charles what you just pointed out is a huge worry. All over Nigeria and in Benue state in particular the Police only hunt those suspected to have killed one or two Fulani herdsmen, no ‘Fulani’ is sort or arrested for hacking / killing scores of people and razing down of whole villages. Its really bizarre and more so when ‘sound’ educated people do not see anything wrong in this skewed response. Absolute nonsense and the reason for the growing dislike for nomads who are ordinarily a likeable people.

  • Mentus

    Is it not remarkable that arrests have already been made. When it is the other way round i.e. Fulani doing the massacring we are immediately told that they are not indigenous Fulanis and so no effort is made to arrest them when everybody knows they are in the same community.
    As for the claim that the men were grazing their cattle, where were they doing that, most likely in the farm of these ‘killers’. These people must know that people’s farms are as precious to them as the cattle are to the owners/herders.
    I don’t know when Nigerians are going to rise up Nd say enough is enough.

  • SAM .A

    Within 24hrs these Police arrested the killers of the 2 Fulani herds men, where were these Police when > 200 Southern Kaduna were murdered and some set on flame , are these new police from heaven? The double standard , and selective justice is what is killing the giant in Nigeria , Africans biggest country.

  • AryLoyds

    When this animalistic Fulani herdsmen kill innocent people , they are foreigners , when the animals are Killed , they become Fulani Herdsmen.

    • Frank Bassey


    • emmanuel

      The foolanis are natural liars ans demonic. El-Rufai would rather kill his country men to assuage illegal criminal migrants.
      Diminutive demon!

  • SAM .A

    Is PT now afraid to publish the truth , because his founder was invited for a chat by the authority ? You deleted what I posted just now because it is the truth . They arrested the killers of 2 Fulani herd men within 24 hours , whereas the killers of >200 has become a controversy , what a journalism? Are these new Police from heaven?

    • Kallah Bature

      I think your contribution was not published because of its inaccuracy. Your number of 200 was supposed to be the number of all who unfortunately lost their lives as wrongly reported by the press.The number was found to be far less. Let us preach peace not division. Nigerians wherever they are must be protected not minding their tribe,ethnicity or religion.

      • SAM .A

        They returned it back immediately .

  • Theo

    disgusting. some day we will gona take up arms and defend ourselves. if we die, so be it. if we conguer, we will be heroes. so, far, i only see a calculated and carefully orchestrated plan by all those in authourity, including the police, to kill helpless poor farmers and villagers, allowing the so called SUSPECTED FULANIS HERDSMEN to kill in d most brutal and dehumanising way. The provocation is reaching its elastic limit.
    God is watching.

  • FuzzyLogic

    Wonders will never end. Did you see the alacrity with which law enforcement apprehended the suspects? It is because the victims are Fulani. If they were not, there will be no action or they will claim that the assailants are not Nigerians. This is oppression of the highest order. Something has to give.

  • Solomon Brown

    Killing in any form should be condemned and prosecuted, except when done in self defense. It’s been months and we still have not gotten news on the murder of folks in southern Kaduna by pfulani herdsmen, no arrests, no compensation for the loss, they get nothing at all, those with an eye for detail are yet to see the desired outcome in enforcement, when it comes to the southern Kaduna people. I hope Nigeria is still a country for everyone and not just the pfulanis or their willing tools the Hausa’s?

    • uOkwunna

      My dear the new unwritten law in Nigeria is that a Fulani can kill with impunity but no one not even Burutai will kill a single Fulani man even if he killed 100 farmers that is why police execute arrest when the lords of this nation were killed but when the lords massacred the baboons and monkeys arrest will be deleted in the police dictionary.

      • Solomon Brown

        I fear you are right, because it only goes downhill from here.

  • Ohnigeria Godsavenigeria

    Even God hates injustice and measuring with unequal scales. The police were quick to activate the intelligence gathering architecture in the matter of herdsmen killing but never do likewise when the locals are killed by the herdsmen. Nigerians this is the change you voted for.

    • George

      Ohh yes the change they over voted for.

      They over voted for over ready bedwetting president

    • ed

      You captured the nation’s citizens real feeling.

  • Say the truth

    Good news. BUT l did not know the Nigeria police can be this swift. In less than 48 hours suspects are already in. Wonder.

    • Otile

      Don’t you see that Imam is back, how can his tribesmen suffer lack? What then is Niger Delta oil money meant for?

  • ayomi

    Welcome to the republic of fulani/hausa. In Ile Ife, swift action taken to find killers of Hausa. Thousands killed by herdsmen all over the country nothing done. Those non Fulani members of the House and the Senate including the governors who are silent about what the Fulani are doing to the people they represent is criminal. They are worse than the killer Fulani

    • Solomon Brown

      You are right, the anger shouldn’t be directed at the nomads alone, elected representatives of the affected areas, so far, have folded their arms and watched the carnage being visited upon their communities. Only Fayose has done a thing about it, it almost feels like everyone else is frozen in time.

  • Solomon Brown

    The police authorities calling on the fulani not to carry out retaliatory attacks almost seems as if the long arm of the law, works only in favor of the murderous nomads.

    I find it appalling that a commissioner of police will deliberately and in the open try to patronize a subset of the population in an attempt to keep the peace. I’m at a loss for words, this is beyond sickening!

  • PolyGon2013

    Wow! When fulani / herdsmen are killed, it doesn’t take long to find the perpetrators! However, if it is the other way round, it takes forever!!!

    • Keen Observer

      Exactly my thoughts

  • Aius Locutius

    Sad. They probably did it in self-defense. That’s to be proven in court. Though I wish that the police were this active in catching the Fulani Herdsmen before they attack.

  • Adam Abbas

    For thou who preach peace they shall find it, for thou who preach war they shall find it. Man shall find what he thrive for. If love then love, if hate then hate. No man shall escape the laws of nature.