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One killed, Properties Destroyed As Farmers, Fulani Clash In Kwara

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A bloody clash between farmers and Fulani herders which occurred at Rogu Village in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara state, claimed one life.

It was gathered that following the death of the farmer, the Fulani camp in the village was invaded by aggrieved farmers in the community.

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The invasion was sequel to a crisis which ensued between farmers and Fulani herders in the village.

In the mayhem that ensued, the aggrieved farmers allegedly set properties of the Fulani herders including motorcycles ablaze, according to reports reaching DAILY POST.

Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Umar Bologi 11, has waded into the crisis calling on his people to calm down and maintain peace in the area.

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He assured the Fulani that no retaliation would be carried out by his kinsmen and nothing will happen to anyone, just as normalcy has been restored.

The Chairman, Kwara state branch of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, GAFDAN, Ali Muhammed Jounwuro, in his reaction in Ilorin on Saturday expressed grave concern that at least 103 houses of innocent Fulani persons were burnt.

READ ALSO: Kwara Police Arrest Five Suspected Kidnappers, Recover Arms

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He queried why the aggrieved people should take the laws into their hands if they suspected some people doing the wrong things.

“The Fulani camp is more than 40 years old at Rogu within Patigi LGA. They have been law abiding citizens for the period of 40 years without harming anybody,” the chairman added.

He called on the Kwara State Government to take proper action on the matter to avoid escalation of the crisis.

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Hoodlums Vandalise Police Station, Bank Over Scarcity Of Naira Notes, Petrol In Ibadan [VIDEO]

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Hoodlums, on Friday, vandalised a police station in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

According to DAILY POST, a Wema Bank branch opposite the police station was also vandalised.

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The police station, located at Agodi Gate area, was vandalised during a protest in Ibadan.

Recall  that some angry Nigerians protested the ongoing scarcity of new naira notes and petrol.

Some of the areas where protests were staged included Agodi Gate, Idi Ape and Iwo Road.

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READ ALSO: JUST IN: Youths Protest Naira, Fuel Scarcity In Oyo

There were also pockets of protests in areas like Olodo, Monatan and Iyana Church.

DAILY POST learnt from multiple sources that hoodlums took advantage of the protests to vandalise the police station and the bank at Agodi Gate.

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Tension In Delta As Protests Rock Warri

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Warri, Delta State, was under tension as protests rocked the city forcing banks to abruptly shut down operations.

The protesters besieged the entrance of the United Bank for Africa and Union Bank for Africa located near Main Market, Warri, as they burnt tyres along the ever-busy roads to register their frustration, causing heavy gridlock.

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The protesters, mainly market women, youths and elders had barricaded major roads in protest over the hardship caused by the scarcity of the new naira notes as well as the hike in petrol prices.

Some of the roads barricaded include the Warri-Sapele Road and NPA Expressway. The protesters marched to the Delta State Rainbow Television, Edjeba, to register their grievances.

READ ALSO: New Naira: Two Arrested For Transacting Counterfeit Notes In Enugu

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The peaceful protesters, bearing placards and chanting “our fish dey spoil, our food dey rotten,” said they found it difficult to make withdrawals from their bank accounts.

They said they were unable to sell their goods in the past few days due to the cashless policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the scarcity of the redesigned naira notes.

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Man Dies Inside Bank In Delta

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A customer slumped and died after standing in a queue for long hours at a bank in Agbor, Delta State.

READ ALSO: New Naira: Two Arrested For Transacting Counterfeit Notes In Enugu

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According to the Tribune on Friday, the yet-to-be-identified man died after waiting for hours on end to collect his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card at the bank’s branch in Ika South Local Government Area, Delta State.

Confirming his death, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, said, “He was not trying to withdraw cash as claimed; however, he came to the said bank to collect his ATM card.”

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