Katsina Emirate Bans Open Grazing, Enforces Strict Compliance. Wednesday, by Kess Ewubare Cattle breeders will no longer be allowed to graze animals openly in Katsina following a new directive by the Katsina Emirate. A statement issued by an official from the Katsina Emirate, Alhaji Abdu Iliyasu, disclosed that the new policy would come into effect immediately. Many states of the federation have passed laws banning the open grazing of animals in their territories The Katsina Emirate Council has banned the open grazing of animals within the Katsina metropolis and its surrounding communities. The Punch reported that the Wakilin Kudin Katsina, Alhaji Abdu Iliyasu, gave the directive in a signed statement made available to journalists on Wednesday, August 4. Katsina Emirate has urged residents to comply with the new policy Katsina Emirate Council Source: The statement noted that the ban came into force on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
The intensity with which the troops of Operation Hadin Kai continuously swamp on armed fighters linked to Boko Haram/Islamic States for West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists has forced more terrorists in the North East to surrender. This was made known by Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations, on Wednesday in Abuja. According to Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, the terrorists and their families, who succumbed to the troops’ intense air bombardment and heavy artillery on August 2, 2021, had been hiding around the fringes of Sambisa forest in Borno state before yielding to troops’ heavy artillery and air bombardments. The terrorists who surrendered comprise 19 male fighters, 19 adult females, and 49 children from Njimia village and environs. Items recovered included one Makarov pistol, 89 rounds of 7.62mm (special) ammunition, 89 rounds of 12.7mm ammunition, 66 rounds of 7.62mm (NATO) ammunition, five 9mm rounds of ammunition, two hand grenades, 2