Benue: Reps probe police over noncompliance with anti-grazing law
The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its committee on legislative compliance to investigate the refusal of the Nigeria Police and other security agencies to enforce the Benue State Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches establishment. The resolution was sequel to a motion under matters of urgent national importance by Rep. Hassan Saleh (Benue-APC),on the “urgent…
Buhari clarifies stance on Benue’s anti-grazing law
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday explained why the Federal Government never challenged anti-open grazing bill signed into law by the Benue State government.
Don urges Enugu Assembly to enact anti-grazing law
A lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Rev Fr. Emeka Ngwoke urged the Enugu State House of Assembly to enact a law to guard against destruction of farmlands by cattle and invasion of any community by herdsmen. Ngwoke, a Roman Catholic priest, gave the advice in his…
Miyetti-Allah urges FG to establish Livestock Ministry, insists open anti-grazing law unconstitutional
While urging government all levels to wade into their plight, the group alleged that it’s members who are mainly herdsmen were being evicted indiscriminately after the enactment of the anti-open grazing law in Benue State.
Herdsmen, farmers clash in Benue over implementation of anti-open grazing law
A similar incidence was also said to have occurred at Orukan in Ogbadibo Local Council of the state yesterday morning where one person was shot dead, leaving three others with gunshot injuries.
‘Constitution will guide enforcement of Ekiti anti-grazing law’
The new Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Mr. Wilson Inalegwu, has said his command will be guided by the law of the federation in enforcing the “Ekiti State Prohibition of Cattle and other Ruminants Grazing Act 2016.”
Anti-grazing law underway in Abia
Abia state government is in the process of enacting anti-grazing law and allied matters.