Yobe to generate N1b IGR from livestock tax
The Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers’ Association of Nigeria (KACRAN) has set conditions for the collection of livestock tax in Yobe State.
Eid-el Kabir: Kano residents groan over ram price hike
Barely few days to Eid-el Kabir celebration, popular ram markets in Kano are witnessing low patronage due to exorbitant prices of animal feeds, as well as the dwindling purchasing powers
Jigawa Government to demarcate 95km of grazing reserves, cattle routes
The Jigawa Farmers and Herdsmen Boardhas concluded plans to carve out 95km of grazing reserves as part of measures to tackle farmers/herders
Food blockade: Voodoo economics
When the National Chairman of the Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCON) Dr. Mohammed Tahir announced boastfully like a rainless thunder the closure
Nutrition expert prescribes lower plant protein consumption
Nigerians have been urged to reduce consumption of plant-based proteins and consume more of animal proteins that are contained in meat, fish, egg, milk and other animal protein products.
Enforce that ban on cattle movement
A recent initiative of the governors of the South East, Nigeria banning unbridled movement of herdsmen in the region should be seen purely as a governance issue for peace and stability in the country.
7 Amazing Facts About Cows
Cows are the largest producers of dairy products and considering man’s like for beef, humans are quite intimate with them. Considering man’s dependence and relationship with cows, one would think that we know all there is to know about them but no, many people aren’t aware of these facts about cows listed below: They have…
Passengers escape death as bus rams into cattle on Ekiti highway
Four commuters yesterday sustained severe injuries in an accident involving a commercial bus and herds of cattle at a steep portion of Efon Alaaye-Esa Oke highway, close to the border between Ekiti and Osun states.
Bayelsa is commercialising cattle business, says agric commissioner
The Bayelsa State government has disclosed that rather than playing politics with cattle rearing, the state is approaching it as a business with the establishment of a ranch at Elebele Palm Estate, in line with international best practices. This is part of the state government aggressive agricultural revolution to diversify economy, create jobs and ensure…