Gunmen invade Anambra village, kill 9
No fewer than nine people were killed on Monday when hoodlums invaded Ukpomachi Village, Okuzu in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The choices we make, the road we take - Part 2
What about us all, individually and in our various demographic groupings, striving to follow the dictum of Love of God and Love of Neighbour and using the more beneficial instruments
Taraba herders, farmers seek government support on alternative feedstock for animals
Herders and farmers in Taraba have solicited the support of the state government toward the production of alternative feedstock for animals.
Kebbi empowers 2,778 women, men with livestock
No fewer than 2,778 herdsmen and their wives have benefited from the distribution of domestic animals by the Kebbi State government.
Stakeholders canvass engagement of youths in N13tr livestock
The Registrar of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), Prof Eustace Iyayi, has asked the Federal Government to deploy the youth population into the N13 trillion livestock industry to curb youth restiveness, and in turn, grow the economy. According to him, to arrest youth restiveness and perennial farmer-herder conflicts in the post-Covid-19 period, the youths can be…
FG trains 100 unemployed in livestock, others to enhance food security
The Federal Government has commenced training for 100 unemployed Nigerians in livestock and vegetable production. The training, done through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), is part of the Federal Government’s renewed efforts to revamp the country’s agricultural sector, under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS). Speaking at the flag-off of the scheme, at…
Feed millers lament shortage of maize, soya meals for livestock
Some farmers and feed millers have called on the President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Agriculture, Sabi Nanono, to save the livestock feeds industry from collapse
Herders kill two livestock guards in Benue
Two livestock guards were killed yesterday when gunmen suspected to be herdsmen ambushed and gunned them down in Logo Council of Benue State.
Open grazing: Benue livestock guards impound 92 cows
The Benue State Livestock Guards, yesterday, impounded 92 cows for contravening the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017 of the state.