Fulani-Bororo herders and farmers in Osun State, yesterday, pledged readiness to comply with the anti-open grazing law of the state.
The Ebonyi Government has denied collecting N6 billion from the Federal Government for ranching, insisting that the state had no land for such venture.
There have been resistance to President Muhammadu Buhari’s revival of grazing routes across the country. In the last few years, a number of states have made laws to prohibit open grazing within their boundaries.
The Benue State government, yesterday, said if the President Muhammadu Buhari administration must actualise the cattle grazing reserves agenda or any other thing different from ranching
Some Civil Society Organisations have called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) to probe the approval
As the campaign against open grazing in the southern part of the country rages with legislative provisions being emplaced and advocacy for the establishment of ranching intensifies, ownership structures of cattle ranches
Against the background of rising tension being generated among ethnic groups all over the country following incessant clashes between farmers and cattle herdsmen, the suggestion by Kano State Governor
25 Jul 2019
There are millions of Nigerians roaming the streets, not knowing what to do with their lives. They have had governments that were confused about how to better the sad situation they are in. With abject poverty and purposelessness of leadership so glaring to the rest of the world, not many would blame the US President, Donald Trump for heaping derogatory remarks on our very essence as creations of God.
11 Jul 2018
An understandable outrage has followed the Presidency’s latest outlandish remark over the activities of killer herdsmen. In one of the most discomforting shows of the insensitivity...
9 Jul 2018
Rising from a meeting yesterday at the Government House, Enugu, governors of the five South East states resolved not to donate any part of the zone for ranching of cows, stressing that they had no land for the project. During the parley that was also attended by the leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, traditional rulers, captains…
5 Jul 2018
The Senate yesterday sought low interest loans for herdsmen to establish ranches as part of measures to halt the killings occasioned by attacks on communities by armed herdsmen nationwide.
25 Jun 2018
At last, the Federal Government has chosen the path of common sense to support the globally practised modern way of raising livestock, which is ranching. If properly planned and transparently implemented, cattle ranching can be far more economically beneficial to the owners and the nation, as well as eliminate the raging farmers-versus-herdsmen....