Nigerians back private ranches, Oyo rejects open grazing
Nigerians have urged the Federal and State Governments to facilitate the establishment of private ranches as part of solutions to frequent clashes and loss of lives and property associated with the open grazing of cattle.
Zamfara Government to celebrate 100 days with Ruga settlement
The Zamfara Government says it will inaugurate Ruga project in the state as part of celebrations to mark 100 days in office of Gov. Bello Matawalle.
‘Why FG should revitalise farm settlements to incorporate cattle ranches’
Food security encompasses food deficiency and food sufficiency. Food security concept, which came about in 1974, was directed at supplying of food but along the line it becomes not just about supply but adequate supply of nutritious food for people.
Provide land for RUGA, presidency urges states
The Federal Government at the weekend urged states to make land available for the controversial RUGA settlement, even as it said N2.258 billion was allocated for the initiative in the 2019 budget.
Divisions in the country being pushed to near-breaking point by RUGA settlement controversy
From cattle colonies to RUGA settlements in every state of the federation From what we know of the cattle colony scheme, based on a presentation by the then Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Audu Ogbe, the cattle colony scheme is not a scheme for the settlement of Fulani herdsmen. Here is what he said in his…
Challenges of school feeding, egg blueprints, others, by Tuns Farm founder
The school feeding programme has been in existence since the days of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, but it was not as organised as now.
South West, South East plan security outfits to tackle insecurity
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has said governors of the Southwest region will launch new security architecture in August to tackle insecurity in the zone.
Ruga: Abia monarch lauds state government’s restriction on land sales
A prominent Abia monarch, Prof. Sunday Owualah, has expressed joy over the state government’s resolve to henceforth regulate the sale of land above five hectares in any part of the state.
Ndigbo, Ruga settlement and 2023 presidency
Last week, Northern elders asked Ndigbo to either accept the implementation of Federal Government’s suspended Ruga settlement plan for herders in their area or forget their presidential ambition in 2023.