History and totalitarianism in Nigeria
The wise saying that those who refuse to learn from history condemn themselves to make all the past mistakes of their past generations yet again; mistakes which...
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.
Ranching is good, will solve problems of herders/farmers clashes – Eya
I will be 82 years old by the end of August, and I can tell you that ranching was a common thing when we were growing up. The one ranch that has remained famous is the Obudu Cattle Ranch...
‘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.
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.
Troops arrest 14 armed bandits in Nasarawa, Benue, Kaduna, recover ammunition
Military’s operation, code-named Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), has arrested 10 suspects for armed banditry and kidnapping in Benue and Nasarawa states.
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.