The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it was constructing a RUGA settlement at Igbo-Etiti community in Udi local council of Enugu State.
There is palpable apprehension nationwide, as the search for solution to the clashes between herdsmen and farmers, which have intensified across the country in recent time, seems not yielding the desired results.
Northern Nigeria politicians sure know their onions in the game of politics, as epitomized in the campaign on open grazing. They know the best time to push, the best time to strike...
21 Aug 2020
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...
29 Aug 2019
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.
26 Aug 2019
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.
25 Aug 2019
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...
17 Aug 2019
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.
5 Aug 2019
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.
30 Jul 2019
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…
29 Jul 2019
The school feeding programme has been in existence since the days of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, but it was not as organised as now.
29 Jul 2019
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.