Reps to revisit controversial water resources bill
The House of Representatives is to reconsider the Water Resources Bill viewed in certain quarters as an attempt to reintroduce the rejected RUGA policy.
Between ‘Dividers-in-Chief and Dividers-in-Law’
I am notoriously no fan of Olusegun Obasanjo, General, twice former president and co-architect with other past leaders of the crumbling edifice that is still generously called Nigeria.
Opposition mounts against reintroduced National Water Resources bill
Like the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) that was recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, the reintroduced National Water Resources Bill 2020 is creating fresh and heated controversy across the country. Only on Monday, the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, described the bill, which failed to secure approval of the 8th National…
‘Buhari’s policies have made Nigerians suspicious of his government’
Both the CAMA and the National Water Resources Bill now before the National Assembly are part of the very frightening moves by this particular government that keeps suggesting...
‘Relocation of Aba waterside market for cattle sale, not RUGA’
Abia State government has clarified that contrary to insinuations in some quarters, relocating the Aba Waterside Ogbor Hill Cattle Market to Egbelu Umuokpara Obehie in Ukwa West Council Area
Kano government unveils N36 billion Ruga settlement project
The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has inaugurated a $95 million agro-pastoral development project, a flagship programme anchored on food security
Court declares RUGA, cattle colony illegal in Benue
A Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, Benue State, presided over by Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon has declared the plan to establish Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) and cattle colony in Benue State as unwarranted and illegal.
Flawed Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, RUGA, others marred agric sector
Indications have emerged that lopsided implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, the proposed RUGA settlement debacle, very epileptic power supply and appointment of the current minister of agriculture were some of the policies and actions that marred food production and agro-economic development of the country in 2019. Head, Commercial Agriculture and Training, Lower Niger River…
Flawed Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, RUGA, others marred agric sector in 2019
Indications have emerged that lopsided implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, the proposed RUGA settlement debacle, very epileptic power supply and appointment...
Visa on arrival policy aimed at achieving RUGA, Ohanaeze alleges
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Federal Government’s decision to open the nation’s borders to foreigners who would be given visas on arrival...