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...
Group faults Umahi over RUGA in Ebonyi
Organisation of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (OESID) yesterday faulted the decision of Governor Dave Umahi to allow the establishment of Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) in the state.
Curious twist over livestock project
The 10-year N100 billion National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) of the Federal Government to comprehensively modernise the livestock sub-sector is a flawed method...
Experts fault northern governors’ adoption of livestock transformation plan
Agricultural experts have faulted adoption of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) in place of Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) scheme by the Northern Governors Forum (NGF), insisting that NLTP could not tackle continuous clashes between farmers and herdsmen.
National livestock plan is RUGA in disguise, Nigerians warn
Nigerians have knocked the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government for re-introducing the infamous RUGA scheme through the back door in the name of the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP).
Ganduje receives report on RUGA settlements, says project on course
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities. Ganduje stated this on Saturday in Kano while receiving the report on the establishment of Ruga and Milk Market in Kano State.
Northern governors adopt national livestock policy, move against Almajiri, insecurity
The Northern States Governors Forum yesterday rose from an emergency meeting in Kaduna, adopting the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) as a system that would engender modernisation of pastoral activities.
Amid protest, Osinbajo launches livestock project in Adamawa
The protest in Gongoshi village of Mayo-Belwa council area of Adamawa notwithstanding, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday inaugurated the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) in the state.
‘Ranching or RUGA, economic activity of rearing cattle requires defined space’
It is not surprising for us in Nigeria, when things are misunderstood. Many people find it strange when I say RUGA is not a Fulani word, but an acronym that was created by colonial masters.
‘It is now necessary for the government to legalise arm bearing for citizens'
The security situation across the country has become very worrisome. It is now more like the state of nature, whereby the 17th century English philosopher, Thomas Hobbes in his highly celebrated book, Leviathan stated that life was solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.