‘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
Amid FG’s rejection, Ganduje sets up RUGA settlement in Kano
Amid hurdles, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje at the weekend launched the Kano State Rural Grazing Area (RUGA), the first cattle herders’ settlement in the country
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…
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...
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.
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.