Director General of National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne, has clarified that the agency is not interested in taking over people’s lands but rather ensuring youth empowerment and food security.
Finding a permanent solution to the open grazing crisis, which has been a major problem to successive governments over the years, appears intractable
The Executive Secretary of National Land Development Authority (NALDA), Mr Paul Ikonne says the establishment of 109 Integrated Farm Estate by the Federal Government has nothing to do with Ruga or ranches. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed NALDA to establish integrated farm estates in all the 109…
President Muhammadu Buhari’s bleary-eyed riposte as reply or response to strident wide-spread agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria’s political process is tantamount to an obloquy or isokuso in local idiomatic expression.
A seething rage is trailing last week’s directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to a committee to reclaim old grazing routes, with Nigerians kicking against the move and warning that the move could court a civil war.
It was in William Shakespeare’s epic novel, Julius Caesar, that the great Caesar was warned of an imminent danger as the priest’s divination could not find the heart of the beast.
One of the biggest problems Nigeria is facing is insecurity, arising especially from farmers-herders challenges that have escalated and transformed to cattle rustling, armed banditry and kidnapping thereby heightening the tension in the country.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has announced that his administration had already approved land for the Ruga project in the state, under the National Livestock Development Plan (NLDP).
Could the current controversy over the Fulani herdsmen in Ondo and Oyo states that put the entire South-West in a fighting mood and heated up the polity have been prevented? Here is a story that might offer you a clue to the possible answer to that question.
Researches have been made with regards to alternative sources of ingredients suitable for poultry. Ingredients like maize, soya beans and groundnut cakes (GNC) have been under research over the years.
30 Sep 2020
The House of Representatives is to reconsider the Water Resources Bill viewed in certain quarters as an attempt to reintroduce the rejected RUGA policy.