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Govs Can’t Ban Open Graing – Miyetti Allah
Govs Can’t Ban Open Grazing – Miyetti Al...

Govs Can’t Ban Open Grazing – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a factional unit for herdsmen in Nigeria, has opposed the ban imposed on open grazing of cattle by South-West governors. Their position is, however, in contrast to that of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, which at a meeting with some governors... read more »

We Can’t be Forced Out of South-West – Miyetti Allah
We Can’t be Forced Out of South-West – M...

We Can’t be Forced Out of South-West – Miyetti Allah

Herdsmen operating under the auspices of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have say they cannot be evicted from the South-West, citing their rights as guaranteed by the Nigerian constitution to live and operate wherever they deem fit. The group promised to avenge the alleged attacks on and loss of herdsmen... read more »

Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari
Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari

Ban Open Grazing, Senator Tells Buhari

Tolulope Odebiyi, a member of the Nigerian Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order to ban open grazing by herdsmen in the country. The senator who represents the Ogun West Senatorial district on Wednesday while regretting the invasion of killer herdsmen into the... read more »

Fayemi Calls on Youths to Embrace Agribusiness
Fayemi Calls on Youths to Embrace Agribu...

Fayemi Calls on Youths to Embrace Agribusiness

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has disclosed that his administration had put in place machinery to contribute the state’s quota to national development by attracting $200 million investment in the agriculture sector. He said the ventures, when fully operational, will provide jobs for more... read more »

Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo
Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, He...

Jegede Outlines Plans to End Farmers, Herders Clashes in Ondo

Eyitayo Jegede, flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP, in the Ondo State governorship election has vowed to put an end to the frequent classes between farmers and herdsmen in several communities in the state. He made the promise while addressing supporters from Aiyede/Ogbese, Ilu Abo,... read more »

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CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

CBN Urges Nigerian Banks to Increase Agric Sector Lending to 10%

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has asked banks in Nigeria to consider increasing the percentage of loans available to the agriculture sector to 10... read more »

Government Will not Pay a Kobo of Foreign Reserves to Import Food or Fertilizer Says President Buhari

Government Will not Pay a Kobo of Foreign Reserves to Import Food or Fertilizer Says Presi...

President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to make forex inaccessible for people seeking to import food items and fertilizer. The President said this at the... read more »

Inauguration Speech by Dr Akinwumi Adesina on His Election for a Second 5-Year Tenure

Inauguration Speech by Dr Akinwumi Adesina on His Election for a Second 5-Year Tenure

PROTOCOLS Your Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire Your Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of... read more »

Opinion: Should I Boycott Nigerian Beef?

Opinion: Should I Boycott Nigerian Beef?

25th June 2020   This article is one that I posted on June 18, 2019 on my Facebook page. The question is now even more urgent with the violence, slaughter and food insecurity being... read more »

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it plans to empower farmers with N432 billion ($1.1 billion) intervention loan to upscale food production during the planting season. The apex bank said... read more »