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Ogun Governor Signs Anti-open Grazing Law
Ogun Governor Signs Anti-open Grazing La...

Ogun Governor Signs Anti-open Grazing Law

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has signed into law, the anti-open grazing bill in the state. On Thursday, the governor assented to the bill during a Security Council meeting at the state secretariat at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. The law, titled HB No. 045/OG/2021, is – Law to Regulate Animal... read more »

Bandits Occupy Farms In Katsina, Force Villagers To Supply Fertilisers
Bandits Occupy Farms In Katsina, Force V...

Bandits Occupy Farms In Katsina, Force Villagers To Supply Fertilisers

Some farmers in Katsina State have lamented the negative impact of banditry on farming activities in the state. According to them, bandits have stopped them from going to their farms to cultivate food items. The farmers, in an interview with Daily Trust, stated that bandits stormed their farms to... read more »

Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill
Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Graz...

Akwa Ibom Assembly Passes Anti-open Grazing Bill

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill into law in the state on Tuesday. The bill entitled, “A Bill for a law to prohibit open rearing and grazing of livestock and provide for the establishment of ranches and Livestock administration, regulation and control,... read more »

Nigerians Susceptible To Widespread Hunger Under Buhari - NSA
Nigerians Susceptible To Widespread Hung...

Nigerians Susceptible To Widespread Hunger Under Buhari – NSA

The National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, has the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has been battling to surmount the country’s food crisis amid the prevailing hunger in the country. The president has vowed to tackle the country’s widespread poverty at a security meeting attended... read more »

PMB: Call Him Master Finisher By Femi Adesina
PMB: Call Him Master Finisher By Femi Ad...

PMB: Call Him Master Finisher By Femi Adesina

The country has been agog this week with fallout from the signing of the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law. That legislation has now become Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). President Muhammadu Buhari has done what Napoleon couldn’t do. Again and again. The Bill had defied Olusegun... read more »

Buhari Reveals Plans After Leaving Office in 2023

Buhari Reveals Plans After Leaving Office in 2023

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he plans to go back to his cows and rekindle his passion for farming when he leaves office in 2023. Buhari in an interview with Arise TV said he retained... read more »

Open Grazing Ban Has Come to Stay – Gov Ortom

Open Grazing Ban Has Come to Stay – Gov Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that the onslaught against citizens of his state by herdsmen and herdsmen will not compel his government to repeal the Open Grazing Prohibition... read more »

Govs Can’t Ban Open Graing – Miyetti Allah

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... read more »

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

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... read more »

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... read more »