Herders, farmers’ clashes: FAO disburses Napier grass in Taraba

September 1, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), Tuesday, disbursed Napier Grass planting materials to herders and farmers in Taraba state. Country Representative of the FAO in Nigeria, Mr Fred Kafeero, while distributing the materials in Jalingo, said the gesture was to end farmers, herders’ conflict in the state. Kafeero, who was represented by Mrs Fesimi Ogunkowa, said the planting materials included Read More

Anti-Buhari’s comments: List your achievements to Nigerians, BMO challenges Ortom

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom’s latest comments on President Muhammad Buhari’s administration as rantings of a failed governor, even as it challenged the governor to list his achievements since 2015. According to the group, the latest attack is not unexpected, because the governor has a habit of launching unguarded verbal attacks on the Read More

Ortom to Presidency: You’ll kill us to actualise grazing reserve

August 21, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state government, Friday, said if the President Muhammadu Buhari administration must actualise the “cattle agenda through grazing reserves or any other thing different from ranching it should be ready to kill everybody in Benue state. The government also said the decision of the president was capable of plunging the country into avoidable crisis. A statement by Terver Akase, Read More

Buhari approves review of grazing reserves in 25 states

August 20, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch,” 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels of encroachment.” The President’s directive followed his approval of the recommendations of a committee chaired by the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari. Among others, the committee had recommended the collection Read More

Farmers/Herders clash: MCN supports Yobe govt, adopts public policy dialogue

August 12, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

As the conflict between farmers and herders continue to linger, stakeholders have identified increase in population, influx of foreign herders, encroachment on farm lands, non-availability of water and grazing reserves as the major factors responsible. The technical team leader, of European Union Managing Conflict in North-east Nigeria, Dr. Ukoha Ukiwo, disclosed this in Damaturu the Yobe state capital at a Read More

FG launches national livestock pilot project in Nasarawa

August 5, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

  The federal government has launched a pilot scheme of the National Livestock Transformation Project (NLTP) in Awe local government of Nasarawa state.President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, Thursday said  the project is designed to partner with interested state governments to provide land for livestock farmers to boost productive. He said the NLTP Read More