• FG to build ranches, grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen

    FG to build ranches, grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen

    According to reports, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engineer Babachir David Lawal, on Thursday said that the government was going ahead with decision to establish ranches and grazing reserves across the country as a solution to the incessant clashes between Fulani Cattle Rearers and Local Farmers.

    He made the remark while receiving a delegation of Tabital Pulako Njode Jam Foundation, led by its Chairman, Alhaji Abdul Bali, in Abuja.

    Lawal, in a statement by the Director (Press) in the […]

  • Anambra has small land mass, won’t create grazing reserves, ranches – Gov. Obiano

    Anambra has small land mass, won’t create grazing reserves, ranches – Gov. Obiano

    Governor Willie Obiano has explained that the state does not intend to embark on land-consuming projects as the creation of grazing reserves and ranches because it has the smallest land mass in the country.

    He stated this at the Council Chambers of Government House, Awka, in a press conference to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the state, explaining that even the state’s small land mass had been eaten up by erosion.

    The governor,however, disclosed that the state was in […]

  • FG to organise herdsmen into ranches

    FG to organise herdsmen into ranches

    As part of efforts to increase yield and end incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers, the Federal Government will soon organise herdsmen into ranches.

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, disclosed this on Tuesday when President Muhammadu Buhari hosted the Global Chief Executive Officer of Friesland Campina, The Netherlands, Mr. Roelf Joosten, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, quoted the minister as also […]

  • Governor Lalong accuses Jang of instigating protest over cattle ranches in Plateau

    Governor Lalong accuses Jang of instigating protest over cattle ranches in Plateau

    Plateau State governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has accused his immediate predecessor, Jonah Jang, of master-minding street protests in the state against a non-existent plan to establish grazing reserves.

    He said a senator from Plateau State, whose name he did not mention, was also part of the plot to destabilize the state, under the guise of demonstrations against grazing reserves.

    Lalong made the accusation at the State House, Abuja on Friday, shortly after he met with President Muhammadu Buhari to thank him for […]