Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

…hails Senate for approving  electronic transmission of election results Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has called on the federal government to provide funds for those in  private business to set up ranches in the state. He tabled this demand to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Governor while acknowledging that many southern states have passed the … Continue reading Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

Okowa signs anti-open grazing Bill

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, signed the Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021, otherwise known as Anti-Open Grazing Bill, with a call on the Federal Government to assist interested farmers to establish ranches across the country. Okowa made this known after assenting to two Bills passed by Delta State House of Assembly, at Government House, Asaba. The Bills, including … Continue reading Okowa signs anti-open grazing Bill

Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today fired a Salvo in the direction of the Kaduna State Governor’s criticism of the ban on open grazing by southern governors. Akeredolu who is also the chairman of the Southern Governors Forum said the anti-Open Grazing law has come to stay. Akeredolu said this while responding to the comment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, who said the … Continue reading Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Oyetola signs bill against open grazing into law

Osun State Governor, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola has signed the bill against open grazing into law. The bill, titled, Bill to Regulate Animal Grazing and Establishments of Cattle Ranches and Other Related Matters, was passed by the House of Assembly on August 12, 2021 and transmitted to the Governor for assent. Speaking with journalists on Wednesday, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan … Continue reading Oyetola signs bill against open grazing into law

Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-open grazing bill into law

…With the signing of the bill into law, Akwa Ibom becomes the eighth southern state to enact legislation against open grazing of cattle. The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday afternoon signed into law a bill that prohibits open grazing of cattle in the state. The bill was presented to the governor by the Attorney General of the State, Uko Udom, in the … Continue reading Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-open grazing bill into law

Open Grazing Law: I’m prepared to protect my people – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has reiterated his administration’s resolve to protect the lives of the people of the state. Governor Akeredolu said although the recent anti-open grazing law put in place in the state was not pleasing to some people, he vowed to stand by it and ensure that farmers are saved from losing their farm crops as a result of the outdated … Continue reading Open Grazing Law: I’m prepared to protect my people – Akeredolu

Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist organisation, Akintoye tells UN

CHAIRMAN  of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS, Professor Banji Akintoye, yesterday, urged the United Nations to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organization.  He also vowed to organise a one million-man freedom march at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States of America, for 11 days, saying the protest is meant to expose the alleged genocide being perpetrated by murderous herdsmen … Continue reading Declare Miyetti Allah terrorist organisation, Akintoye tells UN

FG to Afenifere: NALDA farm estates not ruga, ranches

The federal government on Friday denied that the 109 Integrated Farm Estates approved for the National Land Development Authority (NALDA) for implementation are Ruga and ranches. The denial came on the heels of the position expressed by the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, which had in a statement by its spokesman, Jare Ajayi, said that the federal government was attempting to bring back the rejected cattle … Continue reading FG to Afenifere: NALDA farm estates not ruga, ranches

Lalong directs Plateau citizens to seek redress over land grabbing

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has asked the people of Plateau State to take advantage of the Anti-Land Grabbing Law signed early this year and seek redress over any land forcefully or illegally taken from them. This is even as the Governor says he will soon inaugurate an Anti-land Grabbing Task Force to also follow up on such complaints and ensure that justice prevails. … Continue reading Lalong directs Plateau citizens to seek redress over land grabbing

Farm estates: Buhari using veiled strategy to acquire lands for herdsmen, says Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has blasted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for the latter’s plan to establish farm estates, also known as Integrated Farm Estates, in 108 senatorial districts of the country. The group reacted to the directive to the National Agricultural Land Development Authority by the President to set up integrated farm estates in all 108 senatorial districts nationwide. In a … Continue reading Farm estates: Buhari using veiled strategy to acquire lands for herdsmen, says Afenifere