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Makurdi Court convicts 18-year-old herder for violating Benue grazing law

By Peter Duru, Makurdi A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court presided over by Mr. Isaac Ajim, yesterday convicted and sentenced an 18-year-old herdsman, Adamu Golle to one-year imprisonment for violating the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law of Benue State, 2017. Earlier, the Prosecuting Police Officer, Assistant Superintendent, ASP Hyacinth Gbakor, told the court that
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Benue uncovers 443 ghost workers on Secondary School teachers’ payroll

Ortom insists on grazing law

Peter Duru – Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said on Saturday his administration would not repeal or amend the extant ranching law in the state despite mounting pressure from several quarters. Personnel of the state Livestock Guards had on Saturday seized 600 cattle for violating the law. Ortom, who gave the assurance while inspecting
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