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FG to build ranches, grazing reserves for Fulani Herdsmen

FG to build ranches, grazing reserves for Fulani Herdsmen

The Federal Government has said it would soon establish ranches and grazing reserves for Fulani herdsmen in the country in order to stave off further violent altercation between the pastoralist and sedentary farmers.

Grazing law will not stand in southern Nigeria— Igbo leader

Grazing law will not stand in southern Nigeria— Igbo leader

Chief (Dr.) Sylvan Olisanye Ebigwei (MON), consultant dental surgeon, is President-Emeritus, Aka Ikenga, the Igbo socio-political organisation. In this interview, he reacts to the menace of herdsmen in Igbo land and South of Nigeria generally. He says the government must provide a solution quickly to save the country from chaos.

Nobody needs grazing reserves now

Nobody needs grazing reserves now

The appointment of an Acting Inspector General of Police,IGP, from the rank of Assistant Inspector General, AIG,has created another season of instability in the commanding heights of the Nigerian Police force. If precedent is followed,the choice of Mr Ibrahim Kpotun Idris by President Muhammadu Buhari as the new IGP will compel the premature retirement of the six serving Deputy Inspector Generals, DIGs. They were appointed after the immediate past IGP Mr Solomon Arase assumed office April 21, 2015.

Gov Ishaku denies donation of land for grazing

Gov Ishaku denies donation of land for grazing

The governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku, has denied that his state was in any agreement or among the eleven states that donated 55,000 hectares of land for the implementation of federal government’s programe for grazing reserves.