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Lessons from the RUGA rumpus

WHILE the Federal Government had adopted the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, in order to solve the insecurity problems posed by marauding armed nomadic herders, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FMARD, suddenly issued a memo for the establishment of what it termed “RUGA Settlements” in the 36 states of the Federation a few weeks ago.

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Fani-Kayode bombs Miyetti Allah over request to arrest Obasanjo

Former Aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Tuesday lampooned Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore over its call for the arrest of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, who advised President Muhammadu Buhari in his latest Letter to do something fast to curtail the incessant killings credited to herdsmen, noting that Nigeria could experience a situation similar to Rwanda where there was genocide in 1994.

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Shut down Northern borders to stem migration of herdsmen- militia into Nigeria – Dr. Ekiyor

ASABA – A one-time Commissioner in Delta State, Dr. Christopher Ekiyor, who narrowly escaped death, early last year, in the hands of suspected Fulani herdsmen on the East-West Road, has called on the Federal Government to close down  the Northern borders where herdsmen- militia and non-Nigerian terrorists migrate into the country with light arms and artillery vehicles unchecked.

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