Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Sanusi to herdsmen: Obey anti-grazing law

Sanusi to herdsmen: Obey anti-grazing law

Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says herdsmen should obey the anti-open grazing law in the states where it has been enacted.Sanusi said this on Monday while speaking at a meeting with Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, security agencies and interest groups, in the Ado-Ekiti.The emir was represented by Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano who said his mission [...]

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    Ortom: Lalong lied! I confronted him over the phone

Ortom: Lalong lied! I confronted him over the phone

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says Simon Lalong, his Plateau counterpart, never warned him over the anti-grazing law.On Thursday, Lalong said he warned Ortom against implementing the law in his state.But speaking on Friday when he received a delegation of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), the Benue governor said he confronted Lalong after someone drew his attention to what he [...]

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    I won’t repeal anti-grazing law, says Ortom

I won’t repeal anti-grazing law, says Ortom

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, says herdsmen have failed woefully if the recent killings were meant to intimidate his administration into repealing the anti-grazing law.The law, among other things, prohibits the movement of livestock on foot within the state.Defending his action at a mass burial for 73 victims of the herdsmen crisis in Makurdi, the state capital, on Thursday [...]

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    Plateau gov criticises anti-grazing law, says he warned Ortom

Plateau gov criticises anti-grazing law, says he warned Ortom

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, says he advised Samuel Ortom, his Benue counterpart, against implementing anti-grazing law.Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, Lalong faulted the decision to implement the law without alternatives.Lalong, who said it is not only Fulani people who engage in cattle rearing, added that there is relative peace in [...]

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    Taraba governor says anti-grazing law not targeted at anyone

Taraba governor says anti-grazing law not targeted at anyone

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba, says the state's anti-open grazing law is not targeted at any ethnic group or religious group.In a statement, Emmanuel Bello, media aide on the governor, quoted Ishaku as saying that the ownership of cattle is not the exclusive right of any religion or ethnic group.The governor said the "ancient method of nomadic voyages" has failed [...]

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