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    NEC budgets N100bn for national livestock programme

NEC budgets N100bn for national livestock programme

The National Economic Council (NEC) has budgeted N100 billion for the implementation of the national livestock transformation plan (NLTP). The council presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo reviewed the proposal submitted by one of its subcommittees at its Thursday meeting in the presidential villa Dave Umayi, Ebonyi state governor and chairman of the subcommittee on farmer/herder crisis, said the proposal indicates that the [...]

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    Bauchi gov: Herdsmen from other countries will benefit from FG’s livestock plan

Bauchi gov: Herdsmen from other countries will benefit from FG’s livestock plan

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says herdsmen from other countries will benefit from the federal government's National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). Speaking on Channels Television on Monday, Mohammed said Fulani herdsmen are nomadic, moving across countries within the continent. "I think there is a lot of mistrust and misconception as regards the Fulani man. The Fulani man is a global or [...]

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    Osinbajo inaugurates livestock transformation plan in Adamawa

Osinbajo inaugurates livestock transformation plan in Adamawa

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo launched the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) in Adamawa state on Tuesday. The plan was developed by states and adopted by the national executive council (NEC) to address the farmer-herder crisis in the country. In a tweet, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo's media aide, said the launch of the NLTP should not be confused with RUGA, a plan which was suspended [...]

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    NEC approves national livestock plan to curb farmers/herder clashes

NEC approves national livestock plan to curb farmers/herder clashes

The National Economic Council (NEC) has approved the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) to address the farmer/herder crisis in the country. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi governor, disclosed this on Thursday while speaking with state house correspondents at the end of a meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Bagudu noted that the approval was as a result of a memo presented by Audu [...]

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