Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    VIDEO: Depriving Fulani of their indigenous rights won’t help Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah

VIDEO: Depriving Fulani of their indigenous rights won’t help Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has accused some communities of depriving herdsmen their indigenous rights, saying this has contributed to the crisis surrounding herdsmen and farmers across the country.In various states including Benue, Plateau and Zamfara, clashes between the herders and farmers/locals as well as attacks by suspected herders have led to the death of hundreds, [...]

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    We won’t suspend anti-grazing law in Ekiti, Fayose replies defence minister

We won’t suspend anti-grazing law in Ekiti, Fayose replies defence minister

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the call by Mansur Dan Ali, minister of defence, that states should suspend the implementation of the anti-grazing law is an affront to federalism practised in the country.The minister made the call at a security meeting with President Muhammadu on Tuesday.He said there was need to negotiate safe routes for the herders.“The need [...]

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    Ortom: Miyetti Allah has accepted cattle ranching

Ortom: Miyetti Allah has accepted cattle ranching

Samuel Ortom, Benue governor, says the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has accepted to adopt cattle ranching as a solution to the clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the state.The state passed the anti-grazing law in May 2017 and it took effect in November.The law, among other things, prohibits the movement of livestock on foot within the [...]

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    Oyo APC gov aspirant says ranching is solution to farmers, herdsmen clashes

Oyo APC gov aspirant says ranching is solution to farmers, herdsmen clashes

Adeolu Akande, a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state, says ranching remains the only solution to the clashes between farmers and herdsmen.Akande, who spoke during an event at Lead City University, Ibadan, ‎described ranching as the "elixir" to the crises which has claimed many lives."The elixir to the frequent conflict between farmers [...]

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    Benue: Of cattle colonies, ranching and grazing routes

Benue: Of cattle colonies, ranching and grazing routes

BY ROMMY MOMGrowing up on the Plateau, in the 80s, the yearly tradition was to see Herdsmen arrive on the rocky plains just before the rains, setting up their huts. They would daily graze their cattle in non-farming areas down the plains. As the rains dried up the Fulanis would demolish those dwellings and move on. There absolutely was no [...]

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    Benue indigenes storm national assembly, reject cattle colonies

Benue indigenes storm national assembly, reject cattle colonies

Hundreds of indigenes of Benue state currently camped at the entrance of the National Assembly Complex.Dressed in black attires and wielding different placards, the protesters lamented the killings suspected to have been carried out by herdsmen.They also kicked against the idea of establishing cattle colonies.As of the time this report was filed, security operatives had not allowed them into the premises.Some of [...]

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