Tag: cattle

Gombe will go ahead with Ruga scheme – Gov. Yahaya

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2019

Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed reservation over the suspension of the Ruga settlement scheme by the Federal Government, saying Gombe state will ... Read More

FG to Commence AI of Cows to Boost Milk Production

Henry Solomon- June 18, 2018

The Federal Government says it will commence artificial insemination of cattle at its different research institutes and centres to aid multiplication of cows and increase ... Read More

3 Herders Jailed 1 Year Each for Open Grazing in Benue

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

A Makurdi Magistrates’ Court on Friday sentenced three herders, Iliya Garba, Hassan Abdullahi, and Lanshak Lonfalk, to a year imprison each, for violating Benue Anti-Open ... Read More

Al-Makura Assure Citizens of Security As Herdsmen Migrate

Tanimu- November 10, 2017

An emergency security meeting has just ended in the Office of the Deputy Governor of Nasarawa State. The meeting was in continuation of meeting held ... Read More

Yobe Possesses 8Million Livestock with Huge Investment Potential

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2017

Dr Mustapha Gaidam, Manager, Yobe Pilot Livestock Development Programme, says the state has over eight million livestock with huge investment opportunities. Gaidam, who said this ... Read More

40 Suspected Cattle Rustlers Arrested, Police Recovers 500 Cows In Nasarawa State

Tanimu- April 4, 2017

The Police in Nasarawa State says it has arrested 40 suspected cattle rustlers operating around Kokona and Nasarawa Local Government Areas of the state. Mr ... Read More

Reasons Why Nigerians Can Never Part With Ponmo

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2017

Skins of cows, goats and sheep (hides and skin), popularly known as 'ponmo' has become a delicacy in many homes in Nigeria. “I have been ... Read More

Dialogue Between Stakeholders and Army on Cattle Rustling in Zamfara

Tanimu- December 15, 2016

As part of the concerted efforts to resolve the issue of livestock rustling and armed banditry in 1 Division Nigerian Army area of responsibility, there ... Read More

FCTA Asks Herdsmen to Move Cattle Out of Abuja City

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 25, 2016

As part of efforts to totally stop cattle grazing in Abuja metropolis and major entrance and exit highways into the city center, the FCT Minister, ... Read More

4 Cattle Rustlers Killed In Zamfara Operation Sharan Deji

Tanimu- October 20, 2016

Operation Sharan Daji Arrest Cattle Rustlers Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army deployed on Operation SHARAN DAJI have carried out raid on livestock rustlers and ... Read More

Troops Arrested 3 Boko Haram Suspects At Cattle Market

Tanimu- September 29, 2016

Boko Haram Element Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: On Wednesday morning at the cattle market, Maiduguri, Borno State, troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE with assistance of ... Read More

Cattle To Be Moved From The North To South By Rail – NISRAL

admin- August 25, 2016

The Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has initiated a scheme to move cattle from the northern part of the country to ... Read More

Kidnappers And Cattle Rustlers Den Cleared In Bauchi

Tanimu- June 20, 2016

Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Following received information from well meaning members of the public, troops of Forward Operation Base (FOB), Ningi of 33 Artillery ... Read More

National Assembly Will Not Support Creation of Grazing Reserves – Ekweremadu

Henry Solomon- May 2, 2016

The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, says the National Assembly will not support the creation of grazing reserves anywhere in the country. Addressing newsmen ... Read More

Cattle Rustlers Camp In Zamfara And Katsina Taken Down By Troops

Tanimu- April 13, 2016

In continuation of the clearance of all known camps and hideouts of cattle rustlers, armed bandits and other criminals in the North West geo-political region ... Read More

Buhari, Governors To End Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes, Agree On Ranches To Settle Feuds

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governors have agreed to establish ranches to address incessant farmers/herdsmen clashes instead of grazing reserves. Plateau state Governor, Simon ... Read More

Incessant Clashes Between Herdsmen And Farmers, Government, Stakeholders Proffer Solutions

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2016

  Lives and property worth billions of Naira have been lost in clashes between Herdsmen and Farmers in Nigeria. The clashes have taken place in ... Read More

Agatu Massacre: Ogbeh Assures Communities of Measures Stop Invasion By Herdsmen

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2016

Mr Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (Photo: Internet) The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh, has assured Agatu people ... Read More