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Nasarawa to commence RUGA settlements, says Gov

Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule has said that the suspended Ruga settlement programme of the federal government for herdsmen is soon to commence in Nasarawa state. Governor Sule explained that the benefits include a drastic reduction in conflicts between herders and farmers, noting that it will boost animal protection with

FG sued over Ruga settlement policy

Jude Johnson The Federal Government has been sued over the introduction of Ruga Settlements Schemes in the 36 states of the country for the exclusive benefit of the Fulani ethnic group. In the suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/761/2019 instituted by the board of the Incorporated Trustees of Malcolm Omirhobo Foundation, the Federal

We fully support of Ruga settlements — Nasarawa govt

Nasarawa State government has said that it is fully in support of the Federal Government initiative to establish Ruga settlements in the state. The government said the move would solve the perennial Fulani herders and farmers clashes across the 13 Local Government Areas and 18 development councils of the state. Mr. Yakubu

Ruga Settlement to address farmer-herder conflicts — Presidency

The Presidency has frowned at recent comments regarding the plan to stop roaming of cattle herders with the attendant clashes with farmers via the establishment of ‘Ruga Settlement’ across the country. “Ruga Settlement” seeks to settle migrant pastoral families. It simply means rural settlement in which animal farmers, not just cattle herders,