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Ekweremadu, Nwodo did not collect N6.2bn for RUGA — Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied the allegations that it's president General, John Nwodo and the former deputy senate President, Ike Ekweremadu collected 6.2 billion naira from President Buhari out of 22.2 billion naira budgeted to plant RUGA in the country. The Ohanaeze disclosed this in a statement while reacting to

Insecurity: S East Govs to establish forest guards, fund cattle rearing

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Governors of South East on Sunday, resolved to establish forest guards to tackle issues of insecurity in the zone and to compliment community policing programme of the federal government. The Governors while maintaining their earlier position that there was no land for RUGA settlement however opted to

We are going ahead with Ruga project — Gombe governor

The Gombe state Governor, Inuwa Yahaya has expressed reservation over the suspension of the Ruga settlement scheme by the Federal Government, saying the state would go ahead with the scheme. The governor stated this after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday. Buhari had

Metamorphosis of RUGA: From Osinbajo’s proposal to Miyyeti Allah’s narrative

Editor's note: The following chronological narration by Ose Anenih in her tweet response to Oby Ezekwesili, explained how and when the plan by Federal Government to bring sustainable solution to the deadly Farmers-Herders conflict metamorphosed into the controversial Fulani herdsmen settlement scheme popularly acknowledged and known as RUGA. https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1145384651147612162?s=19 https://twitter.com/Papadonkee/status/1145389712921772034?s=19 Happy to Ma. 1. The

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