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RUGA Update; Northern Leaders Still Insist On Herdsmen Returning To The North If They Are Unsafe In The South

Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF) Professor Ango Abdullahi, who initially announced that Fulani herdsmen who are rearing cattle in the South should return to the North, if they feel unsafe and unprotected, had insisted that he would not retract his statement, even though there have been calls on him to renounce his statement. Professor Abdullahi remade his call

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‘Cattle Rearers Have Been Given A Lot Of Impunity’ Soyinka Speaks On RUGA Settlement

Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel Laureate, has lent his voice to the controversial RUGA settlement plan by the FG. Soyinka who spoke in a video interview to the media, said that he foresees a lot of troubles that will emanate from the RUGA settlement plan, especially because of the lackadaisical way the Buhari government was approaching the issue. Watch the video

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President Buhari Suspends RUGA Settlement, Now Supports NEC Livestock Plan

The backlash from different groups against the proposed plan to build Ruga settlements has achieved some sort of result as the plan, which was approved in May 2019 has been suspended by President Buhari. It would be recalled that the weeklong outcry from the Nigerian public led the office of the Presidency to release a media statement, denying cliams that

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FG Denies Imposing RUGA Settlement On States, Osinbajo’s Office Says Its Not Involved In The RUGA Plan

Following the controversy that is trailing the proposed RUGA Settlement plan by the FG, in which some states are alleging that it is a deliberate plan by the Buhari administration to colonize their lands and impose Fulani tribes on their people, with a view of islamizing the country. The office of the Presidency has released a media statement through the

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