Category: fulani herdsmen

Buhari suspends RUGA Settlement Projects

Following public outcry and the seeming misconception about the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have suspended the idea pending further notice, THISDAY has learned. The president, after consultations with stakeholders, THISDAY […]

Rivers rejects Ruga settlements

Rivers State government has stated that it would not participate in the Federal government’s Ruga settlements for herdsmen.  The state government, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Paulinus Nsirim, noted that the state has no land for the implementation of such a policy. It noted […]