Open Grazing

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Monday asked the Federal Government to stop state governors from enacting the anti-open grazing law. MACBAN Secretary-General, Saleh Alhassan made the comment during a press conference in Abuja. He said the law would undermine the relative peace and stability currently enjoyed in the local communities, […]

A bill to ban open grazing in Enugu State has passed its first reading at the state House of Assembly. Presenting the bill yesterday, Leader of the Assembly, Ikechukwu Ezeugwu, said it is intended to help protect lives and property of citizens of the state. The lawmaker, while citing relevant sections of the Assembly Order, […]

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, says his people have no land to give out for cattle ranching. Governor Umahi stated this on Monday evening while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’. Umahi said each state in the South-East already has laws banning open grazing and as such, it is way off as he is a […]

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume, has faulted the declaration of the ban on open grazing in the South by governors in the region. He believes making a public proscription of the movement of cattle by foot in the southern part of the country by the governors cannot be as […]

Southern Governors have banned open grazing of cattle across states in the region and urged the President to address Nigerians on the state of the nation. The Governors also called for the restructuring of the country to address increasing agitations in different parts of the nation, while restating their commitment to the unity of the […]

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across states within the region.  This resolve was reached on Monday at a meeting between governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Rising from the meeting, the chairman of the Nigeria […]

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