Tag Archives: RUGA

Buhari’s Suspended Ruga War

By Casmir Igbokwe The Ruga fire, which the Federal Government recently ignited in Nigeria, is still raging. Many Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief when the central government suspended the project last week. But little did they know that even the announced suspension will in itself become very unsettling. Ruga, by the way, is a project whereby the Federal Government secures ...

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Danger Ahead As Soyinka Warns FG Over Ruga

… says any country where cattle take priority over human life is at elementary stage Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has warned the Federal Government that its handling of Ruga herdsmen settlements could spark an explosion in the country. Soyinka, at the inauguration of the United Nations Solutions 17 SDG programme in Lagos on Tuesday, said the Ruga project of ...

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Falana Faults FG’s Plan To Build Cattle Colony In States

Lagos lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, has faulted reports that the federal government has concluded arrangements to build RUGA or cattle colony in each state of the federation. He noted that the federal government, as usual, had not denied what he calls “the embarrassing story.” In a statement today, Falana said, “It is pertinent to point ...

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