Afenifere,Ohanaeze Tackle PDP BOT Chairman, Jibrin Over Call to Support Ruga

Apex Yoruba and Igbo socio-cultural organisations, Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndigbo respectively have rejected a call from the Chairman Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin to support the federal government Ruga settlement programme. Reacting to the comments by Jibrin, the National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin said the BOT…

I started Ruga in Abia – Kalu

A former governor of Abia state and the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu has said he initiated the Ruga settlement idea during his time as governor of the state. Kalu who disclosed this in Abuja on Friday when he addressed members of the Senate Press Corps, said he is also into cow…

Ruga an Abomination, Will Destabilize Nigeria – Clark

The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Elders Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Clark, has described the Ruga settlement policy proposed by the federal government as an “abomination to the entire people of Nigeria”. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday, Clark said any attempt to reintroduce the policy after the federal government suspended it will lead…

STILL ON THE FULANI MATTER, AND THE CALL ON SOUTHERNERS TO BOYCOTT BEEF…

It’s a good thing that some Southerners are suggesting that we begin to boycott beef towards ending the controversy over allocating unfair as well as illegal resources and opportunities to Fulani cattle herders in the country. At least, we’re beginning to think out practical solutions and strategies to end the avoidable conflicts and mindless bloodletting…