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Stakeholders explore avenues to resolve Benue farmers, herdsmen rift

Fulani herdsmen

Besides the branding of cows to avoid incidences of rustling, a gathering of civil society players has also demanded for the fast-tracking of the enactment of the legislation against open grazing of livestock in Benue State. These ideas formed part of a series of recommendations arrived at last Tuesday after a daylong Dialogue On Peace-Building between indigenous farmers and insurgent ...

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Government urged by Catholics to drop grazing bill


Catholic bishops in Enugu on Saturday called on the Federal Government to drop the idea of the grazing bill to forestall ethnic clashes and crises in the country. The advice came after the 20km peaceful procession of more than 7,000 catholic faithful in Enugu. The Catholic Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga, said Nigerians were already suffering much ...

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