Tag: Cows

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has impounded two trailers loaded with cows

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has impounded two trailers loaded with cows and heading for Port Harcourt, the state capital, despite the 24-hour lockdown to check the Coronavirus pandemic in the capital city. The governor according to a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, also[Read More…]

Benue Govt arrests 400 herdsmen for flouting the state’s anti-open grazing law

The Benue  State Government says it has arrested 400  herdsmen for flouting the state’s anti-open grazing law. The state government also seized over 600 cows belonging to the herdsmen. Governor Samuel Ortom, who revealed these in Makurdi on Friday,  ordered the livestock guards to impound any cows seen openly grazing[Read More…]

Thunder Strikes And Kills 21 Cows In Nasarawa

The Zonal Secretary, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Nasarawa South, Nasarawa State, Jaafaru Usman, on Thursday said 21 cows had been killed by thunder at Ashige in Lafia East Development Area of the state. Usman told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lafia that the thunder struck on[Read More…]

Nigerian Senate Orders Slaughter of Roaming Cows In FCT

The Senate Monday ordered the slaughter of cows found roaming within the Federal Capital City (FCT) Abuja metropolis. In the alternative of slaughtering such roaming cows, the upper chamber said that the cows should be arrested and a fine of N50, 000 imposed per cow. This is the declaration of[Read More…]

Nigeria Railway Begin Moving Cows By Rail From Northern Nigeria To The South

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Saturday resumed its Cattle Cargo Services, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Jerry Oche, Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM), NRC, told NAN that 510 cattle were moved from Gusau in Zamfra to Lagos. NAN also reports that cattle traffic refers to the[Read More…]

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Say 41 Cows Killed, 300 Missing in Kogi

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have said that 41 cows belonging to its members were killed and 300 others missing when gunmen attacked a Fulani camp at Enjema community in Ankpa local government area of Kogi State. The state chairman of the association, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar Jalido,[Read More…]

Jungle Justics Begins In Nigeria As Twenty Fulani Herdsmen And 83 Cows Killed

Twenty herdsmen and 83 cows were reportedly killed over the weekend in Adayi and Loko areas of Nasarawa LGA of Nasarawa State by gunmen suspected to be from the riverine areas of Benue and Nasarawa states. But the state police spokesman, ASP Ismaila Numa, who confirmed the attack, said he[Read More…]

Reno Omokri: When Men Die That Cattle May Live

Nigeria is not the only country where nomadic pastoralists herdsmen come and go. In Kenya, they have the Maasai herdsmen who have been herding cattle around the Nile Valley area from the days of Joseph in ancient Egypt. Other nations have their own form of pastoralists too. But never in[Read More…]

Buhari’s Government Importing Grasses From Brazil To Feed Cows In Northern Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria is importing grasses that will be used to feed cows in the northern part of the country. Minister of Agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh who made the disclosure Wednesday said this is to curtail the frequent clashes between arm bearing Fulani cattle breeders and[Read More…]

Troops Clampdown On Cattle Rustlers In Plateau & Kaduna States, Over 90 Cows & 45 Sheep Recovered

Press Releases The military assault on camps of armed militia men in Kaduna and Plateau States has led to the recovery of arms and some stolen livestock. The operations in Dahia Luka, Makera and some communities in Plateau and Kaduna States, resulted in the arrest of 3 wounded armed men[Read More…]