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Miyetti Allah Calls On President Buhari To 'Caution' Southern Governors Over Anti-Open Grazing Law

The National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore group has called on the Federal Government, particularly president Buhari and the house of the senate to caution southern governors who have signed the Anti-Open grazing bill into law. The group reacted after many southern states which include Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Abia, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Enugu, and just recently, Delta and Ogun states signed the Anti-Open grazing bill into their state laws.

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Miyetti Allah Calls On President Buhari To 'Caution' Southern Governors Over Anti-Open Grazing Law

POLITICS

Southern Governors Passed Anti-Open Grazing Laws They Know Cannot Be Implemented - El-Rufai

According to Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna State, he said that it is difficult to execute the Anti-Open Grazing laws which his counterparts in the Southern part of the country have passed to curb insecurity in the region. The governor advised them not to deploy too much energy on the laws, saying that it would take time for it to be materialized.

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Southern Governors Passed Anti-Open Grazing Laws They Know Cannot Be Implemented - El-Rufai

POLITICS

Akeredolu Defends Open Grazing Ban, Blasts El-Rufai For Mocking Southern Govs Decision

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has fired back at Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State who mocked the Southern Governors for signing the law that banned Open Grazing. Specifically, El-Rufai lampooned the move by the Southern Governors after they signed Anti-Open Grazing Law saying that the Governors signed a law they knew that they cannot implement.

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Akeredolu Defends Open Grazing Ban,  Blasts El-Rufai For Mocking Southern Govs Decision

POLITICS

2 Things Gov Uzodinma Said That Other S/Governors May Not Like Over 2023 Presidency And Open Grazing

Hope Uzodinma is one of the APC governors in the Southern part of Nigeria and he is a member of the Southern Governors forum led by Governor Akeredolu. However, there are some decisions that were agreed by some Southern Governors that Hope Uzodinma didn't implement in Imo state.

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2 Things Gov Uzodinma Said That Other S/Governors May Not Like Over 2023 Presidency And Open Grazing

POLITICS

Miyetti Allah Hails FG For Supporting Herders' Planned Suit Against Southern Governors

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a prominent group in Nigeria consisting of herdsmen has lauded the Federal Government for backing their decision to sue the southern governors to court over the creation of the Anti-Open grazing law. This is coming after the group recently called on the Federal Government, especially President Buhari to 'caution southern governors' over the Anti open grazing law that was recently created.

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Miyetti Allah Hails FG For Supporting Herders' Planned Suit Against Southern Governors

POLITICS

The Anti-open Grazing Law Could Give Room for Cattle Ranching in the South

With the exception of Imo state, other Southern states’ governors have put paid to open grazing of animals within their respective territories. Some states have completed and signed the anti-open grazing law to drive the ban on open grazing of animals. This is a welcome idea to many people, as the challenges posed by the age-long nomadic behavior of crisscrossing territories with animals cannot be condoned anymore.

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The Anti-open Grazing Law Could Give Room for Cattle Ranching in the South

POLITICS

OPEN GRAZING BAN: Why Miyetti Allah's recent statement calls for urgent intervention from FG

According to a recent video we obtained from Channels Television, Miyetti Allah has described the enactment of the Anti-open grazing law by some states as Satanic and one that seeks to destroy the means of livelihood of its members and also the age-long cultural heritage of the cattle rearers in Nigeria

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OPEN GRAZING BAN: Why Miyetti Allah's recent statement calls for urgent intervention from FG

POLITICS

Reasons Why The Ban On Open Grazing Might Be A Blessing In Disguise To Herdsmen In The Country

The incessant clashes between herders and farmers have been a cause for concern to the government. In a bid to curtail clashes in the future, many state governors are beginning to sign the Anti-Open grazing bill into law amidst mixed reactions from citizens. This law makes it criminal for herders to occupy private land and move around public areas with their livestock.

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Reasons Why The Ban On Open Grazing Might Be A Blessing In Disguise To Herdsmen In The Country

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Governor Emmanuel Signs Anti Open-Grazing Bill into Law, Inaugurates Committees On Gender Violence,

Governor Udom Emmanuel has vowed to ensure that henceforth, anyone whose livestock strays into another person's farm or property, no matter how highly placed, will be made to face the full weight of the new Anti Open Livestock Grazing Law of Akwa Ibom State. He said it would be unnecessary for anyone found culpable to attempt to use his power or influence, as the law will be fully invoked to ensure that justice is served.

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Governor Emmanuel Signs Anti Open-Grazing Bill into Law, Inaugurates Committees On Gender Violence,

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Defaulters Of This Anti-Open Grazing Law Will Be Made To Face The Full Weight Of The Law - Gov Emmanuel

The governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Gabriel Udom Emmanuel, has finally signed Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law. Governor Emmanuel performed the executive duty in his office on Wednesday, 15th September, 2021, in the presence of the speaker of the State's House of Assembly, Right Honourable Aniekan Bassey.

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Defaulters Of This Anti-Open Grazing Law Will Be Made To Face The Full Weight Of The Law - Gov Emmanuel

POLITICS

Anti-Open Grazing Law Hasn’t Brought Peace to Benue, Miyetti Allah Knocks Akeredolu

The umbrella body of herdsmen in the country, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has berated Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, for signing into law the Anti-Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu MACBAN Secretary General, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma, while a guest on Arise TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ programme on Thursday said a similar law assented to by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, the Anti-Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017, has not brought any peace to the State.

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Anti-Open Grazing Law Hasn’t Brought Peace to Benue, Miyetti Allah Knocks Akeredolu

POLITICS

6 Vital Sections In The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Passed By The Lagos House of Assembly Yesterday

The Lagos State House of Assembly passed two bills on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The bills are the Anti-Open Grazing Bill and the Value-Added Taxes Bill. The bills have been forwarded to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for accent. The bills become laws once they are signed by the governor.

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6 Vital Sections In The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Passed By The Lagos House of Assembly Yesterday

POLITICS

Herdsmen Crisis Is Being Exaggerated By Southern Governors to Get More Security Votes, Miyetti Allah

The National Secretary, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Saleh Alhassan, has accused Southern governors of exaggerating the herdsmen crisis in their region so as to get more security votes. Southern leaders have accused herdsmen of kidnapping and killings, in addition to the destruction of their farms.

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Herdsmen Crisis Is Being Exaggerated By Southern Governors to Get More Security Votes, Miyetti Allah

POLITICS

Will S/Governors Change The Anti-Open Grazing Law After Miyetti Allah's Comment On 2023 Presidency?

The ban on open grazing in some states within the southern part of Nigeria has raised a lot of arguments in the country. The Anti-Open Grazing law was signed by some governors in order to settle the dispute between farmers and herdsmen. (Photo Credit: Infogist).

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Will S/Governors Change The Anti-Open Grazing Law After Miyetti Allah's Comment On 2023 Presidency?

POLITICS

Anti-Open Grazing Bill: Why Obaseki Hasn't Signed The Law And Things Other S/Governors Should Learn

The ban on "open grazing" in the Southern part of Nigeria have raised a lot of arguments within some states in the country. The Southern Governors forum led by Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo State Governor) agreed to sign the Anti-Open Grazing law across the Southern States.

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Anti-Open Grazing Bill: Why Obaseki Hasn't Signed The Law And Things Other S/Governors Should Learn

POLITICS

11 Southern States Where Anti-Open Grazing Laws Have Been Enacted

The Southern Governors Forum has agreed to enact an anti-open grazing law to end farmers' and herders' clashes in the southern part of the country. The decision of the governors has generated different reactions among Nigerians. The presidency and some prominent politicians from the North are also against the decision of the governors.

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11 Southern States Where Anti-Open Grazing Laws Have Been Enacted

POLITICS

Enugu State Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing bill

Enugu State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill into law on Thursday. The bill is to prohibit open grazing of cattle, following the deadline issued by the Southern Governors. The passage of the bill followed due consideration of public hearing reports presented by the Chairman of the joint committee, Mrs. Amaka Ugwueze.

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Enugu State Assembly Passes Anti-Open Grazing bill

ENVIRONMENT

Ondo Amotekun arrest 56 cows

The commandant of the corp, Adetunji Adeleye while addressing newsmen said, the security network has fully commenced the implementation of the Anti-Open grazing Law recently signed by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. According to the state commandant of Amotekun, Adetunji Adeleye, the cows were seized at Ikare-Akoko, after destroying some farmlands and violating the anti open grazing law of the state.

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Ondo Amotekun arrest 56 cows

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Governors That Have Signed The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

As of 5th July, 2021, Southern governors in Nigeria had a meeting in Lagos and arrived at a conclusion that member states should sign into law the Anti-Open grazing of cattle in their respective states on or before September 1. This was due to the clashes between herders and farmers which have been leading to loss of lives and properties.

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Governors That Have Signed The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law

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6 Key Points From The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Passed By Lagos House of Assembly

On September 9, 2021, the Lagos State House of Assembly passed two bills, the Anti-Open Grazing Bill and the Value-Added Taxes Bill. The bills have been sent to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his consideration. When the governor signs the bills, they become law. The Anti-Open Grazing Bill made it illegal for Fulani herders and others in Lagos State to openly graze their livestock.

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6 Key Points From The Anti-Open Grazing Bill Passed By Lagos House of Assembly