WIKE, RIVERS GOVT., REJECT RUGA…

The Rivers State Government has stated that it will not participate in the Federal Government’s Ruga Settlements for herdsmen or donate land in any part of the state for herders to come and build settlements. This position of the Rivers State Government was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Mr. Paulinus Nsirim, who affirned that the state has no … Continue reading WIKE, RIVERS GOVT., REJECT RUGA…

MIDWEST MOVEMENT REJECTS ESTABLISHMENT OF RUGA SETTLEMENTS IN EDO, DELTA STATES

David Diai The Midwest Movement, a pan-Edo/Delta group of distinguished sons and daughters drawn from the Ethnic Nationalities of the old Midwestern Region, has roundly rejected plans by the Federal Government to annex vast expanses of lands belonging to various indigenous ethnic nationalities in States across Nigeria, with the intent to establish colonies known as RUGA Settlements for Fulani herders. The rejection, contained in a … Continue reading MIDWEST MOVEMENT REJECTS ESTABLISHMENT OF RUGA SETTLEMENTS IN EDO, DELTA STATES