Buhari Bows to Pressure, Suspends Ruga Settlement Programme
Following strong opposition, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the controversial rural grazing area settlements for herdsmen. Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that plan was suspended because it was not consistent with the National Livestock Transformation Plan.
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