Briefing newsmen on the massive destruction of the rich farmland in Enugu on Wednesday, Mr Ekene Uzodinma, the Manager of Excellent Integrated Farms Ltd., said that herds of cattle had eaten up over eight hectares of farmland that the company cultivated.
Uzodinma lamented that the herds also devoured some heaps of unprocessed paddy rice kept in the farmland, which was waiting to be sent to the milling machine.
“From the market value of local rice now, the eight hectares should produce at least 80 tonnes of rice as a finished product and it is nothing less than N17 million in evaluation,’’ he said.
“Presently, my workers, other farms and villagers are afraid to go to the farms again due to the unrelenting activities of the herds; while the herdsmen are threatening to brutally deal with anybody stopping their cattle from grazing.
“Initially, we tried our best to wade them off, especially during the rainy season and the swampy nature of the rice farm also kept the herdsmen and their herds away.
“However, when we started harvesting and the dry season rolled in; in early December, we were constantly chasing them away until Dec. 15; when they started coming into the rice farmland during the late evening and night hours.
“On that fateful, I was summoned to the farm by my workers at about 7 p.m., when they were overwhelmed in chasing hundreds of cattle away and before the next morning they had eaten up and totally devoured and devastated the whole rice farm,’’ he said.
Uzodinma said that he had written twice to the state governor, police commissioner, other security agencies and Farmers/Herders Peace Committee for about a month now but there was no response and no phone call from these quarters.
“It is only the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps that came to the scene of the devastating and anger-provoking farm to ask some questions, took some notes and pictures,’’ he said.
He, however, said that he was exploiting diplomatic means to seek redress and get the authorities to intervene, especially as the company planned to cultivate 200 hectares of farmland in the state this year by involving no fewer than 100 youths in agriculture.
“It is shocking that we do not have political authorities and law enforcement agencies that really care about the people as activities of these herdsmen and their cattle have made many villagers not to go to farm any longer.
“Why should herds of cattle graze at night. Why should a large number of herds be controlled by underage youth?
“What is the fate of farming and the government’s plan to return youths and people to the farm in the state and boost the state economy through farming.
“What is the fate of various Federal Government farming intervention programmes as the farms are no longer safe for our people,’’ he queried.
Cindy Makhathini looks Wow in her white dress: She never disappoints when it comes to fashion and we must say she looks absolutely Gorgeous. Is this her white wedding dress or she is just having fun and looking good.
Her gorgeous body has made talks on social media despite her gain of weight. Every time she puts on something on her body it perfectly matches and produces a sweet view. Although she still rocks up today. She had that perfectly shaped body with no fat, showing every division of muscles she had.
Let us not forget that her back then body is the one that made her cause chaos on the internet. Since it’s a weekend we thought we could get in the weekend mood and share all these amazing pictures of the young socialite who everyone is talking about. With her fashion and make-up on point, Cindy Makhathini is always taking us a step further with her amazing looks and physique.
We spoke of Fashion, she is clearly our fashion goals and we can’t seem to figure out whats her shopping secret. Seems she looks amazing in everything she wears, be it shorts or jumpsuit or training gear, Cindy Makhathini is always on point.
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Born Refiloe Maele Phoolo, Cassper Nyovest is a South African rapper, record producer, and songwriter. The 28-year-old is widely known all over SA as one of Mzansi’s most successful artists today since his emergence back in 2013. The man is also known for his great taste in women with Cassper Nyovest ex girlfriends including the likes of the stunning Fezokuhle Zulu, Boity Thulo, Amanda Du Pont, and Lizelle Tabane among others. So, who is the soon to be Cassper Nyovest baby mama?
Presently, Cassper Nyovest is dating the drop-dead gorgeous Thobeka Majozi. Unlike Cassper, Thobeka is not as widely known, which is why you should read on to know more about her. It gets even better because she was pregnant by the rapper and gave birth to their two children, and is no longer the soon to be baby mama, but the mother of Caspper Nyovest son and daughter. So, who exactly is Thobeka Majozi?
It seems that Thobeka has a thing for rappers. Before Cassper, she was in a relationship with Rapper Magz. Before that, however, she dated Siyanda Zulu, who is a football player for the Keiza Chiefs. All this is information that has been kept on the down low, presumably, by the girl who seems to value her privacy. Whenever she has gone to events with Cassper, she is always in the dressing room or chilling at the back of the stage. 2. She loves style and looking elegant
Going through the Thobeka Majozi Instagram (she has more than 67K followers presently), you will clearly see that she is love with good and expensive fashion. She is pictured with expensive glasses as well as designer handbags and dresses from the likes of Gucci and Louis Vuitton. However, it is quite possible that her love for glasses trumps her love for other expensive stuff. She can match up pretty well with celebrities from all over South Africa in terms of her fashion sense.
By all accounts, Thobeka Majozi is a hardworking lady in her education. She graduated in March 2016 from the Durban University of Technology. Her ambition and dedication do not stop there. She has been seen a number of times attending other classes although it is not known what else she is studying. It seems like the new Cassper Nyovest girlfriend knows how to grind despite all the money surrounding her. She wants to make it on her own.
She bore Cassper Nyovest twins According to a report published on HD News back in August last year, the stunning beauty carried the pregnancy to term and gave birth to twins; a boy and a girl. Reports also claim that Cassper is diving into the parenting scene wholeheartedly and is extremely excited. There are no pics of Thobeka Majozi baby girl or boy online.
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Cardi B took to social media yesterday to share her shoe size, and it’s tinier than you might expect.
The 26-year-old shared a video on Twitter where she slips into a pair of Air Jordan sneakers — that are a child’s size 3. She said she usually takes a size 3.5 but that’s “it’s really hard to find” so she often ends up with a size 3 instead.
When it comes to her beloved “red bottoms,” the “I Like It” rapper can fit into standard women’s sizing (albeit on the smaller end). She held up a pair of hot-pink Christian Louboutin pumps, noting that they were a size 36.5.
If ya ever wanna buy me a gift now ya know my shoe size
“Now you know, if you ever want to buy me a gift,” she joked with a laugh.
While the A-lister has some Jordan Brand kicks in her wardrobe, she’s got a deal with a competing sneaker giant: Reebok. The “Bodak Yellow” hitmaker took to Instagram yesterday to share a promo shot of her clad in head-to-toe Reebok — with a white sweatsuit and multicolored sneakers.
“REEBOK ….. Fun fact I am a size 3 and a half in sneakers.❤️,” Cardi captioned her post, which racked up nearly 1.9 million likes on the photo-sharing platform.
The star announced her Reebok deal in November 2018, joining a celebrity roster that also includes supermodel Gigi Hadid and “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot.