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Amnesty: Farmer-herder clashes kill 3,600 in Nigeria

Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, according to Amnesty International.

Fulani say they are being vilified for violence

At the small mosque in Luggere, nestled in an ethnic Fulani village surrounded by rolling green hills, an unusually large crowd has gathered for Friday prayers.

US Congress expresses concern over herdsmen killings, urges President Buhari to speak out

The United States Congress has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to publicly condemn attacks on Christian farmers by Fulani herdsmen.

Adamawa villages bombed by Nigerian Air Force – Amnesty

Nigerian Air Force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International claimed in a report released today.

Boko Haram, farmer-herder violence leaves 6 dead in Adamawa, Plateau

Separate outbreaks of violence attributed to a Boko Haram attack and clashes between Muslim herders and Christian farmers left at least six people dead in Nigeria, police and local authorities said on Saturday.
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Herdsmen attacks terrorism, targeted at church – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Adamawa State, has described attacks by herdsmen in the state and other parts of the country, as ‘dastardly act of terrorism’ unleashed on Christian farming communities.

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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

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