In central Nigeria, there has been an increase in violent clashes between local cattle farmers and nomadic cattle herders from the Fulani ethnic group.
Dozens of Nigerians have died while fleeing violent conflicts in Taraba State. Hundreds are critically ill but medical staff in Cameroon are running out of supplies. Moki Kindzeka reports from the border region.
On July 29, 1966, northern Nigerian troops led a counter-coup against the Igbo-dominated junta in the former capital Lagos. A year later, the Biafran war began. Its consequences are felt to this day.
Police say gunmen have seized two Germans from a village in northern Nigeria. The two are archaeologists who have been working in the region for ten years.
Growing desertification and violence in Nigeria is forcing thousands of Muslim herdsmen to move south, leading to clashes with Christian crop farmers. Residents and activists report that hundreds have been killed.
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