Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in the Nigerian state of Benue as conflicts between nomadic herdsmen and farmers intensify. The disputes, originally about land ownership, are now threatening to develop into ethnic conflicts.
In the latest round of violence in Nigeria, at least 86 people lost their lives. The cycle of revenge, conflict and killing is not new, so how can such deeply rooted and complicated problems be solved?
More than 21,000 people from Cameroon’s Anglophone region have fled to Nigeria in recent months. Not only do they struggle to find enough to eat but also have to come to terms with their traumatic experiences.
Clashes between herders and farmers in Nigeria have left hundreds dead in the past few months. While West African regional leaders met to address the crisis, Nigerian lawmakers are calling President Buhari to task.
Nationwide protests were held this week in Nigeria to mark the funeral of two priests and 17 church members in Benue State. The government must do more to protect the people, Nigeria's Catholic bishops say.
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