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October 4th, 2017

Fulani Herdsmen On A Deadly Mission

The following is a guest blog written by Ewalina U. Ochab.  Since 2014, Nigeria has gained a lot of international attention due to the mass abductions of girls and women by the terror group Boko Haram, especially after 14 April 2014, when they kidnapped 276 girls between 16 and 18 years of age from a secondary school in Chibok....

December 20th, 2016

Nigeria, a country on the edge?

Hamadu Husseiny, 28, searches for beans that have fallen during food distribution at a camp in Monguno, Nigeria, on Sept. 27. Washington Post
Nigeria is a country of deep contrasts. Proclaimed Africa’s largest economy two years ago and currently second to South Africa’s, Sub-Saharan’s Africa’s most populated country has indeed experienced considerable economic growth with the help of its oil revenues in the past few years....

August 4th, 2016

Herdsmen-Farmer Conflict in Nigeria: An Ongoing Legacy of Division and Mistrust

The first half of 2016 has seen a rise in reported attacks by Fulani cattle herdsmen on farming communities across several states in Nigeria with hundreds of deaths recorded. The tensions between farmers and the herdsmen are commonly attributed to the expansion of agricultural land into traditional Fulani grazing routes, leading to conflict over access to pasture....
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