The Conflict Tearing Nigeria Apart - And It's Not Boko Haram

In Kaduna State alone, between 10,000 and 20,000 people are estimated to have died in communal conflict since 1980. Among the most vicious episodes was the political violence triggered by the presidential election result in 2011, which continues to feed the current hostilities.



Photo Essay

This man's home was torched when Fulani herdsmen attacked Goska village last year. Bullet holes and abandoned, burned-out buildings in Goska are evidence something sudden and terrible happened there.

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    Vanguard, 12 June 2017

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, said his administration was working out measures to curtail the menace of Fulani herdsmen in the state. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   24 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Auchi

    Vanguard, 13 June 2017

    Aliru Momoh, the Otaru of Auchi Kingdom, in Edo State, yesterday, announced the arrest of 24 suspected Boko Haram members in the community by the Nigerian Army. Read more »