Nigeria sees 106 attacks by Herder Militia in Central states

By Christian Solidarity Worldwide

Fulani herder militia perpetrated at least 106 attacks on communities in central Nigeria in the first quarter of 2018, claiming 1061 lives.

Fulani herder militia perpetrated at least 106 attacks on communities in central Nigeria in the first quarter of 2018, claiming 1061 lives, according to research by CSW. An additional 11 attacks on communities recorded in the south of the country claimed a further 21 lives.

The figures were compiled by CSW UK and Nigeria using organisational records, a timeline issued by the Office of the President of the Nigerian Senate, #MiddlebeltMassacres in Twitter, Nigerian news sources and the Council of Foreign Relations’ Nigeria Security Tracker.

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