Nigeria Estimates 80 People Killed in Communal Violence - VOA News

Nigeria Estimates 80 People Killed in Communal Violence  VOA NewsAn estimated 80 people have been killed in communal violence in Nigeria since Dec. 31, police and officials said Tuesday. The clashes are mostly between Muslim cattle...

Nigeria Estimates 80 People Killed in Communal Violence - VOA News
Nigeria Estimates 80 People Killed in Communal Violence  VOA News

An estimated 80 people have been killed in communal violence in Nigeria since Dec. 31, police and officials said Tuesday. The clashes are mostly between Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers over the use of land in parts of the Middle Belt — the country's most diverse region. On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered an increased police presence in the Benue state, Agence France-Presse reported. Similar clashes have taken place across central states in the country, polarizing Nigerians along ethnic and religious lines, and challenging Buhari's promise to bring security and stabil...