Fula people

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Apr 6th, 2014
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Boko Haram attacks against the Christian community and the nation in general have become difficult for the security agencies to tackle. As a result, hundreds of unarmed Christians have been murdered and continue to be murdered. President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejaf...
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Mar 26th, 2014
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LAGOS – Renewed violence between herdsmen and farmers in central Nigeria has killed seven, police said on Wednesday, just days after a previous attack that claimed 13 lives. It was the usual attack by Fulani herdsmen on Tiv farming communities in the state. “We recovered seven bodies foll...
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Mar 17th, 2014
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By Philip Amiola Nigeria is undoubtedly a country with great promise. On account of her favourable weather conditions and rich supply of natural resources, Nigeria was once described by my good friend, Olanike Omolehin, as a country situated in the heart of God; and I agree with her. However, in the ...
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In Nigeria
Oct 14th, 2013
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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI— Several families were thrown into mourning weekend as no fewer than 44 persons died in violent clashes and auto accidents across the country. Separate attacks on Benue communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen claimed 21 lives while 16 others died in an auto accident on the Maku...
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Jul 27th, 2013
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Unknown attackers have unleashed terror on Kumbul village in Wase Local Government Area in Plateau state as five people have been reported dead and several others injured cutting short thoughts of relative peace in the region. According to our Plateau state correspondent, the violence which occurred ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 29th, 2013
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AS Christians in Nigeria joined their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, gunmen on Thursday night unleashed violence on the quiet Ganawuri chiefdom of Riyom Council, Plateau State, leaving no fewer than 20 people dead. Earlier that same da...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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By Umar Bello ‘Every established order tends to produce the naturalization of its own arbitrariness’ – Pierre Bourdeau: Recent happenings in Nigeria have again necessitated the need to look into our peculiar circumstances and see the factors that may hinder the emergence of a strong united Nige...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 22nd, 2013
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Attackers armed with guns and machetes stormed a village in central Nigeria’s Plateau state today killing 10 members of the same family amongst them five children under the age of ten. Two persons were also fatally injured and are receiving treatment in Vom hospital. The attack took place in Ko...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Sep 28th, 2012
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Several people were wounded in the Guinean capital Conakry Friday when police clashed with youth taking part in a funeral procession for two opposition supporters, sources said. The funeral took place three years to the day after a massacre by Guinean troops that left at least 157 opposition supporte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 21st, 2012
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Several people have been injured in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, in clashes between government and opposition supporters. There are also reports that one person was killed in the violence when protesters blocked the main bridge and barricaded the main roads. The two groups are split along ethnic ...