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Resource competition, not ethnoreligious persuasions, main cause of farmers, herders conflict - Report

Nigeria, May 21 -- Competition for resources required for crop farming and grazing has driven the conflict between Hausa farmers and Fulani herders, two populations with close cultural ties in Nigeria... Read More


New report highlights various dimensions to farmers-herders conflict in Nigeria

Nigeria, May 18 -- The violence in Nigeria's northwest is rooted in the intense competition for land between Hausa farmers and Fulani herders, both of whom respectively mobilise vigilantes and bandits... Read More


SPECIAL REPORT: Almajirci: Northern Nigeria moves to end 'worrisome' practise

Nigeria, May 16 -- While a chill was in the air one January morning, four ragged children beset an open-air cafeteria. They would not talk, but they conveyed a mood of inexpressible longing for food, ... Read More


Nigeria's defence chief Olonisakin risks imprisonment over illegal dismissal of officers

Nigeria, May 15 -- The National Industry Court on Thursday issued an order permitting one of the senior officers illegally dismissed by the Nigerian Army, Abdulfatai Mohammed, to initiate committal pr... Read More


Emir of Ilorin confirms Buhari's appointment of Gambari as Chief of Staff

Nigeria, May 12 -- A retired diplomat, Ibrahim Gambari, has been appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, according to presidential sources and the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.... Read More


EXCLUSIVE: Buhari's 2020 budget cuts affect National Assembly, federal jobs, capital expenditure

Nigeria, May 6 -- As Nigeria faces a fiscal crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic and the measures to contain it, the Buhari administration has conducted a review of the 2020 budget, which, if carried ou... Read More


MURIC makes ridiculous claim, says Kano deaths suggest plot to depopulate Muslims

Nigeria, April 28 -- The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has given a rather ridiculous interpretation to the unfolding tragedy in Kano, suggesting that the unusual death toll in the northwestern state c... Read More


Despite lockdown, Chinese firm StarTimes reopens Abuja offices

Nigeria, April 15 -- Moments after President Muhammadu Buhari announced the extended lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, StarTimes, with 70 per cent Chinese ownership, decided to open its headquarters ... Read More