Tag Archives: Herdsmen Killings

Amnesty International Says Over 18,000 Killed in Nigeria in 17 States in 2018

For failing to hold murderers to account, Nigerian authorities are encouraging impunity that is fueling rising insecurity across the country, Amnesty International said today. Estimated figures indicate that since January 2018 at least 1813 people have been murdered in 17 states, which is double the 894 people killed in 2017. The death tolls reflect killings as a result of farmers-herders ...

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Intersociety Releases Table Statistics of Buhari’s Lopsided Security, Paramilitary Establishments Appointments

It is recalled that we had in our last public statement, dated 14th March 2018 and titled: Government False Labeling and Lopsided Security Appointments Fuel and Escalate Janjaweed Jihadism in Nigeria; informed that lopsided appointments in security and paramilitary establishments in Nigeria particularly since June 2015 have largely been responsible for intensification and escalation of the ongoing killing spree mostly, ...

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