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Muslim Fulani herdsmen launch more attacks

JOS, Nigeria (BP) — A mass burial on Sunday (Jan. 7) was announced for 49 of at least 65 Christians killed in Muslim Fulani herdsmen attacks in Benue state, Nigeria that began on New Year’s Day, sources said. Benue Gov. Samuel Ortom announced on Saturday that coffins would be provided …

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Benue State Conflict Leaves 83 Dead in 1 Week

Muslim herdsmen who mainly belong to the Fulani ethnic group often clash with Christian farmers over land in the remote middle belt region. Terve Akase, chief press secretary to the governor of Benue state, said the killings occurred between Dec. 31, 2017 and Jan. 6, 2018. “The attacks happened in …

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