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|Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by MrAnele(m): 4:51pm On Nov 21, 2019|
Attacks from herders killed more Nigerians in 2018, compared to the number of deaths caused by Boko Haram in the country, according to 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI).
The GTI report released on Wednesday ranked Nigeria, for the fifth consecutive time, since 2015, as the third country with the worst impact from terrorism, globally.
Afghanistan, meanwhile, has overtaken Iraq to become number one on the list, while the latter moved down to the second position.
Syria, Pakistan, Somalia, and India are ranked fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh respectively in the GTI report, while Yemen, Philippines, and Democratic Republic of the Congo are eighth, ninth, and 10th.
The report said terror-related incidents in Nigeria increased by 37 per cent, from 411 in 2017 to 562 in 2018 and also deaths from terrorism in the country rose to 2,040 in 2018, a 33 per cent increase.
"The increase was due to a substantial escalation of violence by 'Fulani' extremists, whilst Boko Haram recorded a decline in deaths from terrorism," the report said.
Dispute over ownership and usage of land has remained the major cause of the violence conflict between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria.
The deadliest terrorist incident in Nigeria in 2018, according to the report, occurred on May 5 when assailants attacked Gwaska, Kaduna.
The report said 58 people were killed in the attack, which it said was attributed to 'Fulani extremists'.
The GTI report attributed the decline in Boko Haram attacks to a multinational task force fighting the terrorist group.
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by PennywysCares(m): 4:53pm On Nov 21, 2019|
Waiting for it to make front page so I know what to comment, but at this moment I sympathise with the families departed ones
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by MrAnele(m): 4:54pm On Nov 21, 2019|
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by tstx(m): 4:57pm On Nov 21, 2019|
No surprise here
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by Ugoeze2016: 4:58pm On Nov 21, 2019|
It's a FACT...yet noone proscribe them as terrorists
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by tstx(m): 5:46pm On Nov 21, 2019|
Their leader is our president.., that's why
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by Ugoeze2016: 5:51pm On Nov 21, 2019|
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by MrAnele(m): 9:06pm On Nov 21, 2019|
|Re: Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians In 2018 Than Boko Haram - Report by DropsMic(m): 6:04am On Nov 22, 2019|
Even Buhari no go surprise
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