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The Bandit Warlords of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Bandits Who Would Be King

Northwestern Nigeria is suffering from a devastating conflict that most observers are still struggling to characterize. The violence has received far less international attention than the jihadist insurgency in Nigeria’s northeast, perhaps in part because these militants defy easy categorization.

Nigeria’s Bandit Attacks Continue to Worsen a Humanitarian and Environmental Crisis

Nigeria’s Bandit Attacks Continue to Worsen a Humanitarian and Environmental Crisis

This year, hundreds of people have been killed or kidnapped by bandits. Governor Aminu Bello Masari, who spearheaded a failed amnesty deal with bandits, has come up with a new plan: He is now advising citizens to buy weapons in order to defend themselves.