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16 Killed in Attack by Suspected Herdsmen in Nigeria

AP Editors Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — An official in the central Nigerian state of Benue says 16 people have been killed in an attack apparently staged by herdsmen.

Wednesday's bloodshed comes three days before Nigeria's election, in which President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking a second term. Buhari has been accused by some of failing to effectively respond to violence between farmers and herdsmen that has killed thousands of people in recent years. ...

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