Residents reported an anonymous tip that Fulani were planning an attack on three villages in Plateau State, but the military did not arrive until after the attack.
A man who criticized Nigerian police and military for withdrawing from a region where Muslim militants have killed at least 20 Christians says he was drenched in ice water and forced to roll around on concrete for hours.
Residents blamed a military withdrawal and government inaction for the recent spate of attacks, which has left 20 dead.
A police commissioner visited the site of one mass murder wearing a coronavirus mask, but sectarian terrorism is killing far more Nigerians than COVID-19.
Coronavirus has clobbered Africa’s hand-to-mouth villagers economically, even as nations like Nigeria have seen few cases.
A small village’s neighborhood watchmen captured raiders from gang wielding AK-47s and machetes, but not before two civilians paid a price for being Christian.