Giving blanket amnesty to bandits will worsen insecurity in Nigeria,

The conflict between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in many parts of Nigeria which began with herdsmen’s brazen incursions into farmlands has snowballed into a spate of kidnappings and killings. However, it seems the herdsmen have enjoyed a rebranding in the media with their heinous actions branded banditry.

The so-called bandits carry out attacks in several parts of the country without abandon and are rather emboldened by the government’s failure to contain their atrocities….

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