ICC To Examine Farmer – Herder Crisis In Nigeria

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said that it will intervene in the prolonged crisis between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria.

Fatou Bensouda the lead prosecutor of ICC while speaking in a speech at the annual report of ICC activities in Hague, the Netherlands for 2018, said that ICC will check the available data to ascertain if the alleged crimes committed falls within their responsibility.

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According to ICC, “From January to June 2018, over 1,300 people were reportedly killed as a result of violence between herders and settlers in Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa, Adamawa and Taraba states, and about 300,000 persons were displaced.” It says.

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