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Nigeria: Lawmakers summon Buhari over rice farm massacre

– – Nigerian lawmakers have summoned the country’s President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent killing of some farmers in north-east Borno State. At least 43 people were believed to have been killed with their bodies recovered on a rice farm, an attack reportedly carried out by Boko Haram. Lawmakers have been debating the issue and described is as urgent national importance. Local media reports of many more farmers still missing with the army faulted for not stopping such killings. President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the attack, saying that “the entire country…

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110 people killed in rice farm massacre in Nigeria

– – The death toll from the rice farm massacre in north-eastern Nigeria has risen to 110. Earlier military reports suggested that 43 slaughtered bodies of the workers on the rice farm have been recovered. But the United Nations said at least 110 people were killed in the attack suspected to have been carried out by Boko Haram. “We shall ensure more recruitment of Civilian JTF and more Hunters so that our people will take the fight to all the nooks and crannies of this area”, said Borno State Governor, Babagana…

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