Columns and Opinions across Nigerian Newspapers

The Fulani-Tiv at war in Nigeria, as President Jonathan helplessly looks on (1), - Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher There is a war raging in Nigeria between the Fulani and Tiv ethnic groups. It is a classical multifaceted war; stimulated, driven and fuelled by environmental, political and cultural stressors. While the conflict between the sedentary farmers in Nigeria and the Fulani nomadic cattle herders is decades old, the present escalation into a full-blown war between the Fulani and Tiv “cousins” is a recent phenomenon. It is unprecedented,