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Nigeria: Violence

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL7587, tabled on 8 May 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of reports of collusion between Boko Haram and armed Fulani Herders in Nigeria.

Answered on

16 May 2018

Boko Haram is known to cooperate with criminal gangs and use illicit networks to facilitate the movement of weapons and people. However, there is no evidence to show collusion between insurgent groups and Fulani Herders.