A woman looks through a window in the Rann Internally-Displaced Peoples’ (IDP) camp in northeastern Nigeria near the Cameroonian border on July 29, 2017. (AFP / Douglas CURRAN AND STEFAN HEUNIS)
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Huge crowds turned out in central Nigeria Thursday at a funeral service for scores of people killed during clashes between cattle herders and farmers.Violence between the mainly Muslim Fulani herdsmen and Christian farmers has claimed thousands of lives across Nigeria's central states over the past few decades.Buhari -- himself a Hausa-speaking Fulani -- has been criticized for failing to take action against his kinsmen.Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka said Buhari, his government and the police appeared to be "in near-identical denial" about the herders' threat to Nigeria's security.
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