• Nigeria losing $13.7bn to herders, farmers conflict

    Nigeria losing $13.7bn to herders, farmers conflict

    Peace between farmers and pastoralists can produce a gain of up to $13.7bn annually bringing economic progress for Nigeria, a study has said.

    Patrick Okigbo, a conflict resolution expert, said this on Thursday in Abuja at a dialogue with herders and farmers at Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution.

    Okigbo, who is also the Principal Partner, Nextier Advisory quoted a study by Mercy Corps, which claims an average of 47 per cent loss in taxes in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria.

    He […]