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Nigerian State Regulates Cattle Herders After Violent Clashes

Nomadic cattle herders say regulations enacted by a Nigerian state this week won’t end clashes between farmers and herdsmen that have left dozens dead in the West African country. The governor of southwestern Ekiti state, Peter Ayodele Fayose, signed a law Monday that limited cattle herders to grazing on state-designated reserves during daylight hours.It also banned herdsmen from carrying weapons. Farmers blame herdsmen The governor's spokesman, Lere Olayinka, said the law is a...

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