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Ex-Senator lists categories of conflicts in Northern Nigeria

By Mo Isa

Northern Nigeria is known for its conflicts which have claimed immeasurable lives and in 2024, it seems like it is never going to end.

The conflicts range from terrorism, banditry, communal clash, settler and indigene crises, farmers and herders crises, ethnic and religious crises, among others.

In a post on social media (X) on Friday, 26 January 2024, Sen. Shehu Sani, former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, listed seven categories of conflicts in Northern Nigeria.

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Sani listed the conflicts to include:

1. Banditry

Affected States: Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi, and Niger

2. Terrorism

Affected States: Yobe and Borno

3..Banditry and Terrorism

Affected States: Kaduna and Niger

4. Settler/Indigene

Affected States: Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, and Benue

5. Settler/Indigene/Terrorism

Affected States: Plateau, Kaduna and Nasarawa

6. Farmers/Herdsmen

Affected States: Benue, Plateau, Kaduna, Taraba, Nasarawa

7. Ethno-Religious

Affected States: Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarawa, Taraba, and Adamawa

For several years, these conflicts have continued under subsequent leaders.

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