STUDENTS PROTEST OVER KILLINGS IN PLATEAU

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Some Nigerian students at the Cambridge University in England; have protested the recent killings in parts of the country as a result of the herdsmen-farmers crisis.

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The students, who staged the demonstration on Saturday; decried what they called the government’s indecisiveness in resolving the insecurity challenges in Nigeria.

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Bearing placards with different inscriptions, the students demand action to end the killings and justice for the victims of the attacks. The repeated killings arising from the herdsmen-farmers in parts of the country have continued to become a major concern to the government and the people.

The latest is the attack on some villages in Plateau State which left no fewer than 100 persons dead and has been; widely condemned by the government, prominent citizens, as well as various groups in the country.

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Global rights group Amnesty International had also claimed on Thursday that at least 1,813 persons have been; murdered across 17 states, representing double of the 894 people killed in the entire 2017.