500 predominantly Christian

Announcement Date: 8th March 2017

Date Killed:

Place Killed: Aku, Odugbeho, Aila, Okokolo and Ikobi, Benue, Nigeria.

Circumstance: Radical Muslim Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria have killed close to 500 predominantly Christian farmers in Benue state in central Nigeria in a series of attacks over the last month, and are reportedly still hiding out among villagers, making survivors too afraid to return and bury the dead. “In the last three weeks, Aku, Odugbeho, Aila, Okokolo and Ikobi have been utterly destroyed and over 300 people have been killed,”