"Nine people, including children, have been killed by armed men in a village in the troubled state of Kaduna in northern Nigeria, says the state governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai on Twitter."
"Kaduna state is at the crossroads between the muslim dominated north of the country and the christian-dominated southern areas. Much of the violence in the state is based in conflicts between nomadiserade shepherds and sedentary farmers on, inter alia, land and water rights."
"some politicians also been accused of fueling the ethnic and religious conflicts for their own purposes."
"Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's president, condemning the most recent violence."
"No responsible leader can go to bed with joy after seeing a citizens brutally kill one another on the basis of ethnic and religious bigotry," he says."