Armed gangs have been terrorising northwest Nigeria for years. But what does the catchall phrase ‘bandits’ encompass?
Eromo Egbejule is the Africa Editor at Al-Jazeera English. His work has appeared elsewhere in The Guardian, The Atlantic, New York Times, Financial Ti... mes etc. He was previously West Africa editor at The Africa Report magazine and has reported from West and Central Africa, as well as parts of the Horn of Africa, the Peruvian Amazon and the United Nations HQ.
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