Jos: Nigeria's epicentre of unrest over land and resources

Conflict between farmers and cattle herders displaced hundreds as central state faces severe food shortages and rising violence.

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    The fight for fertile land and other resources between farmers and cattle herders in central Nigeria has forced hundreds from their homes.

    In Jos, central Nigeria's Plateau State, food shortages are feared as the economy suffers because of the rising violence and lack of investment.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Jos.


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