Nigeria works to end violence in country's northwest

The government says it is moving to address what nomads describe as decades of exploitation and oppression.

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    After years of military action in northwest Nigeria, the government is choosing dialogue to end killings and kidnapping mainly by nomadic cattle herders.

    Government officials say they want to tackle the injustices that fuelled the crisis in the first place.

    Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Zamfara in northwestern Nigeria.


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