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Activists across Nigeria are marking today, May 28 as a national day of mourning over the widespread and incessant killings in Nigeria. Several states including Benue, Taraba and Zamfara have been hit by persistent violence with some caused by herders/farmers conflicts and in other places armed bandits kill indiscriminately.
Tired of the federal government’s seeming inability to curb the violence, activists took to the streets of Lagos and Abuja to draw attention to the state of affairs in Nigeria, with the hope that more urgent and effective action will be taken.
Among the notable Nigerians supporting this campaign include superstar singer, TuBaba also known as 2Baba (formerly 2Face), Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah and Co-founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde.
We share pictures of the peaceful marches next: