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Nigeria fact of the day

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Last year more people were killed in clashes over land between farmers and cattle-herders than were slain by Boko Haram. By the way: On February 16th Nigerians will go to the polls in the largest democratic event in African history. And: In total Mr Buhari has delivered on just seven of the 222 pledges he made as a candidate, according to the Centre for Democracy and Development, a Nigerian think-tank. Here is The Economist article. The post Nigeria fact of the day appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

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Last year more people were killed in clashes over land between farmers and cattle-herders than were slain by Boko Haram.

By the way:

On February 16th Nigerians will go to the polls in the largest democratic event in African history.

And:

In total Mr Buhari has delivered on just seven of the 222 pledges he made as a candidate, according to the Centre for Democracy and Development, a Nigerian think-tank.

Here is The Economist article.

The post Nigeria fact of the day appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen and Tabarrok have also ventured into online education by starting Marginal Revolution University. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, and he also writes for such publications as The New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly.

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