On October 20, 2020, Nigeria witnessed yet another act of massacre. It was the 37th act of massacre by Nigerians on each other – excluding bandit attacks and bloody communal conflicts. Several reports claim that between 7-10 Nigerians were shot dead in a coordinated act. Nigerians are blaming the government for the act.

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But interestingly, a significant amount of the 37 acts of massacre are acts of terrorism against citizens of Nigeria. About three are acts of war and a few others are a result of religious tensions and disagreements boiling over. However, two of those acts of massacre are blatant murders carried out by members of the Nigerian military.