Tony Ademiluyi

Tony Ademiluyi is a Nigerian and Lagos-based freelance journalist and writer. His works have appeared in leading Nigerian newspapers including Punch, Nation, Guardian, Vanguard, This Day, Daily Independent, Sahara Reporters, and Daily Post among many others. His works have also been published in reputable African magazines like The Africa Report and Africa Today. He has also written an unpublished novel set in Nigeria about the plight of the gay community in a largely homophobic society. He is a lifelong Manchester United fan and loves reading, political and historical discourse as well as swimming.

A confluence of circumstances is causing concerning levels of food insecurity in Nigeria, which, according to a Relief Web report published in August, has led to 10.6 million people in the populous country needing humanitarian aid and 4.2 million in the north-east facing acute hunger. The report, quoting Save the Children, said a relentless wave of attacks by armed groups against farmers was hindering critical food supplies and threatening to push the country deeper into a devastating hunger crisis this year. Attacks by armed groups and other non-state actors are just one of a rising number of similar incidents against…

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