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Barkin Ladi, Jos, Nigeria- Members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Barkin Ladi Division, mount a pickup truck at their base before leaving for patrols and checkpoint duties in Barkin Ladi, Nigeria on Monday, October 22, 2018. Growing animosity between ethnic groups coupled with a lack of security  has fomented this increase in violence in recent years. Despite the divisive chaos engulfing the Middle Belt of Nigeria, a group of multi-ethnic men and women, part of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, are providing much needed security and trust to all groups affected by the conflict.

Barkin Ladi, Jos, Nigeria- Members of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Barkin Ladi Division, mount a pickup truck at their base before leaving for patrols and checkpoint duties in Barkin Ladi, Nigeria on Monday, October 22, 2018.  

Growing animosity between ethnic groups coupled with a lack of security has fomented this increase in violence in recent years. Despite the divisive chaos engulfing the Middle Belt of Nigeria, a group of multi-ethnic men and women, part of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, are providing much needed security and trust to all groups affected by the conflict.