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Nigeria: Attacks in Northern Nigeria are ethno-religious

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria, Ethnicity & Race, Religion, War & Conflict

Yomi Ogunsanya argues that attacks in Northern Nigeria are mostly ethno-religious [1]: “My concern is with the deliberate denial, by Nigerian leaders and theocratic elite, that most, if not all the violence we have seen in, particularly, Northern Nigeria, are attributable to religion or ethnicity or both.”