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Published by Fourth Dimension in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Nigeria

Subjects:

  • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations.,
  • Nigeria -- Religion -- 20th century.,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by F.U. Okafor.
ContributionsOkafor, F. U.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT515.42 .N49 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 291 p. :
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL458996M
ISBN 109781564326
LC Control Number98176527
OCLC/WorldCa38486859

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Iwaloye, L.B. & Ibeanu, A. () "The Peoples of Nigeria", in F.U. Okafor(ed) New Strategies for Curbing Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria. Enugu: .   For instance, the governments in Nigeria employ only two major strategies of conflict management to tackle the problem of ethnic and religious conflicts each time they occur. The two strategies are the coercive and the judicial methods.   Recent Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria. In this article, we take a look at some of the major ethnic and religious (ethno-religious) conflicts in Nigeria, with particular emphasis on the ethno-religious conflicts that occurred after return to civil rule in Aims and objectives. It is of absolute necessity to note that Nigeria is a country of multi-ethnic groups and built on religious pluralism. This research work mainly aims at determining the solution to religious bigotry which is a mechanism for violence, conflict and crises.

Religious Conflicts and Education in Nigeria: Implications for National Security Ushe Mike Ushe, Ph.D School of Arts and Social Sciences,National Open University of Nigeria,Lagos. Abstract The persistent religious conflicts and insecurity in Nigeria has given meaningful Nigerians a cause for deep concern in File Size: KB. Kwaja, C.M.A. Strategies for Rebuilding State Capacity to Manage Ethnic and Religious Conflict in Nigeria”.The Journal of Pan Africa Studies, , 3 (3), Pp Maregere, T.P. “Religious: A Source of Conflict and a Recourse for Peace.   The objective of this study is to examine the resurgence factor of communal and ethno-religious conflicts within the ambience of the Nigeria political architecture. Nigeria has known religious conflict from inception. Today, religious violence in Nigeria is extrapolated by the Boko Haram insurgency, which aims to impose Sharia law on the entire nation. This move has been refuted by the Christian community. Hence, the unending religious conflict in Nigeria.

Growth Of Ethno Religious Conflict and British: Colonial masters play a vital role in the growth of ethno religious conflicts, these colonial masters brought the Christianity with them and try to penetrate the western values in the system of Nigeria. And try to produce the ethnic groups by: 1. Since , Nigeria has experienced more than ten large scale ethnic or religious riots in its major cities. These violent clashes have wreaked economic, political, and social havoc; caused an enormous number of deaths and injuries; and posed serious obstacles to Nigeria's sociopolitical development as well as retarded efforts at nation-building.   Another sacrosanct point is noted by Owutu as the cause of religious conflict which Akowonjo described as the indigenship and settlers division This is notable according to these two writers in the plateau ethnic and religious crisis Furthermore Ibrahim noted by Owutu explain that, ‘religion and ethnicity were the major variables that. Another sacrosanct point is noted by Owutu as the cause of religious conflict which Akowonjo described as the indigeneship and settlers division This is notable according to these two writers in the plateau ethnic and religious crisis Furthermore Ibrahim noted by Owutu explain that, ‘religion and ethnicity were the major variables that Author: Chrisantus Oden.