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Persecution of Christians in Nigeria is more complicated than it seems

By Jideofor Adibe, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Nasarawa State University, Keffi
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Nigeria has a long history of religious tensions against which the current spate of violence against Christians must be seen.

There are a number of factors that have heightened religious tensions in Nigeria.

The first is the competition for space between the two main religions of Islam and Christianity. Secondly, there is the perception that Nigerian leaders use the state to promote their religion…The Conversation


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