Northern Exposure

Maier, Karl
August 2000
New Republic;08/14/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 7, p14
Comments on the impact of religious warfare on the fledgling civilian government of President Olusegun Obasanjo in Nigeria. Fragility of the relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims; Violence resulting from the demonstrations of Christians against sharia; Dissolution of the military dictatorship which angered the region's traditional emirs; Prevalence of riots resulting from the states' adoption of Islamic religious law.


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