TITLE

Northern Exposure

AUTHOR(S)
Maier, Karl
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;08/14/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3409021

 

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