• solutions to religious intolerance in Nigeria: implication to national development
    ISSN 2239-978X Journal of Educational and Social Research Vol. 3 (2) May 2013 Education and Religious Intolerance in Nigeria: The Need for Essencism as a Philosophy Barrister Samuel Asuquo Ekanem, Ph.D Department of Educational Foundations And Administration Faculty of Education, Cross...
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  • Religious violence in Nigeria: Causal diagnoses and strategic recommendations to the state and religious communities
    extremism Religious intolerance, fundamentalism and extremism are deliberately chosen to kick-start discussions on the drivers of religious violence in Nigeria because they form the base (sub-structure) upon which other sources of religious violence (super-structure) rest. Religious intolerance...
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  • Religious Conflicts
    . The nation has witnessed bloodshed, loss of lives and destruction of lives and properties, under the guise of religious intolerance. Peaceful co-existence has eluded this nation due to suspicion and crises that has left many villages and homes deserted; this nation cannot speak of peaceful co...
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  • Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria: Probing the Pernicious Implications of Ethno-Religious Crises in Nigeria Since 1999
    spate of ethno-religious crises in Nigeria and its harmful implications on democratic consolidation in Nigeria. It investigates the history, causes and manifestations of ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria and maintains that unbridled lust for power, corruption, religious intolerance and the failure...
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  • Propagating a Cohesive and Integrate Society
    as a whole and can determine whether the Society becomes stronger or weaker. Nigerians are very conscious of their ethnic origins, and owe allegiance to their ethnic group. They place the interest of their ethnic groups, religious beliefs and many more above the interest of Nigeria but sadly...
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  • Political Terrorism in Nigeria: Cursory and Critical Appraisal
    preach, kick and work against political intolerance, religious sentiments, traditional nepotism and other vices which is crippling our beloved Nation. It is mournful to know that between 1999 to date, we have witnessed political terrorism in its highest magnitude that has led to the unresolved cases...
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  • Intolerance in Nigeria
    Nigeria. However, religious intolerance among the people which often lead to crisis claiming several lives and destruction of properties has a negative impact on Nigerian economy. Adherents of the religious communities, to some extent, have lost focus of their responsibility towards nation building...
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  • Globalization and Religion
    globalization over the past few decades has fostered an environment of increased religious intolerance. While at one point, religions were strictly separated by geographical borders, the religious landscape has drastically changed over time. Blending cultures, ethnic groups, political beliefs, as well...
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  • Journalism
    Muslims largely live in peace, work together and inter-marry in Nigeria, a nation of more than 160 million people. However, Kaduna, a major city of Nigeria's north that has a large Christian population, has seen hundreds killed in recent years in religious and ethnic violence. More than 2,000 died...
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  • Conflict Analysis a Systmic Study
    own greed and grievances and Igbos had issues with sharia implementation in the north Nigeria. The anarchy, Competition between ethnic powers and insecurity led to demise of the first republic of Nigeria. Due to deep divides between ethnic groups, religious intolerance became more violent and...
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  • Socio-Economic and Political Dimensions of Conflict
    of Nigeria as a corporate social unit. From the foregoing, it can be deduced that social dimensions of conflict take the forms of ethnocentrism, religious intolerance and extremism as well as socio-political antagonism. Finally, the primordial view is that conflict of this nature is usually...
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  • 10 Years of Undemocratic Democracy Nigeria
    highest level of ethnic and religious intolerance in the country. Jos and Kaduna crisis are good example. Elder State men use this medium to execute their political will and further entrenched the demotion of democratization process in the country. To worsen the situation, this ugly trend has been...
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  • Hiethened Insecurity, a Threat to National Soveringty
    in the country especially as they pose a serious threat to the sovereignty of our dear nation, Nigeria. Since the advent of the current democratic process in 1999, the country has been bedeviled by series of despicable and absurd ethno-religious and political killings and brutal assassinations of...
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  • Entrepreneurship in Nigeria
    the level of entrepreneurial activity in Nigeria. Religious intolerance and ethnic warfare limit country progress in some areas of the country. * Female entrepreneurs in Nigeria are often underestimated and overlooked. * Female entrepreneurs in Nigeria are often hindered because of...
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  • Religious Unrest in Nigeria
    and comparatively out of the troubled waters of religious intolerance and tragic violence. In fact, it is an undeniable fact of history that Jos came to serve as a safe heaven for those moving out of conflict areas in Northern Nigeria, largely on account of the accustomed hospitality, warmness and...
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  • Law and Traditions in Africa
    along with the less dominant ones. Nigeria is composed of peoples with different religious, ethnic and cultural diverse backgrounds. Home to some 250 distinct linguistic groups, it has been prone to the intense politicization of ethnic and religious differences. However of all these distinct...
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  • Religion & Politics - a Dangerous Recipe
    POLT 4600: RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE AND PERSECUTION Spring 1, 2011 TABLE OF CONTENTS: I. DEFINITIONS OF KEY CONCEPTS a.Religion b.Persecution and Intolerance c.Humanitarian space II. RISE OF EXTREMISM a.Why? b.The...
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  • Ethnic Relation in Plural Society
    ? | | | | |The ongoing hatred and massacre between the religion of Muslim and Christian held|The strong belief in our religion that could tear a community apart | |in Nigeria |Our country...
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  • Attitude and Group Conflicts: the Nigerian Experience
    . There is high level of religious intolerance in Nigeria which usually plays out in most of the conflicts. Much of the world’s religiously motivated conflicts – oppression, murder, mass murder, and genocide – are found in the religious believer’s own concept of the nature of his own religion as compared...
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  • Religion and Politics: Are They Seperable
    tremendous effort to spread the Christian doctrine through all parts of the Nigeria. Hence Christian’s ethics finds it way into the society. The three major religious bodies; traditional, Islam and Christianity provided religious principles which added core moral and ethnical values such as...
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