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A critical look at the Southern Kaduna crisis

Dan Azumi moved back home to Sanga in Kaduna in 1994 with his parents. Some of his siblings are married and reside in Fadan Karshi. His late sister, Ande, got married to a Gwandara man and they had five children. According to Dan, his village was attacked by some Fulani who the villagers claimed had a week prior, sent a …

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Lagos State Police Commissioner denies attempt to stop 2Face-led demo

Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, has denied reports that he threatened to stop the planned protest led by singer 2Face Idibia against the government on Monday. The protest, supported by the Enough is Enough group, has been tagged “a call for good governance and for urgent explanation into the reckless economic downturn nationwide”.  It was widely reported …

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Wole Soyinka wails against Buhari and el-Rufai over Southern Kaduna crisis

Nobel Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka is unlikely to be invited again to the Presidential Villa after he spoke out against the passivity of President Muhammadu Buhari on the massacres in Southern Kaduna State by Fulani herdsmen. Speaking in Abuja on Thursday, January 12, at the launch of the book, Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Soyinka, who had supported Buhari’s …

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Governor Nasir el-Rufai blamed for killings in Southern Kaduna by Fulani herdsmen

Below is a press release from the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) PRESS STATEMENT Southern Kaduna Peoples’ Union (SOKAPU) 26/12/2016 Hold El-rufai Responsible for the Killings in Goska Village, Jema’a LG Once again the Southern Kaduna Peoples’ Union (SOKAPU) has had to painfully send out condolences to the murdered people of Goska village in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna …

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Religious strife: A view from Kaduna

Driving around Kaduna, former capital of the Northern region and a melting pot of religious and ethnic groups in Nigeria, one cannot help but notice the vast number of churches and mosques dotted about every neighbourhood. Religion has always been an integral part of the lives of Nigerians, defining identities and determining how citizens relate to each other. Having attended …

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