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Religious policy, Nigerians and the state

Religious policy, Nigerians and the state

The essence of the religious policy of the Nigerian state is best expressed by Section Ten of the 1979 and 1999 Constitutions which carry a short prohibition section stating: “The…

In Search of Civility on Matters Religious

In Search of Civility on Matters Religious

Nigeria is widely acknowledged to be one of the most religious countries in the world. We spend an enormous amount of time engaged in religious rituals such as prayers and…

Apropos Our Doubtful Religiosity

This year, at least 1,627 Nigerians have been killed by other Nigerians. Some of the killing was done by security agencies and others by civilian militants (see Sunday Trust…