Annex a annex b annex c abstract this research was about ethno-religious crises in nigeria and its implications on national security the study was set out with 6 objectives namely, to examine the relationship between ethno-religious crises and national security. The paper examines the impact of ethno-religious crises on socio-economic development in nigeria with a view to pinpointing its nature, form, causes and proffering solutions for nigeria's democracy to thrive. Ethno religious crisis in nigeria: causes and remedy by muhammad gambo isgogo hassan adamu makuku umar hamidu aliyu abstract introduction nigeria is no doubt a populous nation of over 88 million (1991 population census) but as at now nigeria's population is estimated to be above 120 million people of diverse ethnic groups and many religions. An ethnoreligious group (or ethno-religious group) is an ethnic group whose members are also unified by a common religious background contents 1 defining an ethnoreligious group. Religious crisis in nigeria religious crisis in nigeria - it is most suddenly and interesting that religion is such phenomena in human life, it's an opinion that cannot be ignored ordinarily, even by their doubt, believe or not believing that god exists.
Nigeria as a nation is made up of different religious, ethnic and tribal groups, hence, there is bound to be differences in tenets, doctrines and ways of approaching the supreme-being amongst the different religious adherents in nigeria. The causes of violent inter-religious conflict and its effects on residential relationships in jos, plateau state, nigeria violent conflict in nigeria, like other parts of the world, has created a rift in human relations, among many other effects. Religious violence in nigeria: causal diagnoses and strategic recommendations to the state and religious communities isaac terwase sampson abstract the literature on religious violence in nigeria largely implicates socio-economic, political and governance deficits as the major causes of such violence.
The nature of nigerian politics, ethno-religious riots, and social crises and conflicts are governed mainly by nigeria's primordial values and institutions nigerians have used ethnic/tribal myths to project their worldview, thought and feelings about their origin, value, prestige, glory and destiny. In each of the conflict phases, an attempt will be made to identify the elements, causes (sources or drivers) and conditions that encourage ethno-religious conflict in nigeria, the dynamics or patterns of the conflict and the intervention mechanisms or de-escalation techniques previously employed to resolve these kinds of conflict. Causes religious and ethnic conflicts have repeatedly occurred in jos due to the city's geographical placement in nigeria jos, the capital of plateau state, is located in the middle of the country, which lies between the predominantly muslim north and the predominantly christian south. Religious conflicts in nigeria and posits that government's haphazard approach to these conflicts as well as the absence of a long-term strategy for its management account for their persistent manifestation.
That nigeria provides a one of the best case for study on ethno-religious crisis because, first the multi-ethnicity of nigerian nation divided across two major religious groups (christianity and islam. This article is a discourse on the origins, causes, and consequences of communal and ethno-religious crises in nigeria the researcher takes a critical reflection on the history of communal, ethnic and religious crises in. From the independence nigeria in 1960 till date, ethno-religious crisis have been a burning issue both in the politics, development and national debates it has been of grave concern to all governments both the military and democratic governments a. Religious conflicts in nigeria: issues and solutions chapter one: general introduction 10 introduction many will attest to it that the jos crisis vividly exemplifies or by locus classicus describes a rancorous experience against religious intolerance. The gruesome clashes among some of nigeria's disparate ethno-religious groups have become a nightmare that haunts the country and constitute a threat to peaceful co-existence among nigerians.
Ethnic and religious issues form part of the most recurring phenomena in nigeria's body politics the issue has permeated the nation's political land scape since the colonial period and up. Religious crisis in nigeria (causes) the causes of religious crisis in nigeria seem to have been an event that occurs as a surprise to all concerned citizens of the nation the crisis are mostly centered on religion though with some hidden motives. Egwu's (2013) ethno-religious crisis and national security y l gambo's (2011) ethno religious conflict and settlement pattern in northern nigeria and chris kwaja's (2011) nigeria's pernicious drivers of ethno-religious conflict , are some of the most recent and.
(11) do you think ethno-religious conflict discourages the influx of investors in crisis international journal of research in arts and social sciences vol 4 of 196 believed that political factors were the major causes of ethno-religious conflicts in. Modern nigeria emerged through the merging of two british colonial territories in 1914 the amalgamation was an act of colonial convenience it occurred mainly because british colonizers desired a.
Religious crisis in nigeria - causes and solutions religious crisis in nigeria is prevalent, owing to a number of reasons the jos crisis, book haram terrorist attacks are examples of the various religious crises that have plagued the country in recent times. The maitatsine crisis in kano in the early 80â€™s masterminded by late mohammadu marwa claimed the lives of thousands of nigerians both christians and muslims and from different parts of the. The growing incidence of ethno-religious crisis in nigeria is sufficiently worrisome to assert that the government that statutorily has responsibility for crisis management is not doing enough apparently, the government itself is generating crises directly by failing to appreciate the people's aspirations.