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View Resource Religious Violence in Nigeria

Security was tight in northern Nigeria today, as armed police guarded mosques after days of religious rioting that have left hundreds dead and widespread destruction. While sparked by Christian opposition to the introduction of Sharia, or Muslim law, in the Nigerian state of Kaduna, most observers blame both sides for the rioting. Africa's most populous nation (115 million), Nigeria contains over...
View Resource Urhobo Historical Society

The Urhobo Historical Society site offers basic information about the Urhobo Peoples of Southern Nigeria. This site was designed and constructed by Peter P. Ekeh, Ph.D. of the State University of New York at Buffalo, and it includes general information regarding Urhobo history, economy, political systems, and religion. In addition, the site offers a glimpse of various Urhobo art forms --...
View Resource NigeriaWorld

Despite the fine coverage offered by the BBC and other news providers, finding detailed and up-to-date information about any number of African countries can be frustrating -- especially when looking for different perspectives on events that have bearing on international affairs and the like. Despite the presence of numerous advertisements, NigeriaWorld is a good way to find out about current...