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Religion and politics in independent Nigeria

Alexius Obabu Makozi

Religion and politics in independent Nigeria

a historical analysis

by Alexius Obabu Makozi

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Published by Alexius Makozi in [Lagos] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-65).

StatementAlexius Obabu Makozi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2005/03460 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 65 p. ;
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6831079M
LC Control Number00321562

Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is g code: + In the long run, it has become difficult to differentiate between politics and religion in Nigeria leading to the question of how successful the struggles of the fathers of independence like Herbert Macaulay, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Ahmadu Bello, and Obafemi Awolowo have been in the course of Nigeria’s history.

Nigeria is the giant of Africa. And of course, this country has quite a history behind it. In this write-up, you will have the opportunity to learn about what actually transpired in Nigeria during the colonial days; that is, those days before Nigeria became an independent country. We are going to focus specially on those days between and Nigeria - Nigeria - Daily life and social customs: Nigeria’s vibrant popular culture reflects great changes in inherited traditions and adaptations of imported ones. Establishments serving alcoholic beverages are found everywhere except where Islamic laws prohibit them. Hotels and nightclubs are part of the landscape of the larger cities.

Introduction History of Islam in Nigeria Jihad Islamic Law (sharia) Islam and Politics Islamic Movements, Islamic Reform Selected Web Resources There has been considerable recent media coverage of the implementation of Islamic (sharia) law in the northern states of Nigeria. In particular, international attention has been drawn to the application of sharia law to criminal . Nigeria became independent in The country, from all indications, has not attained her set Religion and politics are concepts that have been subjected to different definitions from various scholars of repute. As such, there seems to be no straight jacketed definitions of the Size: KB.


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