Tag: Religious violence

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: The dangerous criminalisation of Fulani ethnicity

by Farooq Kperogi The Nigerian mass media—and the online echo chambers they have spawned on social media and elsewhere—have normalized ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 3, 2017

Douglas Murray: Who will protect Nigeria’s northern Christians?

by Douglas Murray Another day in northern Nigeria, another Christian village reeling from an attack by the Muslim Fulani herdsmen ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Opinion: What aileth thee, O DSS?

by Abayomi G. Omotayo   Preamble: Two wrongs don’t make a right Regardless of the validity of reasons, war and ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Opinion: “Hate” Speech | Between Apostle Suleiman and the Sultan of Sokoto

by Jude Ndukwe At a two-day conference organized by the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID), an inter-governmental organization that promotes dialogue ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

The Thread: An ethnic crisis is brewing on Twitter and Audu Maikori is in the crosshairs

Twitter NG is feeling the tremors over alleged deliberate falsehoods by Chocolate city boss, Audu Maikori. Some persons allege that ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2017

Cheta Nwanze: Building a nation

by Cheta Nwanze Let us talk about a young ‘un called Bala Chinda. He just got sent to nga in ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

The Thread: “Hate speeches against Christians have been going on in Mosques from time immemorial”

Can two walk together except they agree? Except one is gagged and bound. “Hate speech,” according to the American Bar Association, “is speech ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 25, 2017

The Thread: “Arrest Apostle Suleman and his message will resonate faster,” Nigerians warn President Buhari

By the time President Buhari was sworn in, Fulani herdsmen were already causing havoc in our territory.  The President was ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Shia lives don’t matter

by Peregrino Brimah I penned an article this July captioned, “Buhari Condemns Saudi Bombings, Skips #BaghdadBombing.” He never did. It ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 23, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: The cowards of Kaduna

by Peregrino Brimah Did you see them? I bet you did. We all saw them. They carried sticks, machetes and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Murderous mass persecution of Nigerian Shiites

I am no Shiite. As the son of a Sunni Muslim scholar, I have irreconcilable theological differences with Shiism. But ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: Yes some shia cut themselves, but you cut others!

by Peregrino Brimah At the heart of the deadly intolerance against Shia Muslims in Nigeria is a deep-seated hatred for Shia ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Sarah Apuu: What is the rationale behind religious crisis? [Nigerian Voices]

“We had just entered kaduna when we saw people gathered on the street, blocking the road with tires aflame. We ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: First they killed the Christians, now they kill Shia Muslims…

by Peregrino Brimah When there was supposed to be a Miss World beauty pageant in Nigeria, they looked for and killed ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: Southern Kaduna – Let’s revisit the issue of constituency delineation

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Today’s Nigeria is plagued with the challenges of ethno-religious mistrust, counter-accusations, and hostilities. Nepotism has indeed become ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2016

Opinion: Blasphemy – Time to end this psychosis

by Adekoya Boladale Enacting a law on the premises of these two religions constitute a direct infringement on equity which ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Religious violence: Soyinka wants hate preachers punished

Noble Laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday said until religious leaders who preach hate are arrested and prosecuted, religious violence will ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 9, 2016

Christian man stabbed ‘several times’ for not observing Muslim fast

Another religious attack broke out in Kakuri, Kaduna on Wednesday when six youths believed to be Muslims stabbed a man ...

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April 21, 2013

Report: 11-year-old boy in Abuja tries to burn down mosque during prayers

by Chi Ibe   A boy was arrested in Abuja  Friday afternoon trying to set a mosque on fire while ...

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September 19, 2012

Opinion: What really enrages Muslims? Twitter knows

by Richard Allen Greene What really enrages Muslims? Having a really good hair day – but no one knows because ...

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