LAGOS, 13 April 2000 (Newsroom) â€“ Churches throughout Nigeria continue to send relief supplies to help more than 50,000 people displaced by religious riots in the city of Kaduna in February. Many churches in the state of Kaduna have turned their compounds into rehabilitation centers as well and are assisting orphans and others left homeless by the fighting.
NIGERIA, 4 April 2000 (Newsroom) -- Northern state governors in Nigeria have approved the formation of a committee of Muslims and Christians to dialogue on aspects of the controversial Sharia, or Islamic law, which was implemented by several states earlier this year.
NIGERIA, 17 March 2000 (Newsroom) â€“ Nigerians need to hold a national conference to decide if they want to continue as one country, leaders of a prominent Christian organization and a tribal political group said this month.
KADUNA, Nigeria, 22 February 2000 (Newsroom) â€“ The Nigerian government dispatched soldiers early Tuesday to help state police quell riots between Christians and Muslims over the proposed implementation of Islamic law. More than 20 people have been reported killed since Monday morning.