Violent Conflict and its Aftermath in Jos and Kano, Nigeria: What is the Role of Religion?

Abstract

This study examined protracted inter-religious conflict in Nigeria, focusing on recent violent episodes and their aftermath. The research was constructed in Kano (in a predominantly Muslim state) and Jos in the religiously mixed Middle Belt. The study uses secondary sources, semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions to examine the role of religion in the causes, triggers and consequences of the violence.

Citation

Best, S.G.; Rakodi, C. Violent Conflict and its Aftermath in Jos and Kano, Nigeria: What is the Role of Religion? International Development Department, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (2011) 127 pp. ISBN 978-0-7044-2886-7 [Working Paper No. 69, Religions and Development Research Programme]

Violent Conflict and its Aftermath in Jos and Kano, Nigeria: What is the Role of Religion?

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