Blair Launches Initiative for Religious Tolerance in Nigeria


Former British prime minister Tony Blair, the next Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad of Jordan have launched an initiative to improve relations between Muslims and Christians, The initiative was launched on the same day several people were killed during religious clashes.
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Religious tension in Nigeria.

  • Nigeria:  Religious Tensions in Nigeria Politically Motivated - Jonathan

    Vanguard, 23 November 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said his administration would continue to embrace inter-religious dialogue with a view to assuaging the mounting level of insecurity in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  16 Killed in Kano, Plateau, Borno As Cars Plunge Into River in Lagos

    Vanguard, 23 November 2012

    Armed soldiers, yesterday, took over security in Bichi town near Kano, following a sectarian violence that rocked the town, leading to the death of no fewer than five persons, just ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Five Feared Dead in Bichi Violence

    Leadership, 23 November 2012

    Five persons were reported dead in Bichi town of Kano state, following a violent protest over alleged religious misunderstanding involving a businessman. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Religious Violence Erupts in Kano Town

    Daily Trust, 22 November 2012

    Several houses and shops have reportedly been torched in a religious violence that erupted on Thursday morning in Bichi, a town several kilometers outside Kano metropolis in Kano ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Religious Tensions Politically Motivated - Jonathan

    Daily Trust, 23 November 2012

    Some of the religious tensions in the country were politically motivated, President Goodluck Jonathan has said. read more »

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