Islam and Muslims in Nigeria

Capital: Abuja (Before 1991 it was Lagos)
Population: 134 Million
Muslims Percent: 50% (aproximately 67 Million)

BBC Country profile: Nigeria

The Spread of Islam in Africa - A Historican Survey

Islam in Nigeria: Simmering tensions

The Arabic Literary Tradition of Nigeria


07/05/04 Nigerian Muslims bury 600 after Christian slaughter - Guardian, UK

06/05/04 Nigerian Christians accused of 'genocide' - Independent, UK

04/05/04 80 killed as members of Nigerian Christian tribe attacks Muslim group

04/01/02 Nigeria's first Sharia execution - BBC

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