Meanwhile, another major outbreak of ethnic and religious violence in Nigeria continues to cause devastation among the people. As a result, Reuters is reporting that the states have been ordered by the government this week to stop pursuing the implementation of the strict Islamic Sharia law. Legislators, ministers and governors have been sent to their home regions to explain the agreement. The violence began when Christians began demonstrating against Sharia and revenge attacks followed.
Story number 2 for 3 Mar 2000
By davidvranishMarch 3, 2000
- Primary Language: English
- Primary Religion: Christianity
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