REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INSECURITY,POVERTY AND HUNGER AGAINST MINORITIES :IT’S CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCIES IN NIGERIA

REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON INSECURITY,POVERTY AND HUNGER AGAINST MINORITIES :IT’S CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCIES IN NIGERIA

THE REPORT COMPILED BY HUMAN RIGHTS AGENCY REPRESENTATIVE IN NIGERIA UNDER THE GLOBAL NETWORK FOR JUSTICE AND HUMANITY.
PASTOR YOHANNA Y.D BURU

Nigeria is a complex state or nation, the largest black nation in the world with different ethnic groups and divers religions in it’s six (6) geopolitical zones. Nigeria is so blessed in divers ways most especially in human resources, mineral resources etc. The complexity and conflicts are as old as the nation Nigeria. These complexities are as a result of cultural diversity and variation of interests which are unarguably rooted out of the cultural diversity which includes geopolitical diversity, religious differences, the influence of colonialism and other diverse interests that has contributed to Nigeria’s problems, these issues have taken prominence against the unity, progress and peaceful coexistence among the diverse ethnic groups, tribes and religions.

Nigeria got her independence from Britain in 1960 with a parliamentary system of government inherited from their colonizers which possibly fit into the context of Nigeria than today’s presidential system of government. The Igbos did not have a comprehensive or a clear traditional institution like the Hausas and the Yorubas (…)

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