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1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by parisbookaddict(f): 12:51pm On Mar 09, 2016
Religious riots in Nigeria goes as far back as 1948 in the town of Tafawa Balewa and notably in 1953.
Even before there was boko haram there was Yan Tatsine/ Maitatsine.

Most internet savvy Nigerians are too young to remember the islamist Mohammed Marwa, Yan Tatsine and his followers riots that led to several thousand deaths. After Maitatsine's death in 1980, the movement continued some five years more.


Let's take a look back in Nigerian and see how we got to were we are.


1960s:
The massacre of 60,000 Igbos in 1966 in the North that followed the counter-coup of the same year highlights the religious tensions and conflict that has plagued Nigeria.

The northern muslim murtala mohammed allegedly committed the only clear act of genocide documented during the war, at delta state, which saw unarmed igbo men rounded up and killed. He too was murdered shortly after overthrowing Gowon.

1980s:
The 1980s was a decade noted for religious conflicts as well as the period when Nigeria enrolled to the organisation of Islamic conference by Ibrahim Babangida.


1982: There were clashes in October 1982 when islamists in Kano were able to enforce their power in order to keep the Anglican House Church from expanding its size and power base. They saw it as a threat to the nearby Mosque, even though the Anglican House Church had been there forty years prior to the building of the Mosque.


1982: October 29-30. Further trouble in Maiduguri, Borno State, Maitatsine sects. 118 die.

1984: February 27. Disturbance in Yola, Gongola State. Maitatsine sect, 568 die.

1985: April 26-28 Riot in Gombe, Bauchi State. Maitatsine sect. 105 die.

1986: March, Palm Sunday. Christians and Muslims clash during processions in Ilorin, Kwara State.

1986: May. At the University of Ibadan, Muslims burn the figure of the Risen Christ at the Catholic Chapel of the Resurrection

1987: March 5th and following days. In Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Christians and Muslims clash at the College of Education. 12killed , Dozens of Churches and Mosques burned.

1987: March. Katsina, Funtua, Zaria, Gussau and Kaduna (Kaduna State). A wave of religious riots, many churches are burned and property destroyed, and many lives are lost.

1990s:

Following Obasanjo's lackadaisical attitude to the proponents of a sharia law governed Northern Nigeria, the adoption of sharia law in several northern states took place.
The growth in support for Sharia and for abandoning the secular aims of the drafters of the Settlement of 1960 has transformed northern Nigeria. Nigeria was always a divided country plagued by weak governance and ethnic cleavages, but today, the north and south are like two different countries entirely.
-The national interest

Today, more than half of the core northern states are under full Sharia law. People can be killed for blasphemy, criticizing mohammed or adultery as well as hands chopped of for stealing.



1991: Muslims riot to protest German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke attempted a crusade in Kano


1999: May 20. Muslim-Christian riots in Kaduna, for three days, several hundred are feared dead.

1999: July 18 Hausa and Yoruba riot in Shagamu, over 60 are killed. This leads to trouble in Kano where over 70 are killed.

August 11. About 200 are killed as the army intervenes in Taraba State October. Sharia Law in is introduced in Zamfara State.

November 25. Yoruba and Hausa clash in Lagos, about 100 are killed.


2000s:

Between 2000 and 2001 abuja and jos witnessed riots by Muslims; in Jos, Nigeria about the appointment of a Christian politician, Alhaji Muktar Mohammed, as local coordinator of the federal programme to fight poverty.

2000: February 21-May 23 - 2000 Kaduna riots, between 1,000 and 5,000 people are killed in sectarian rioting between Christians and Muslims in Kaduna following the introduction of Sharia Law into that state.

2001: Another such riot killed over 100 people in October 2001 in Kano State, similar to the 1991 riots when the German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke attempted a crusade in Kano

2002: The Nigerian journalist Isioma Daniel wrote an article that led to the demonstrations and violence that caused the deaths of over 200 in Kaduna, as well as a fatwa (death sentence) placed on her life by Muslims who found the article atrocious.

2002: The 2002 Miss World contest was moved from Abuja to London as a result. The rest of the 2000s decade would see inter-religious violence continue in Jos and Kaduna.

2002: Also in 2002 Mohammed Yusuf established boko haram. He is heavily influenced by Wahhabi theology same theology popular with Saudi Arabia muslims/Islamists.

2004
*.February 4 - Yelwa massacre, 78 Christians are massacred in Yelwa, muslims are subsequently killed in reprisal attacks.

The reaction to the Mohammed cartoons brought about a series of violent protests in Nigeria and neighboring muslim majority African countries. Clashes between rioters and police claimed several lives, with estimates ranging from 16 to more than a hundred. This led to reprisal attacks in the south of the country, particularly in Onitsha.
More than a hundred lost their lives.

2008: more jos riots. 381 people are killed in Christian-muslim riots.

2009: Boko Haram members decided they were going to refuse to obey a law requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets citing it as un-Islamic. Nigerian police clash with boko haram in riots that left a staggering 800 people dead.

2009: July 30, Mohammed Yusuf is killed after a quick interrogation and an alleged "gun battle".

2009: The deranged Islamic psychopath Abubakar Shekau takes over Boko Haram.


2010s:
Boko Haram systematically targets churches and police posts.
Their reign of terror begins unabated.

2010: On 17 January in Jos 2010 fightings spread to surrounding communities. Houses, churches, mosques and vehicles were set ablaze, during at least four days of fighting.

2010: March, At least 326 people, and possibly more than a thousand, were killed.
According to The New York Times, the slaughtered villagers were mostly Christians, slain by machete attacks from groups of Hausa-Fulani Muslim herdsmen.

2010: September 7 - Bauchi prison break, 5 people are killed and 721 inmates are freed from prison in Bauchi by suspected Boko Haram gunmen.


2011:
** First documented case of suicide bombing in Nigeria.

2011:May 29 - May 2011 northern Nigeria bombings, 15 people are killed in Abuja and Bauchi after bombs explode in several towns in northern Nigeria during Goodluck Jonathan's swearing in as the new president.

2011: June 16 - 2011 Abuja police headquarters bombing, at least two people, the perpetrator and a traffic policeman, are killed in a failed bombing of Abuja's police headquarters. It is Nigeria's first instance of a suicide bombing.


2011 August 26 - Abuja United Nations bombing, 21 people are killed in a bombing attack on a United Nations compound in Abuja.

2011: November 4 Damaturu attacks, between 100 to 150 people are killed in a series of coordinated assaults in northern Nigeria.

2011: December 22–23
Nigeria clashes, 68 people, of whom are 50 militants, at least 7 soldiers, and 11 civilians, are killed in clashes between Boko Haram militants and Nigerian soldiers in Maiduguriand Damaturu.

2011: December 25 - December Nigeria bombings, 41 people are killed by Boko Haram bomb attacks and shootings on Christian churches.

2012:
2012 January 5–6 Nigeria attacks, around 37 Christians are targeted and killed by Boko Haram militants.

2012 January 20: Nigeria attacks, 183 people, of whom at least 150 are civilians and 32 are police officers, are killed in Kano Stateby Boko Haram gunmen.

2012 April 8 Kaduna bombings, 38 people are killed following a bombing at a church in Kaduna.
June


2012 June 17 - June 2012 Kaduna church bombings, 19 people are killed following bomb attacks against three churches in Kaduna.
August

2012 August 7 - Deeper Life Church s hooting, 19 people are killed when Boko Haram gunmen raid a church in Kogi State.

2012 August 8 - Two Nigerian soldiers and one civilian are killed in a mosque in an apparent reprisal attack for yesterday's massacre.


2012 December 25- Shootings in Nigeria, 27 Christians are killed in Maiduguri and Potiskum by suspected Boko Haram militants.


2012 December 28 - Another 15 Christians are killed in the village of Musari by unknown gunmen.


2013:
Islamist insurgency in Nigeria 2013 fatalities were at least 1,000-1,007:

2013 February 8 - Attack on polio vaccinators kills 9 women.

2013 March 18- Kano bus bombing, between 22 and 65 people are killed in Kano by a car bombing.

2013 April 16- Baga massacre, 187 people are killed in Baga in Borno State. It is unclear whether the Nigerian military or Boko Haram is responsible for the massacre.

2013 June - 9 children are killed in Maiduguri and 13 students and teachers are killed in Damaturu by Boko Haram.

2013 July 6 - Yobe State school shooting, more than 42 are killed by Boko Haram gunmen in a Yobe State school.

2013 August 12 - 56 people are killed by Boko Haram in a Maiduguri mosque.

2013 September 12 - Ambush by Boko Haram leaves 40 soldiers dead.

2013 September 12–18 - An offensive by Nigerian Army leaves 150 Islamists and 16 soldiers dead.


2013 September 19 - Benisheik attacks, 161 are killed in attacks blamed on Boko Haram. [ 11 ]


2013 September 20 - An Abuja shootout leaves 7 killed.

2013 September 29 - Gujba college massacre, more than 50 students are killed in Yobe State by Boko Haram gunmen.

2013 October 10 - An attack at Damboa leaves at least 20 killed (15 suspected militants and 5 civilians).

2013 October 29 - Boko Haram raids Damaturu. At least 128 people are killed (95 militants, 23 soldiers, 8 policemen, and 2 civilians)



2014:
276 chibok girls are kidnapped.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 1:16pm On Mar 09, 2016
Islam: it's been about sorrow, tears and blood since the ignominious time of evil puppet mohammed.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 1:20pm On Mar 09, 2016
The good book says "by their fruits you shall know them". Behold the fruits of puppet mohammed, 1,400years of hate, violence and blood shed.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by facheux: 1:28pm On Mar 09, 2016
What about the 3.5 million Nigerians exported during the crusaders slave trade. And who knows how many Nigerians killed by these Christo fascist slavers.

Source: US Library Of Congress
http://countrystudies.us/nigeria/7.htm

Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by parisbookaddict(f): 1:49pm On Mar 09, 2016
facheux:
What about the 3.5 million Nigerians exported during the crusaders slave trade. And who knows how many Nigerians killed by these Christo fascist slavers.

Source: US Library Of Congress
http://countrystudies.us/nigeria/7.htm



Abo.ki what does Islamic religious violence have to do with the Trans Atlantic slave trade.

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by facheux: 1:52pm On Mar 09, 2016
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parisbookaddict:


Abo.ki what does Islamic religious violence have to do with the Trans Atlantic slave trade.
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Another euro centric house nigga uncle toms be everywhere
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by asalimpo(m): 1:53pm On Mar 09, 2016
At least from those slaves something good came out of the black race. Left in Africa,they'd have wallowed in idol worship, and cannibalism.

When you see a black successful american, thank the slave traders.

Today, you'd snatch up a u.s visa in a jiffy,if offered one.
We queue up at american and western embassies for a chance to go be slaves in well run countries again.

What good has come out of islam?

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by facheux: 1:55pm On Mar 09, 2016
asalimpo:
At least from those slaves something good came out of the black race. Left in Africa,they'd have wallowed in idol worship, and cannibalism.

When you see a black successful american, thank the slave traders.

Today, you'd snatch up a u.s visa in a jiffy,if offered one.
We queue up at american and western embassies for a chance to go be slaves in well run countries again.

What good has come out of islam?

Another euro centric house nigga. You'd be licking the crackers boot eh
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by asalimpo(m): 1:56pm On Mar 09, 2016
facheux:
What about the 3.5 million Nigerians exported during the crusaders slave trade. And who knows how many Nigerians killed by these Christo fascist slavers.

Source: US Library Of Congress
http://countrystudies.us/nigeria/7.htm


speaking out of point,as usual.
The post is about islam but your rabid tongue just help taking a stab at Jesus! Control yaself and stay on topic.

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by facheux: 2:00pm On Mar 09, 2016
asalimpo:

speaking out of point,as usual.
The post is about islam but your rabid tongue just help taking a stab at Jesus! Control yaself and stay on topic.

Straight up house nigga you is . Your minds still in a plantation state. Apologizing for the xtian euro crackers that enslaved raped n pillaged nigeria and all of africa
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by asalimpo(m): 2:15pm On Mar 09, 2016
facheux:


Straight up house nigga you is . Your minds still in a plantation state. Apologizing for the xtian euro crackers that enslaved raped n pillaged nigeria and all of africa
they did bad allright but theyre better than our leaders. At least black americans of repute owe their success to slave traders.
What conducive atmosphere for success have our free black leaders created?
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by truthman2012(m): 2:52pm On Mar 09, 2016
Islam is number one world problem.

The world would have been a better place without islam, no thanks to satan, aka allahh.

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Mty4real(m): 8:41pm On Mar 09, 2016
truthman2012:
Islam is number one world problem.

The world would have been a better place without islam, no thanks to satan, aka allahh.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Mty4real(m): 8:45pm On Mar 09, 2016
You should be the number two problem since you have not contributed to anything in the world, what you know is to castigate and mispresent those that contribute.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by truthman2012(m): 8:56pm On Mar 09, 2016
Mty4real:
You should be the number two problem since you have not contributed to anything in the world, what you know is to castigate and mispresent those that contribute.

So, to you, Muhammad's contributions are good for humanity. If not for him there would have been no ISIL, Book Haram, Al-Shabab, Al-Queada etc.

What have you contributed to the world yourself? So by implication you are next to Muhammad in being the world's problem because you are a supporter of his evil deed.

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by facheux: 9:03pm On Mar 09, 2016
truthman2012:


So, to you, Muhammad's contributions are good for humanity. If not for him there would have been no ISIL, Book Haram, Al-Shabab, Al-Queada etc.

What have you contributed to the world yourself? So by implication you are next to Muhammad in being the world's problem because you are a supporter of his evil deed.

The evil deed was the 3.5 million Nigerians exported to the new lands , where 14 million natives were killed to make space by euro centric xtians. Even given slave ships names like Jesus.

Then they colonized African lands. Then they colonized African minds.

And today we got euro centric house niggaz uncle toms etc apologizing for the xtian crackas That messed up yo
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by parisbookaddict(f): 9:35am On Mar 14, 2016
facheux:


The evil deed was the 3.5 million Nigerians exported to the new lands , where 14 million natives were killed to make space by euro centric xtians. Even given slave ships names like Jesus.

Then they colonized African lands. Then they colonized African minds.

And today we got euro centric house niggaz uncle toms etc apologizing for the xtian crackas That messed up yo

U muslims keep citing the transatlantic slave trade. Yes its an evil crime.

Have u read about the Arab slave trade of Africans and the muslim ottomans sex slaves. Muslim Arabs and jihadists dragged negros through the desert for slavery for 1300 years. Following the examples of mohammed in the quran And hadiths.

U Mr muslim is a big hypocrite.

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 9:44am On Mar 14, 2016
parisbookaddict:


U muslims keep citing the transatlantic slave trade. Yes its an evil crime.

Have u read about the Arab slave trade of Africans and the muslim ottomans sex slaves. Muslim Arabs and jihadists dragged negros through the desert for slavery for 1300 years. Following the examples of mohammed in the quran And hadiths.

U Mr muslim is a big hypocrite.

A time will come when people will consider it a derogatory term to be called muslim. smiley

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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by ari3l(f): 10:11am On Mar 14, 2016
facheux:
[s]What about the 3.5 million Nigerians exported during the crusaders slave trade. And who knows how many Nigerians killed by these Christo fascist slavers.

Source: US Library Of Congress
http://countrystudies.us/nigeria/7.htm[/s]



-50.

The most stupíd thread I have seen in a lifetime. How do the two correlate?
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by parisbookaddict(f): 2:35pm On Mar 14, 2016
Annunaki:


A time will come when people will consider it a derogatory term to be called muslim. smiley

Its already a derogatory term. smiley
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 3:49pm On Mar 14, 2016
parisbookaddict:


Its already a derogatory term. smiley

grin yeah but I am waiting for the time when it will be in Saudi Arabia and other retar.ded islamic countries. smiley
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Nadheer15: 4:50pm On Mar 14, 2016
parisbookaddict:


U muslims keep citing the transatlantic slave trade. Yes its an evil crime.

Have u read about the Arab slave trade of Africans and the muslim ottomans sex slaves. Muslim Arabs and jihadists dragged negros through the desert for slavery for 1300 years. Following the examples of mohammed in the quran And hadiths.

U Mr muslim is a big hypocrite.
Sex starved evangelist, why is that when Muslims fight wars and take up slaves, your perverted mind automatically translates sex slave?! Your life revolves around sex, you're a big addict!
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Traveller11: 6:18pm On Mar 14, 2016
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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 7:22pm On Mar 14, 2016
Nadheer15:
Sex starved evangelist, why is that when Muslims fight wars and take up slaves, your perverted mind automatically translates sex slave?! Your life revolves around sex, you're a big addict!

Because specific instructions were given in islam's 'holiest' book for muslims to have sex slaves and islam's best example was also notorious for frolicking with sex slaves.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Nadheer15: 7:36pm On Mar 14, 2016
Annunaki:


Because specific instructions were given in islam's 'holiest' book for muslims to have sex slaves and islam's best example was also notorious for frolicking with sex slaves.
But your God demanded some virgins for himself na, for about 2years now, no Christian has been able to answer what God did with the virgins alloted to him in Numbers. Hope you can help with that, if you can't, Stfu!
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Annunaki(m): 7:59pm On Mar 14, 2016
Nadheer15:
But your God demanded some virgins for himself na, for about 2years now, no Christian has been able to answer what God did with the virgins alloted to him in Numbers. Hope you can help with that, if you can't, Stfu!

I see you have been banned again for your rude insolent ways. Stoopid slave of mohammed. Go and ask allaah what he does with the 20% share of loot that is alloted to mohammed and itself.
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Nadheer15: 9:13pm On Mar 14, 2016
Annunaki:


I see you have been banned again for your rude insolent ways. Stoopid slave of mohammed. Go and ask allaah what he does with the 20% share of loot that is alloted to mohammed and itself.
I was banned by an hypocritical mod, anyways, they can't extinguish the light of Islam. Allaah never asked for booty, show me where Muhammad(saw) dedicated to him. Please what did your God do with the 32 virgins given to him?
Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by Nobody: 2:39am On Mar 15, 2016
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Re: 1940-2014: Nigeria, Religious Violence And Islam. by christopher123(m): 7:49am On Mar 15, 2016
Annunaki:


A time will come when people will consider it a derogatory term to be called muslim. smiley

And it's very soon

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