AFRICA/NIGERIA - Ethnic-religious violence: "Who are we as Nigerians?"

Saturday, 30 April 2022 politics   society   human rights  

Lagos (Agenzia Fides) - Nigeria is witnessing a worrying increase in ethnic-religious violence. Nigeria, the "African giant", Africa's most populous country, home of Afrobeat and Nollywood - one of the most thriving film industries in the world in terms of the number of annual productions - is the continent's leading economy: its gross domestic product accounts for 25% of the total African economy. Nigeria is thus a country caught between growth and poverty: According to the World Poverty Clock, 41% of the population live on less than 2 euros a day (...) (CD) (Agenzia Fides, 30/4/2022)