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Parents of students abducted from Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria, pray inside the school premises. Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images

Violent extremism could beckon in north-western Nigeria if local dynamics are ignored

To stem the tide of violent extremism across the Sahel region, especially northwest Nigeria, the vulnerabilities and grudges of border communities need to be properly addressed.
Christians hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja in March 2020. Photo by Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images

What’s behind terrorist attacks on churches in Nigeria

Incidents of terror attack on churches in Nigeria don’t happen in a vacuum. They are driven by jihadism, pastoral conflicts and related criminality.

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