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Politics and religion in Nigeria

Mallam Lawan Danbazau

Politics and religion in Nigeria

by Mallam Lawan Danbazau

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Published by Tofa Commercial Press in Kano .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity and politics -- Nigeria -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Islam and politics -- Nigeria -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPolitics & religion in Nigeria
      StatementMallam Lawan Danbazau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.75 .D36 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 71 p. ;
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1231858M
      LC Control Number94233920

      RELIGION AND POLITICS IN NIGERIA Roseline Morenike Oshewolo and Borok Andrew Maren Department of History and International Studies, Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria ABSTRACT The relationship between politics and religion is File Size: 52KB. Read the full-text online edition of Politics and Economic Development in Nigeria (). Major issues and conflicts in Nigerian politics, the dynamics of regime change, and the challenges that have arisen from ethnic, religious, and regional divisions are identified.

      It is a compilation of well researched essays and narratives on Nigerian government and politics. The book is a multi-disciplinary assessment of Nigeria's democratic strides, including contributions from scholars in a broad range of disciplines such as history, sociology and anthropology, political science, economics, international relations. Babangida remained as head of state till aug and he handed over to Ernest Shonekan after he annulled what was termed as the fairest and freest election in the history of Nigeria. Sani Abacha took over from Shonekan, but died on June 8, of heart attack.

      This chapter analyzes the critical role of religion in the transformation of the Nigerian state and society under successive civilian and military regimes from the attainment of independence in to the emergence of Nigeria’s fourth civil-democratic government (the Fourth Republic) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Religion, Politics and Governance in Nigeria 29 population, and also because of its long history of political rivalry with Sokoto, constituted an important win for the party.


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Religion, politics and power in Northern Nigeria [Kukah, M. H] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Religion, politics and power in Northern NigeriaCited by:   'Alexander Thurston's book, Salafism in Nigeria, is an important work on the modern study of Islam in Nigeria.

Indeed, the work is a pioneering publication on the research of the Salafi movement in that country.' Mukhtar Umar Bunza, Reading ReligionCited by: 8. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy.

After independence inpolitics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in allowed for a political transition. Religion, politics and power in Northern Nigeria. Responsibility M.H. Kukah.

Imprint Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books, Religion and state > Nigeria, Northern. Power (Social sciences) > Nigeria, Northern.

Nigeria, Northern > Politics and government. Bibliographic information. Publication date Note On cover: Matthew Hassan Kukah. Nigeria, the most populous African country (with a population of over million in ), is divided between adherents of Christianity, Islam and traditional religion quite similar to polytheism though the exact ratio is uncertain.

The majority of Nigerian Muslims are either non-denominational Muslims or Sunni and are concentrated in mostly the northern region of the country with some. Colonial Southern and Northern Nigeria 69 four. Th e Politics of Religion in Northern Nigeria during Decolonization 89 five. Religion and the Postcolonial State six.

Religious Revival and the State: Th e Rise of Pentecostalism seven. Expanded Sharia: Th e Northern Ummah and the Fourth Republic In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines Politics and religion in Nigeria book Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary a wealth of archival sources and extensive Africanist scholarship, Vaughan traces Nigeria’s social, religious, and political history from the early nineteenth.

While this is true, one begins to wonder if the religion as practiced in Nigeria is that of peace or violence and conflict. Research attention has been shifted now from technological and scientific development to centre on the politics of religion and the democratization Cited by: 1.

The connection between religion and politics has always been incontestable; people have the tendency to politicize religion and religionize politics. The Nigerian people are no exception. Religion and politics in Nigeria Janu General elections are fast approaching in Nigeria, where incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan is running for a second and final term in office against Muhammadu Buhari, who lost to Jonathan in Throughout its history, Nigeria has been plagued by religious divisions.

Tensions have only intensified since the restoration of democracy inwith the divide between Christian south and Muslim north playing a central role in the country’s electoral politics, as well as manifesting itself in the religious warfare waged by Boko Haram.

Through the lens of Christian-Muslim struggles for. NIELS KASTFELT Religion, and Politics in Nigeria: a study in Middle Belt Christianity. London: British Academic Press,pp., ISBN 1 2 3 The pervasivenes of religion— o.f Muslim or Christian identity—a a s source of communal and political conflic its now a constant preoccupation in.

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx Nigerians are religiously notorious people.

Voting patterns over the years have had rel. This book could make a contribution to analysing these phenomena."—Dr P. Dorey, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae "This book offers readers a wide and accurate account of various experiences of religions of politics ranging from American democracy (which Emilio Gentile analyzes with.

After an isolated presence in the late s, the Baháʼí Faith in Nigeria begins with pioneering Baháʼís coming to Sub-Saharan West Africa in the s especially following the efforts of Enoch Olinga who directly and indirectly affected the growth of the religion in Nigeria.

Following growth across West Africa a regional National Spiritual Assembly was elected in   22 For the notion of ‘fundamentalism’ as the emergence of Puritanist movements committed to the eradication of syncretist practices, see Ibrahim, Jibrin, ‘The Politics of Religion in Nigeria: the parameters of the crises in Kaduna State’, in Review of African Political Economy (Sheffield), 45 –6,pp.

65–Cited by: Pentecostalism’s rise is truly global, and Political Spiritualities persuasively argues that Nigeria is a key case in this phenomenon while calling for new ways of thinking about the place of religion in contemporary politics.

The British Colonial Legacy in Northern Nigeria: A Social Ethical Analysis of the Colonial and Post-Colonial Society and Politics of Nigeria. Jos: Challenge Press, p Chima J.

Korieh and G. Ugo Nwokeji. Religion, History and Politics in Nigeria: Essay in Honour of Ogbu U. Kalu. Forbes Boulevard: University Press of America,p Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kukah, M. (Matthew Hassan) Religion, politics and power in Northern Nigeria.

Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books, "Religion and the Making of Nigeria is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the present religious and political landscape in Nigeria." -- Randy Goldson * Reading Religion * "An excellent resource for scholars interested in the role of the politics and.

The top 10 books about Nigeria Author Barnaby Phillips chooses fiction and non-fiction that shows an often caricatured nation in all its rich variety Barnaby PhillipsAuthor: Barnaby Phillips.

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