Political liberalisation ushered in by the return to civilian rule in 1999 has allowed militants from religious and ethnic groups to pursue their demands through violence.
Thousands of people have died over the past few years in communal attacks led by the al-Qaeda ally Boko Haram.
Nigeria has two main religions and regions: Islamic North and Christian South. There have been major casualties on both sides. A big threat to human life and threat to Nigeria’s independence and livelihood is Boko Haram (an Islamic militant organization).
Moji Ogunleye (SDWAC)