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Nigeria: Information on the bombing of Christian churches in Kaduna in June 2012

19 November 2012 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Treatment of the Esan ethnic group in Uromi?

14 October 2011 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide information relating to: (i) Whether a Christian person affiliated with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and who intends to work in the oil industry would be at risk of harm from MEND (a) in the Niger Delta, and (b) elsewhere in Nigeria; a) Whether such a person would be at risk of harm from MEND in the Niger Delta. b) Whether such a person would be at risk of harm from MEND elsewhere in Nigeria. (ii) whether a person who had studied petroleum engineering, but worked in Nigeria in a different field, would be at risk of harm from MEND; (iii) whether such a person is at risk from MEND because he is a member of a well-educated, moderately well-off family and has a father who was a member of the ruling party PDP; (iv) whether the police in Edo State, and in Nigeria generally, would be willing and able to protect such people from the risk of harm from MEND

4 March 2011 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide a brief description of the Sokoto Caliphate, including whether the head of the Caliphate is the Imam or Mufti of all Muslims in Nigeria. 2. Is there any information available that indicates that the Caliphate or its agents target particular (Christian) individuals wherever they are in Nigeria because their names have been given to the Caliphate by local Muslims through an established or an informal communications network that operates throughout Nigeria? Is there any information available that indicates that they, or police and/or military officers acting on their behalf, locate Christians hiding in southern Nigeria who fled violence in Jos? 3. Who are the Aljimiris? Are references to the Caliphate Sokoto and the Aljimiris used interchangeably? 4. Is there any information available that indicates that the Aljimiris or their agents target particular (Christian) individuals wherever they are in Nigeria because their names have been given to them by local Muslims through an established or an informal communications network that operates throughout Nigeria? Is there any information available that indicates that the Aljimiris, or police acting on their behalf, locate Christians hiding in southern Nigeria who fled violence in Jos? 5. Is there any information available about any other national, Muslim (terrorist) organisation or network that collects the names of individuals and targets them for persecution? 6. Deleted. 7. Is there any information that indicates that the kind of violence that erupted in Jos occurs in all states of Southern Nigeria during periods of political upheaval or uncertainty?

9 November 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. What is the demography of Nigeria by state, and Anambra state particularly? Please provide particular reference to religious, socio-economic, and state protection issues. 2. Discuss the treatment of Christians in Nigeria, and in Anambra state particularly, including the relationship between Christians and Muslims. 3. Please provide any information on the treatment of Nigerian citizens who have returned to Nigeria with a criminal record from overseas

7 October 2010 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Information on recent ethno-religious rioting in Plateau State in March 2010

8 June 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Are there any reports of ritualised killings/murder in Enugu state, Nigeria? If so, who carries out the practice and for what reason(s)? Are there any reports of village councils and/or village kings ("igwe") implicated in such practices? 2. Is there any information about Christians, or Christian groups being discriminated against or harmed by people who practice "black magic" / "juju"? in Enugu State? 3. Do the police or authorities investigate ritual killings (or violence associated with traditional practices)? Is there state protection for those who fear being a victim of such harm?

4 May 2009 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide some information on the Ogoni people. For example, specify defining periods or events of the Ogoni people, important people, if relevant particular food, or anything defining. 2. Please provide information on the relationship between the Ibos and Ogoni people generally. 3. Anything else of relevance

15 November 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide updated information about the relationship between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria. 2. Please also provide brief information about the Christian-Muslim clashes in 2003 in Jos. 3. Please provide information about the existence and practices of voodoo cults Nigeria. What are the common beliefs with respect to these? 4. Is there any evidence that people who refuse to join are being harmed? 5. Please provide information about the O'odua People's Congress (OPC), its formation, policies, activities, leaders, platform, etc. 6. Provide information about the treatment of the Yoruba ethnic group in Nigeria. Is there a concentration in any particular area of Nigeria? How are they treated by other ethnic / religious groups and the authorities?

23 August 2007 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. Please provide information on the people of Yelwa in Plateau State. 2. What is the predominant religion and tribal group? 3. What is the main language? 4. Please provide any information on a conflict between the local people in Yelwa or Plateau State and the Muslims in Nassarawa State. 5. Does Nassarawa State have a predominantly Muslim population? 6. Is there any record of an attack on Yelwa by Muslims or of any targeting of Yelwa residents by Muslims? 7. If so, please provide details

25 November 2005 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Query Responses

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