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Query Responses

Query responses are replies to focused queries or requests for Information that are submitted in the course of the refugee status determination process.
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Nigeria: Ogboni society, including its history, structure, rituals and ceremonies; information on membership and the consequences of refusing to join

14 November 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Consequences for a Yoruba individual who refuses a chieftaincy title; protection available to those who refuse

13 November 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigéria : information sur les conséquences pour un Yorouba qui refuse le titre de chef; la protection offerte aux personnes qui refusent ce titre

13 November 2012 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: The OPC as a vigilante/social group - recent activities

29 April 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Levirate marriage practices among the Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa-Fulani; consequences for a man or woman who refuses to participate in the marriage; availability of state protection (February 2006)

16 March 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Forced marriage among the Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa-Fulani; prevalence, consequences for a woman or minor who refuses to participate in the marriage; availability of state protection (February 2006)

3 March 2006 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Difference, if it exists, between the Yoruba language spoken in the city of Lagos and a "traditional" form of Yoruba; degree to which the difference is of importance; whether it can cause misunderstanding (2004)

29 November 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Bénin : pratique de l'islam chez les Yoroubas, y compris le pouvoir que détient le marabout, le traitement des Yoroubas musulmans qui ont des relations sexuelles et des enfants hors mariage; information sur l'existence de la protection offerte par l'État aux Yoroubas musulmans qui ont été condamnés à mort par le marabout pour avoir enfreint la charia (mars 2004)

10 March 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Benin: The practice of Islam among the Yorubas, including the powers of the "marabout" and the treatment of Muslim Yorubas who have sexual relations or children outside of marriage; whether any state protection is available to Muslim Yorubas who have been sentenced to death by the marabout for having broken Sharia law (March 2004)

10 March 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Existence among the Yoruba of a ritual done to women to restore the virginity they would have lost prior to marriage; if so, a description and the state protection available to those who refuse to perform this ritual (February 2004)

27 February 2004 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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