Title Nigeria: 1. How are kings appointed at village level in Nigeria? 2. What is their role? How much political influence and power do they have? 3. Is the position passed on to father and son only if the son has a son himself? If not, how is the position passed on? 4. [Deleted] 5. [Deleted] 6. Is Ekiti State still part of Nigeria? Who is the current Alara? 7. A brief update on the adequacy of state protection in Nigeria, particularly related to the effective (or otherwise) investigation and prosecution of serious crimes, such as murder. 8. Any relevant information about the Igwe ethnic group, such as whether it is predominant, whether there are any reports of discrimination against people of Igwe ethnicity, and whether local village kings have to be from a particular ethnicity
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 24 April 2009
Country Nigeria
Topics Minorities | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol NGA34743
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Nigeria: 1. How are kings appointed at village level in Nigeria? 2. What is their role? How much political influence and power do they have? 3. Is the position passed on to father and son only if the son has a son himself? If not, how is the position passed on? 4. [Deleted] 5. [Deleted] 6. Is Ekiti State still part of Nigeria? Who is the current Alara? 7. A brief update on the adequacy of state protection in Nigeria, particularly related to the effective (or otherwise) investigation and prosecution of serious crimes, such as murder. 8. Any relevant information about the Igwe ethnic group, such as whether it is predominant, whether there are any reports of discrimination against people of Igwe ethnicity, and whether local village kings have to be from a particular ethnicity, 24 April 2009, NGA34743, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4b6fe2ba0.html [accessed 20 August 2014]
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