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Nigeria: Information regarding the death of infant males after circumcision in Nigeria, in particular young males who are circumcised a few years after birth rather than soon after birth

15 November 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | 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: Whether the Nigerian High Commission in Ottawa verifies identity documents against a database or contacts the issuing authority when issuing an emergency Certificate for Identification; information on how affidavits are verified for authenticity

1 November 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: 1. The similarities (if any) between Urhobo (alternatively "Sobo") and Itsekiri (alt. "Isekiri"; "Ishekiri"; etc.) language; 2. The similarities (if any) between Urhobo and Itsekiri ethnicities/cultures/customs; 3. The distribution of Urhobo and Itsekiri populations; including whether these groups live in the same towns/regions of Nigeria; 4. Whether there is any information on whether Itsekiri speakers can or do speak Urhobo, and vice versa. 5. Whether there is conflict/co-operation between Urhobo and Itsekiri people (groups or individuals), and to what extent

22 October 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Information on the demographic profile of Port Harcourt, including the percentage of Igbo residents; whether Igbo who relocate to Port Harcourt experience social, economic or linguistic difficulties

20 October 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | 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: Treatment of Action Congress Party personnel by other political parties?

28 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: The existence of orphanages and care for orphans in Nigeria; The existence of orphanages in Lagos; The standard of care if any in Lagos and Nigeria

27 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Information on the security situation in Delta state including terrorist activity and peace agreements

22 September 2010 | Publisher: Ireland: Refugee Documentation Centre | Document type: Query Responses

Nigeria: Whether Muslim clerics, groups or governmental authorities issue death sentences for blasphemy; if so, who has the right to issue and enforce such sentences; whether such sentences would extend to family members; in particular, whether there are death sentences issued by individuals who are not part of Sharia courts within states that are not officially applying Sharia law

21 September 2010 | Publisher: Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada | Document type: Query Responses

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