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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: 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

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