Topic: Kaduna State
A caller claiming to speak for the Islamist militant group Boko Haram called a local TV station on Sunday demanding 'one on one' dialogue with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.
Guest blogger Alex Thurston says the harder pushback from the Christian Association of Nigeria is worrisome, because it could lead to even broader inter-religious violence in Nigeria.
The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria is fielding criticism for exacerbating the country's sectarian problems by allowing Islamic banking to make its debut in Nigeria.
Stakes in Tuesday's state governors races are high, both for incumbents who want to hold onto their lucrative seats and for opposition challengers.