Christian concern in the Nigerian Civil War
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Christian concern in the Nigerian Civil War a collection of articles which have appeared in issues of the Nigerian Christian from April 1967 to April 1969 by Christian Council of Nigeria.

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Published by Daystar Press in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christianity and war.,
  • Christianity and politics.,
  • Civil war.,
  • Nigeria.

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Edition Notes

Statementforeword by Canon J. A. I. Falope. Postscript by Emmanuel Urhobo.
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20867639M

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Christian concern in the Nigerian Civil War; a collection of articles which have appeared in issues of the Nigerian Christian from April to April Publisher: Ibadan, Nigeria, Daystar Press [©]. The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July – 15 January , was a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra. The conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various peoples of Nigeria. 02/07/ Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Nigerian Christians are mourning the death of year-old seminarian, Michael Nnadi, who was kidnapped along with three others studying at Good Shepherd Seminary in Kaduna.. The three other seminarians, Pius Kanwai, Peter Umenukor and Stephen Amos, were released near the end of January. One of them was found along the side of .   The unfettered attacks could lead to a regional civil war in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, a representative for religious liberty advocate International Christian Concern said May 5. “A full-blown civil war between the Fulani people and the rest of the indigenous people around them could very well happen,” said Nathan Johnson, International Christian Concern’s regional manager for Africa.

It is approximated that close to three million Nigerians lost their lives as a result of the Nigerian civil war with most of them have died from diseases and hunger. Despite the effort to reconstruct the nation, religious and ethnic tensions are still present in the politics of Nigeria. THE IMPACT OF THE NIGERIA CIVIL WAR IN THE LIVES OF TEENAGERS AND CHILDREN Introduction War as defined by Webster’s Dictionary “is a state of open and declared, hostile armed conflict between states or nations, or a period of such conflict” . There are numerous books on the Nigerian civil war which fall into three categories: 1) Those written by the protagonists. Usually the most detailed but also the most biased. 2) Those written by professional writers. 3) Post civil war literature by civilians. Books. "We as Christians need to be concerned about Boko Haram disrupting the peace of Nigeria and the possibility of civil war," Dykstra said. "It sends thousands of missionaries throughout Africa. For that to be disrupted would surely prove a hindrance to the spread of the Gospel throughout the continent.".

A pastor’s home and a vehicle owned by his church were burned in a February attack in Plateau State in Nigeria. International Christian Concern photo The unfettered attacks could lead to a regional civil war in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, religious liberty advocate International Christian Concern said Tuesday (May 5). The Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War) was a civil war in Nigeria fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra from 6 July to 15 January Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government. The unfettered attacks could lead to a regional civil war in Nigeria’s Middle Belt, religious liberty advocate International Christian Concern said May 5. “A full-blown civil war between the Fulani people and the rest of the indigenous people around them could very well happen,” said Nathan Johnson, International Christian Concern’s regional manager for Africa. “The Nigerian government has .   The Nigerian Civil War by John de St Jorre Nigerians – of all ethnicities – rarely talk about the civil war of the late s, but it is a suppressed trauma.