In 2014, after the kidnapping of 200 school children in the North East of Nigeria, many people became aware and sympathetic to the nightmare that was slowly and surreptitiously creeping in to Nigeria in the form of extreme religious fundamentalism called Boko Haram. It is imperative to explicitly make this point absolutely succinct - there are religious fundamentalist in all the major religious denominations or groupings
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An African Perspective
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