Inside Story - Is Nigeria's conflict religious or political?

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Published on Nov 24, 2017
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For the last decade Plateau state in central Nigeria has been a hotbed of ethnic tension between the Fulani, who are traditionally Muslim, and the Berom, who are Christian. Police blamed the latest violence on tribal differences over land but the Boko Haram group claimed responsibility for the attacks. What is the real reason behind the conflict, and can it be resolved? Guests: Darren Kew, Michael Amoah, Isaac Olawale Albert.

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