Religion, The Law and Nigeria’s Challenge of Preserving Nationhood

Abdulkarim A. Kana


This paper examines the meaning and concept of Nationhood and appraises the argument of whether Nigeria is a nation or on the gradual path towards nationhood, and the complicated role of religion in the delicate balance and how the law acts as a pendulum of preponderance in containing the excesses of respective adherents. Concluding the paper by suggesting strategies for the country to surmount the challenges of preserving the Nation in the midst of the extreme and intense tensions of various kinds chief of which is religious intolerance and corruption, and how the law can aid in attaining the goals.

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