Information on the religious riots in Bauchi State in April 1991 and whether any Christians were harassed for selling pig meat [NGA11355]

For information on the religious riots in Bauchi please refer to the attached documents. For further information on this topic, please refer to Responses to Information Requests NGA10667 and NGA10178 available at your Documentation Centre.


Immigration and Refugee Board Documentation Centre (IRBDC), Ottawa. 27 April 1992. Response to Information Request NGA10667.

. 31 January 1991. Response to Information Request NGA10178.


Africa Confidential [London]. 17 May 1991. "Nigeria: The Butchers of Bauchi," pp. 2-3.

Africa Events [London]. June 1991. "Special Report: Religious Rumblings," pp. 36-38.

FBIS-AFR-91-079. 24 April 1991. "'Serious' Muslim, Christian Clashes in Bauchi" in BBC World Service [London, in English], 23 April 1991, pp. 27-28.

FBIS-AFR-91-082. 29 April 1991. "Nigeria: Babangida on Katsina, Bauchi, Disturbances" in Lagos Domestic Service [in English], 26 April 1991. pp. 38-40.

FBIS-AFR-91-090. 9 May 1991. "Nigeria: Vice-President on Bauchi Religious Disturbances" in Lagos Radio Nigeria Network [in English], 8 May 1991, p. 29. FBIS-AFR-91-093. 14 May 1991. "Riot Victims Asked to Submit Claims ," in BBC World Service [London, in English], 10 May 1991, pp. 23-25.

West Africa [London]. 6-12 May 1991. "Sectarian Violence," p. 719.