Social Class



Ethnic Cleavages



- Seperation between Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, and Yoruba
- Distorts economy
- Caused a civil war from 1967-1970

Religious Cleavages



- Islamic and Christian split
- North (Muslim)
- South (Christian)
- Various Attacks

Regional Cleavages



- Northern Region
  • Hausa ethnic group is 95% Muslim and 5 % Christian
- Southern Region
  • Ijaws are 99% Christian
- Western Region
  • Yoruba tribe 60% Christian and 30% Muslim
- Eastern Region
  • Igbos 99% Christian
-Middle Belt
  • Minority ethnic groups and religions

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Coinciding


Cross-cutting Cleavages