Nicholas Bishop was a Junior Research Fellow with the NATO Association of Canada and has embarked on a development project with the UN in the past. He holds a law degree and an MA in International Relations from Osaka University and was formerly a Refugee Caseworker with Amnesty International Australia. He can be contacted at
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Rapid Population Growth Adds to Religious Tensions in Nigeria

Nicholas Bishop argues that economic and demographic factors are leading to a rise in religious tensions. According to the author the Nigerian government’s heavy handed response to the terrorist campaign by Boko Haram may be counter productive and exacerbate tensions.