Killing in the name of God: Brutal murder of a college student Deborah Yakub for "blasphemy" brings Nigeria's long-running ethno-religious divide into sharp focus
Last week’s gruesome murder of Deborah Yakubu, a home economics sophomore at the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, comes at a time of escalating social and economic tension in Nigeria, and will most certainly raise the political stakes as the country enters electioneering season in preparation for next year’s presidential election.
Ms. Yakubu w…
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