Nigeria recalls its envoy to Libya

Move comes after Gaddafi suggests country's partition between Muslims and Christians.

    Hundreds were killed in the past two weeks in sectarian violence in Nigeria's Plateau State [AFP]

    He said the two communities should peacefully agree to share Nigeria's oil and other natural wealth.

    Several hundred people were killed in the past two weeks in sectarian violence in Nigeria's central Plateau state.

    Plateau state, with Jos as its capital, is the de facto buffer between the predominantly Muslim north and the largely Christian and animist south.

    Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is divided almost in the middle between the two faiths.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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