EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS OF THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA (IMN)

Sanusi Aminu Hayatu, Muhammad Fuad Othman, Mohd Dino Khairri Bin Shariffuddin

Abstract


The essence of this paper is to analyze the evolution of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria based on the material contradictions rather reporting of mere events. This approach is uniquely important because it brings out in an analytical manner the conditions, forces, and interests that had influenced the eventual distinct character of each periodic category of the movement’s evolutionary process. This is achieved by the use of interview and literature review as sources of primary and secondary data respectively. Findings of the paper have shown that the IMN that we see today is a final product of a contentious journey of factions, fall outs, splinter groups and break away.


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Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Revolution, Iran, and Nigeria

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