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originally posted by: Glz00
I think it happened, but if it was not islam it would have been some other name, They don't follow true Islam it is just old tribe wars with religeon as the motive, Africa is a mess, has been since the west carved it up and stole there culture.
Same story all over Africa, sad as if it were better run they have the resources to be the richest continent on earth.
a reply to: seeker1963
Blood Diamonds" comes to mind....
Nigeria is the 12th largest producer of petroleum in the world and the 8th largest exporter, and has the 10th largest proven reserves. (The country joined OPEC in 1971). Petroleum plays a large role in the Nigerian economy, accounting for 40% of GDP and 80% of Government earnings. However, agitation for better resource control in the Niger Delta, its main oil producing region, has led to disruptions in oil production and prevents the country from exporting at 100% capacity