Jummai opened her tailor’s shop on the morning of Sept. 18 without any premonition that a crisis awaited her. Equally unsuspecting were her fellow Christians, who represent less than 20 percent of the predominantly Muslim population of Dutse, capital of Jigawa state in northern Nigeria. But by that afternoon, offhand comments exchanged with several Muslim customers had attracted the wrath…
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