Gunmen killed eight people in north Nigeria and a mob torched an Islamic school in the south, as a fuel strike and growing religious tension rattled Africa's oil-rich giant.
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11 Jan 2012 - 1:00 PM  UPDATED 26 Aug 2013 - 9:20 AM

Gunmen killed eight people in north Nigeria and a mob torched an Islamic school in the south, as a fuel strike and growing religious tension rattled Africa's oil-rich giant.

Amid the sectarian and social turmoil, Nobel literature prize laureate Wole Soyinka, one of the country's most respected voices, warned that the continent's most populous nation was heading toward civil war.