youths rioted, leaving 100 dead and 500 injured in the city of Kaduna.
Miss World event was scheduled to be held at the Nigerian capital, Abuja, in December.
of the main problems seems to be that the pageant was to be held during the holy
month of Ramadan.
were then sparked when a writer in the Nigerian newspaper ThisDay made blasphemous
comments linking the Prophet Mohammed to the pageant.
in the year, in Nigeria, a 31 year old woman was sentenced to be stoned to death
after she had a child out of wedlock after she had been raped.