- Billiri local government area of Gombe state, Northeast Nigeria is currently in crisis
- The Gombe state governor, Inuwa Yahaya has said to have waded into the crisis via a 24-hour curfew
Some Christian youths reportedly attacked Muslims and burnt down Mosque as a result of the crisis rocking Billiri.
According to information obtained from The Nation Newspaper, the cause of the crisis was a result of the emergence and choice of a new traditional ruler called Mai Tangale.
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The Nation made it known that the Gombe state governor was said to have influenced the choice of a candidate, which sparked anger among the Christian youths.
Full account of what happened is in this link.
On matters of peaceful cohabitation, choosing a traditional ruler should not lead to religious crisis.