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Nigeria: Christianity

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 228606, tabled on 5 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the reported deaths of 3,731 Christians in Nigeria in 2018, what representations he has made to the Home Secretary on the assessment of asylum claims from Nigerian Christians.

Answered on

12 March 2019

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Home Office regularly discuss the plight of refugees and all asylum claims from Nigerian nationals are carefully considered on their individual merits in accordance with our international obligations.