People standing in burned ruins of houses in Zonkwa
Media playback is unsupported on your device

North Nigeria reeling after riots

Thousands of Nigerians in the north of the country have been left homeless or displaced after violence sparked by the election of President Goodluck Jonathan, a southerner.

In Kaduna much of the town of Zonkwa has been burned to the ground, while in the state of Kano a military barracks has become a campsite for those forced from their homes by the riots.

  • 22 Apr 2011