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1. Ekiti State University | Department of History and International Relations | Ado-Ekiti | Nigeria |
2. Afe Babalola University | Department of Political Science and International Studies | Ado-Ekiti | Nigeria |
Authors Copyright © 2015: | Busuyi Victor Oluwasanmi | Muyiwa Bamidele Afolabi | and | Nuhu Adi |
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American Journal of innovative
Research & Applied Sciences
ISSN 2429-5396 (Online)
| ARTICLES | Am. J. innov. res. appl. sci. Volume 2, Issue 6, Pages 265-271 (June 2016)
| June | VOLUME 1 | N° 6| 2016 |
Background: The advent of looking at the so-called ‘Lofty politics’ concerns in international relations gives the impression that such matters really have a lot to deal with the pattern of relationships different political actors forge out. Security is one interesting area not just for itself. Without scintilla of doubt, the forceful co-habitations of the diverse nationalities to a large extent represent the inter-ethnic, suspicion and animosity that pervade the Nigeria state. Since the re-birth of democracy governance on 29 May 1999, there has been exponential escalation of ethnic militia. Objective: This study examines the main factors that propel Boko Haram insurgency and the challenges of peace and security in Nigeria. Materials and methods: The method used in gathering data for the study is mainly secondary data including book articles, papers, books, journals, etc. In addition, unpublished working, periodicals, conference papers, and the internet are part of the literature review. Argumentative discourse analysis method has used. Result: The result reveals manipulation of religions, disconnects between governments and governed, prevalence of social and economic injustice, global terror epidemic, proliferation of arms, abuse of human right etc are the root causes of African insurgency.Conclusion: In conclusion, if unity is assured, poverty reduced to the barest minimum level, our borders secured through geopolitical and states security synergy, Agriculture and Education are well funded there will be drastic and immediate stop to Boko Haram insurgence in Nigeria. It recommends among others that government should create a viable environment that will promote job creation to constructive engage the people. Similarly, government should introduce policies capable of fostering equity in the country.
Key words: Militia, poverty, political, sovereignty, conflict.
AFRICAN INSURGENCY: THE CHALLENGES OF PEACE AND SECURITY IN NIGERIA, 2010-2015
| Busuyi Victor Oluwasanmi | Muyiwa Bamidele Afolabi | and | Nuhu Adi |. Am. J. innov. res. appl. sci. 2016; 2(6):265-271.
| PDF FULL TEXT | |Received | 05 June 2016| |Accepted | 12 June 2016| |Published 25 June 2016 |