Conflict in nigeria
Political science and international relations covenant university, ota, nigeria +2348030692614 [email protected] christians and moslems in nigeria is a classic example of inter-faith conflict nigeria has been riddled with clashes between members of the two faiths since. Fulani herdsmen killed 1,200 people in 2014 and are depriving nigeria of billions of dollars in revenue nigeria's herdsmen and farmers are locked in a deadly the farmer-herdsmen conflict is not even the most high-profile conflict in nigeria, says inks,. Political violence and its effects on social development in nigeria aver, tyavwase theophilus this paper was undertaking to ascertain the effects of political violence on social development in nigeria the conflict theoretical perspective was adopted for the study in order to determine. Natural resource conflicts in north-central nigeria a handbook and case studies roger blench mallam dendo ltd cambridge, united kingdom august 2004. Nigeria's role in conflict resolution: a new paradigm 552 for nigeria in view of the new paradigm shift in the emerging conflict resolution architecture. Who (are the main combatants): there is frequent conflict between the nigerian army and among ethnic groups and rebel factions in nigeria, which hosts a resource-based conflict in the south (niger delta region) and an islamic insurgency in the northeastnigeria is home to more than 250 ethnic groups, of which approximately half are christian.
For on-going ethno-religious conflicts in the central states of nigeria, but to a greater extent in plateau, nasarawa and benue states in plateau state, the conflicts between herders and farmers is co- extensive with the. Resolving conflicts with people abstract conflict in the workplace just seems to be a fact of life there are situations where different people with different goals and needs have come into conflictand if the conflicts are not resolved they can be intense personal animosity between individuals involved. Nigeria christian / muslim conflict nigeria's two major religions, islam and christianity, are sometimes depicted as monolithic entities that confront each other in pitched battles, with formal implementation of the criminal aspects of the muslim shari'a legal code (or the likelihood of implementation) providing the spark that touches off. The boko haram insurgency began in 2009, when the jihadist rebel group boko haram started an armed rebellion against the government of nigeria religious conflict in nigeria goes as far back as 1953. The media and conflicts in nigeria felix udo akpan department of public administration, university of calabar, nigeria simon odey ering.
That poor distribution of wealth has also sparked conflict in nigeria's oil-rich southern delta region it's time to draw a line in the sand, human rights watch researcher corinne dufka said in a statement. The current conflict in the niger delta first arose in the early 1990s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the niger delta's minority ethnic groups who feel they are being exploited washington and oil conflict in nigeria. Last week international alert held a five-day training on conflict analysis and resolution for eight of nigeria's state conflict management alliances (scma) the training, which was held in abuja from 18-22 august, was designed to strengthen the capacity of scma facilitators and conveners in the eight most violent and conflict prone states. Children in maiduguri, nigeria, are devouring their lessons they are packing into classrooms and practising their a-b-cs and maths, a cohort of eager students deprived of an education and hungry to learn.
Timeline: tensions in nigeria a look at the country's bouts of inter-religious and ethnic clashes and terror attacks. Nigeria—its vast population evenly split between muslim and christian—is counting down to another presidential election, scheduled for february 2015 this report raises a number of questions about the relationship of religious identity and internal conflict and the consequences of a polarized election.
Conflict in nigeria
Summary: a symposium on religious conflict in nigeria may 8, 2007 nigeria is the largest country in the world with an evenly split population of christians. Conflict in the niger delta: challenges of human security and development by dr robert o dode1 abstract bombardment) in the management of internal crisis by security forces in nigeria been in recent times (1999-2011. The ethnic conflict in nigeria began about 30 years ago when northern nigeria adopted sharia law once again in doing so, people with christian views opposed of this action and tension began within nigeria, there are three different ethnic groups that are present: the hausa-fulani, the yoruba, and.
The study examined the services offered by academic libraries in conflict resolution, identified the media through which academic libraries offer their services and the problems encountered by academic libraries in rendering conflict resolution services descriptive survey was adopted for this study. Violent religious clashes broke out in the city of kaduna in northern nigeria on february 21 and have continued throughout the week kaduna is the second largest city in the north the clashes followed a march by tens of thousands of christians to protest the proposal to introduce muslim sharia law as the criminal code throughout kaduna state. Ethnic conflict management in africa: a comparative case study of nigeria and south africa. The last month has seen serious outbreaks of ethnic conflict in nigeria on july 18 and 19 there were clashes in sagumu, a town 30 miles north of lagos in the south west of nigeria. Usiporg • special report 359 3 religious identity and conflict in nigeria, during the run-up to the party conventions in december 2014 and thereafter, the. By ike chidi ethnic conflict has scared nigeria dating back to the slave trade and is still apparent today the clash between muslims and christians throughout the nigerian state has brought about concern on how stable a nation nigeria is.
Global journal of arts humanities and social sciences vol3, no1 ,pp51-58, january 2015 published by european centre for research training and development uk (wwweajournalsorg. The impact of conflict and political instability on agricultural investments in mali and nigeria mwangi kimenyi, jideofor adibe, moussa djiré, abigail j jirgi. A continued strife over control of fertile lands in nigeria has resulted to the deaths of many farmers and their livestock analysts say land disputes pose the greatest security risk after boko haram. Niger and chad launch an offensive against nigeria's boko haram militants, as officials dismiss the group's pledge to is as a sign of weakness.