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Nigeria and Governance

Nigeria
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Population: 154000000
  • Size: 923768.0 Km2

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Nigeria’s foreign policy before Buhari: global expectations amid domestic and regional challenges
K. Amuwo / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
A country well-endowed in terms of population, natural resources and geographic size, Nigeria’s post-independence foreign policy has been marked by a near-constant striving for influence within its region and beyond. Th...
Rural banditry and conflicts in Northern Nigeria
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Ipastoralists and farmers in Nigeria have been on the rise. This social conflict has traditionally consisted of disputes over natural resources and is often presented as a conflict between settlers and nomadic people. However, what be...
Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn
Afrobarometer 2016
Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014). The colonial era and the undemocratic rule tha...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 35 April 2016
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
There was significant improvement in the security situation in the North East of Nigeria as the military and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) continued to put pressure on Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS). ...
Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.34, February 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
There was improvement in the security situation in the North East Nigeria in March because sustained attacks by the Nigerian military and the cut-of f of food sources and fuel supply have af fected the capacity of Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna ...
Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.33, February 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
Attacks by Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS) persisted in February despite government and military claims that the group had been contained. Recent comments attributed to the Nigerian army command suggest that the milita...
Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.32, January 2016
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
The Nigerian military sustained its attacks on locations and supply networks of the Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS). Despite the successful counter-insurgency initiatives, JAS retained its capability to launch both sui...
Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.31, December 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
Some cases of attacks by the suspected militants of Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS) were reported in communities in Yobe and Borno states in December 2015. However, the Federal Government announced that the military ha...
Judicial activism as a tool for the actualisation of socio-economic rights in Nigeria: comparison with Indian and South African experience
M. B. Tanko 2015
Due to the provisions in the 1999 constitution which gives room for judge’s activism, it is sometimes said that judicial activism is the most viable route for the actualisation of socio-economic rights for Nigerian citizens. Thi...
Inequality, poverty among Nigeria women and youth and the challenges of inclusive growth in post-2015 Millenium Development Goals
E. M. Alao / International Journal of Development and Sustainability 2015
Economic growth is the primary driver of poverty reduction. Yet in Nigeria, despite a decade of significant growth and bountiful natural resources, 67% of the population were estimated to live in abject poverty in 2011, while wealth i...
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