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Title:Special issue: Security perspectives on Nigeria
Editor:Sigsworth, Romi
Year:2016
Periodical:African Security Review (ISSN 2154-0128)
Volume:25
Issue:2
Pages:173
Language:English
City:Pretoria
Publisher:Institute for Security Studies
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:national security
terrorism
Islamic movements
offences against human rights
hostage taking
displaced persons
Abstract:This special issue of 'African Security Review' focuses on Nigeria. The seeming contradiction between being one of Africa's undisputed powerhouses while beset by intractable inner turmoil and violence makes Nigeria a fascinating case study. Contributions: Can Nigeria be Africa's hegemon? (Olusola Ogunnubi, Ufo Okeke-Uzodike); The military and human rights violations in post-1999 Nigeria: Assessing the problems and prospects of effective internal enforcement in an era of insecurity (Ibikunle Adeakin); Nigeria's military failure against the Boko Haram insurgency (Habibu Yaya Bappah); Boko Haram's attacks and the people's response: A 'fourth pillar' of the responsibility to protect? (Vesselin Popovski, Benjamin Maiangwa ); Internally displaced persons and the challenges of survival in Abuja (Stephen Adewale); The fate of hostages: Nigeria's conflict theatres in comparative perspective (Samuel Oyewole); The Abuja bombings: Boko Haram's reaction to President Buhari's actions (Freedom C. Onuoha, Temilola A. George); Dandal Kura: A narrative to challenge Boko Haram (David L. Smith). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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