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Urban violence, ethnic militias, and the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria

Urban violence, ethnic militias, and the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria

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Published by Concept Publications in Lagos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Militia movements -- Political aspects -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Democracy -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
  • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Tunde Babawale.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBabawale, Tunde., Institute for Media and Society (Nigeria)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN831.Z9 V58 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 296 p. ;
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16966622M
    ISBN 109788065821
    LC Control Number2008556578
    OCLC/WorldCa233592354

    Soldiers intervened and allowed the construction workers to finish mixing the cement. This system leaves victims of communal violence, who frequently have lost everything they own, not to mention their loved ones, at the mercy of an often unresponsive and ineffective police force. Assessing the Dyadic Nature of Democratic Peace. Continue to monitor, including through periodic visits to Nigeria, the steps taken by the Nigerian government to investigate and prosecute those implicated in crimes in Plateau and Kaduna states, in particular those responsible for planning or organizing incidents of alleged mass murder documented in this and other reports.

    Ethnic Conflict in World Politics, Local newspapers quoted police sources as saying some of those arrested for the violence said they were paid for the action. Google Scholar Harneit-Sievers, A. They followed us, so we went to another place, [but] they killed us [there]. Google Scholar Kirk-Greene, A.

    Google Scholar Geffray, Christian Oladipupo has contributed to blogs, academic journals, and book chapters in edited volumes. Google Scholar Muana, Patrick Mobs of Muslims and Christians targeted and killed victims simply based on their ethnic identity or perceived religious or political affiliation.


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Urban violence, ethnic militias, and the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria Download PDF Ebook

Determine the status and outcome of these investigations and identify the reasons that investigations were not conducted or completed into these alleged crimes. Politique Africaine 49— Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society, Her areas of research interest include Poetry, Performance, and Creative Writing.

A in Yoruba Literature from the University of Ibadan The international politics of the Nigerian Civil War — Promptly prosecute all individuals charged with crimes related to communal violence, according to international fair trial standards.

She is currently working on the Representation of State in Yoruba Video films. Google Scholar Ogunro, J.

Biafra and Secessionism in Nigeria: An Instrument of Political Bargaining

Methodology This report examines the major incidents of inter-communal violence in Plateau and Kaduna states in central Nigeria. In most cases the witnesses had not reported the crime to the police.

Kakabadse blames a lethal combination of outside oil interests, long-standing local conflicts and poverty for the sectarian strife. Under Siege, TheWeek, December 10— Jorre, J. To gain jurisdiction, however, federal prosecutors often had to try the suspects using rather tenuously connected terrorism provisions under federal anti-corruption legislation.

Unity or regionalism: The nationalities question. The communal strife in Plateau and Kaduna states has primarily pitted Hausa-Fulani Muslims—the largest and most politically powerful group in northern Nigeria—against smaller predominantly Christian ethnic groups that, together, constitute the majority in the Middle Belt.

Michael Catholic Church in And the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria book Gwong area. In order to understand the problems that ethnic militias pose for the consolidation of democracy we try to show how they were established and how they have influenced the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria.

Herskovits Prize. Hons Dramatic Arts and M. The unit should also identify states most at risk of mass violence and provide training, in investigating mass crimes, to police investigators posted at state CID in those states.

Google Scholar Tamuno, T. To the Federal Ministry of Justice Give a public account of the status and outcome of the federal prosecutions for crimes committed during the January and March violence in Plateau State.that though housed in one country, the ethnic groups do not have identical needs, objectives and aspirations.

The Violence in Nigeria: What's Behind the Conflict?

Ethnic politics has become a formidable force in the political life of Nigeria. Most often, ethnic sentiments are used in place of merit and skills.

For instance, in the case of appointment, round pegs are no longer found in round holes. Ethnic Militias in Nigeria and Their Impact on Democratic Consolidation by violence will only foster violence.

It seems clear that the state needs to take the first step and the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria book order to make this happen. The conclusion is that ethnic militias have had, and the challenge of democratic consolidation in Nigeria book still have an effect on the consolidation of Cited by: 3.

Political Violence and its Effects on Social Development in Nigeria Aver, Tyavwase Theophilus Department of Sociology, Kwararafa University Wukari, PMB Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria Nnorom, Kingsley C the consolidation of democracy and social coexistence.

This in turn impact on the social and economic well being.Sep 26, pdf The Death of Ideology and Rise of Ethnic Militias Interestingly the phenomenon of ethnic militias, particularly their emergence and growth is an international issue.

Put differently, the history of ethnic militias in Nigeria is not radically different from other countries.NIGERIA: Special report on ethnic violence [This Download pdf report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] LAGOS, 3 August (IRIN) - A week of violence involving two of Nigeria's three biggest ethnic groups raised new fears about the country's fragile nationhood barely seven weeks after President Olusegun Obasanjo took over to end years of military rule.Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria is a detailed, ebook, deep, stimulating and captivating narrative of the Nigerian situation.

It is enthusiastically recommended for those who wish to know more about contemporary Nigerian history.