PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROJECT TOPICS AND MATERIALS

PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROJECT TOPICS AND MATERIALS

UN PEACEKEEPING IN AFRICA:   EFFECTIVENESS AND PROBLEMS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The UN Security Council authorizes peace operations by an affirmative vote of nine of the fifteen members without a veto from the five permanent members: the United States, China, France, Russia, the UK. The Security Council has authorized more than fifty peace operations in the years since the …

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NIGERIA POLICE AND COMMUNITY POLICING IN ABUJA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Crime is one of the most apparent occurrences in late modern times (Albert, 2001). In a speech given to the participants of National War College, Ehindero, former Nigeria Inspector General of the Police, said that the most powerful danger to the national security of any country is …

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“Banditry in Nigeria and the Probable Influence of Alternative Dispute Resolution”

 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study                                       The current issue of rural banditry in Nigeria’s public discourse represents a breakdown of continuous violence in communities in the past 10 years (Uche and Iwuamadi). The symbiotic connection between banditry and conflict has an impact on peace and development in Nigeria’s rural areas. Therefore, in human …

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IMPACT OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES AND CRIME CONTROL AND PREVENTION IN LAGOS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Law and order in the country today also raise serious worries about security. “Crime is undoubtedly the most severe threat to national security in any country,” said retired police inspector Sunday Ehindaro (Dambazau, 2007: 152). In FCT, crime presents a considerable risk. Criminals are vulnerable to violence and …

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IMPACT OF TRADITIONAL INSTITUTIONS ANDITS IMPACT ON MANAGEMENT OF FARMER-HERDER CONFLICT IN BENUE STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study         CHAPTER ONE         INTRODUCTION Over the past decade (2010-2020), the Nigerian state has been trapped in a deteriorating, long-standing cycle of violent conflict between Northern Nigerian nomadic herders and sedentary crop farming groups in the central area. In particular, this area saw a bourgeoning, widespread and complicated …

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ASSESSMENT OF UNITED NATIONS AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN DARFUR

INTRODUCTION The concept of conflict is not generally recognised (Rahim, 2011). According to Omosore and Abiodun (2014), the notion of conflict has gained a variety of meanings and implications, due to its ubicuity and its pervasive character. Tauhidul (2013), for example, described conflict as a fight over values or claims of status, authority and limited …

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RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NIGERIA IN JOS

introduction Religious contact between the three main religious traditions of Islam, Christianity and African Traditional Religion is now plagued by violent conflicts in Northern Nigeria. Concurring notions of religious legitimacy, which appeal to Nigeria’s historical history, are also frequently utilised to legitimise and excuse the infringement of liberty. Ethno-religious friction and community confrontations in recent …

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MANAGEMENT OF INTERNAL CONFLICT BY NIGERIA MILITARY IN NORTH EAST MAIDUGURI

Introduction Nigeria has been witnessing different forms of conflict since it returned to democratic rule in 1999, ranging from sectarian to ethno-religious crises, entire sell-out abductions, hostage taking, incendiaries, cattle rushing incidents and terrorists in the north. Our emerging democracy is also challenged by widespread crimes such as armed robbery, child-work and kidnappings in the …

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RESOLVING THE FARMER/HERDERS CONFLICTS IN THE CONTEXT OF NATION BUILDING

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction The agricultural sector in Nigeria has provided employment for about 30 percent of the total population in Nigeria. Nigeria has huge agricultural potential with over 84 million hectares of arable land, of which only 40 percent is cultivated. Pastoral farming is the most predominant system of livestock farming in Nigeria and …

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RELIGIOUS CONFLICT IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

CHAPTER ONE:  GENERAL INTRODUCTION  1.0     Introduction  Many will attest to it that the Jos crisis vividly exemplifies or by locus classicus describes a rancorous experience against religious intolerance. In a nation bound with vast geographic and vast ethnic and religious differences, these religious differences aid conflict which is a basis for showing religious biases and …

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