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New strategies for curbing ethnic and religious conflicts in Nigeria

New strategies for curbing ethnic and religious conflicts in Nigeria

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Published by Fourth Dimension in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Nigeria -- Religion -- 20th century.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by F.U. Okafor.
      ContributionsOkafor, F. U.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.42 .N49 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 291 p. :
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL458996M
      ISBN 109781564326
      LC Control Number98176527
      OCLC/WorldCa38486859

      religious conflicts in Nigeria and posits that government’s haphazard approach to these conflicts as well as the absence of a long-term strategy for its management account for their persistent manifestation. Drawing from the findings made, recommendations on the appropriate approach to curbing religious violence in the country are proffered.   I welcome you to a symposium on religious conflict in Nigeria. the flawed and illegitimate elections are not likely to influence Nigeria's many ethnic and regional fissures. There's a book.

      Journal articles and book chapters. Antia, B.E. (). Multilingual examinations: towards a schema of politicization of language in end of high school examinations in sub-Saharan Africa. Language in ethnicity in Nigeria. In: F.U. Okafor (ed.) New Strategies for Curbing Ethnic & Religious Conflicts in Nigeria. Enugu: Fourth Dimension. Abstract. Nigeria in the last decade has been characterized by crisis of ethnic and religious dimensions. The nature of the Nigerian state seems to be not only responsible for the regrettably deepening ethno-religious crisis that have become endemic, pervasive and unfortunate, but also is increasingly proving incapable of evolving credible and competent strategies that should address this ugly.

      curbing political violence in nigeria This is the book for those who are seeking an understanding of the roots of the religious and political conflict in Northern Nigeria. This book is for those who want to understand the role of ethnic communities in peacemaking. Complementing ethnic commitments, the book also explores the dynamic ways.   1. Highlight and examine the views of the students on ethnic conflicts in Nigeria. 2. To see how far informed they are about ethnic conflicts in Nigeria. 3. To Sensitise the ignorant ones about the dangers of ethnic conflicts. 4. To also air their opinions on how to curb the ongoing rage of ethnic conflicts.


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New strategies for curbing ethnic and religious conflicts in Nigeria Download PDF EPUB FB2

--New measures to ensure an effective separation of state and religion in Nigeria / Patricia Tokumbo Williams (18 p.).

-- Towards social and distributive justice in Nigeria / E.U.M Igbo (21 p.). -- Thinking Nigeria: / Isidore E Eyo (15 p.).

Strategies for Ethnic Conflict Resolution Various strategies have been employed by various governments in Nigeria to curb ethnic conflicts from degenerating into full-flagged violence such as: the establishment of Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) by PresidentFile Size: KB.

Iwaloye, L.B. & Ibeanu, A. () "The Peoples of Nigeria", in F.U. Okafor(ed) New Strategies for Curbing Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria. Enugu:. For instance, the governments in Nigeria employ only two major strategies of conflict management to tackle the problem of ethnic and religious conflicts each time they occur.

The two strategies are the coercive and the judicial methods. Recent Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria. In this article, we take a look at some of the major ethnic and religious (ethno-religious) conflicts in Nigeria, with particular emphasis on the ethno-religious conflicts that occurred after return to civil rule in Aims and objectives.

It is of absolute necessity to note that Nigeria is a country of multi-ethnic groups and built on religious pluralism. This research work mainly aims at determining the solution to religious bigotry which is a mechanism for violence, conflict and crises.

Religious Conflicts and Education in Nigeria: Implications for National Security Ushe Mike Ushe, Ph.D School of Arts and Social Sciences,National Open University of Nigeria,Lagos.

Abstract The persistent religious conflicts and insecurity in Nigeria has given meaningful Nigerians a cause for deep concern in File Size: KB. Kwaja, C.M.A. Strategies for Rebuilding State Capacity to Manage Ethnic and Religious Conflict in Nigeria”.The Journal of Pan Africa Studies,3 (3), Pp Maregere, T.P.

“Religious: A Source of Conflict and a Recourse for Peace. The objective of this study is to examine the resurgence factor of communal and ethno-religious conflicts within the ambience of the Nigeria political architecture. Nigeria has known religious conflict from inception.

Today, religious violence in Nigeria is extrapolated by the Boko Haram insurgency, which aims to impose Sharia law on the entire nation.

This move has been refuted by the Christian community. Hence, the unending religious conflict in Nigeria. Growth Of Ethno Religious Conflict and British: Colonial masters play a vital role in the growth of ethno religious conflicts, these colonial masters brought the Christianity with them and try to penetrate the western values in the system of Nigeria.

And try to produce the ethnic groups by: 1. SinceNigeria has experienced more than ten large scale ethnic or religious riots in its major cities.

These violent clashes have wreaked economic, political, and social havoc; caused an enormous number of deaths and injuries; and posed serious obstacles to Nigeria's sociopolitical development as well as retarded efforts at nation-building.

Another sacrosanct point is noted by Owutu as the cause of religious conflict which Akowonjo described as the indigenship and settlers division This is notable according to these two writers in the plateau ethnic and religious crisis Furthermore Ibrahim noted by Owutu explain that, ‘religion and ethnicity were the major variables that.

Another sacrosanct point is noted by Owutu as the cause of religious conflict which Akowonjo described as the indigeneship and settlers division This is notable according to these two writers in the plateau ethnic and religious crisis Furthermore Ibrahim noted by Owutu explain that, ‘religion and ethnicity were the major variables that Author: Chrisantus Oden.

KEYWORDS: Ethnicity, Religion, Ethno-Religious Conflict, Integration, Good Governance. NTRODUCTION Nigeria presents a complex of individual as well as a conflation and recursive identities of which the ethnic, religious, regional and sub-ethnic (communal) are the most salient and the main bases for violent conflicts in the by: 2.

Sylvanus Udoidem, “Religion in the Political Life of Nigeria: A Survey of Religious-Related Crises in Nigeria Since Independence,” in New Strategies for Curbing Ethnic and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria, ed. Fidelis Okafor (Enugu: Fourth Dimension, ), – Forest, Confronting the Terrorism of Boko Haram in Nigeria.

Cited by: 5. The papers collected in this book serve as a critical part of an overall objective to develop and promote mechanisms for the understanding and resolution of ethnic and religious conflicts in Nigeria.

Both academic and community leaders address various aspects of these conflicts, and Uwazie offers several thoughtful options for their successful Price: $   Modern Nigeria emerged through the merging of two British colonial territories in The amalgamation was an act of colonial convenience.

It occurred mainly because British colonizers desired a contiguous colonial territory stretching from the arid Sahel to the Atlantic Coast, and because Northern Nigeria, one of the merging units, was not paying its way while Southern Nigeria, the other. Let's start by examining the causes of conflict in Nigeria from a religious perspective.

The main reason for this is an intolerance between religious groups. The struggle between religious groups in Nigeria started in the middle of the 20th century.

Before that, tensions between rivalry groups were covered and maintained by the colonial regime. Religious Conflicts. Conflicts due to religion in Nigeria: Nigeria is known to have many conflicts with regards to ethnicities, tribes, and religions.

In the past, violence had sprung from the different tribes fighting against each other due to their differences. Because there is such a large population in Nigeria, and there is such diversity. Religious conflicts in Nigeria By Barry Mason and Chris Talbot 28 February Violent religious clashes broke out in the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria on February 21 and have continued.Violence in Nigeria is the most comprehensive study of religious violence and aggression in Nigeria, notably its causes, consequences, and the options for conflict resolution.

After an analysis of the links between religion and politics, the book elaborates on all the major cases of violence in the s and 90s, including the Maitatsine, Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna, and Katsina riots.

With the return of democracy inNigeria has had a complicated federal system of government with numerous rules and traditions aimed at tamping down religious and sectional conflict.