Post Tagged with: "nigeria"

Review – Boko Haram

Review – Boko Haram

This well-informed book explains the colonial legacy that shaped Boko Haram’s historical rise, what divides North and South Nigeria and Boko Haram’s impact on Africa.

Nigeria’s Rebased Economy and Its Role in Regional and Global Politics

Nigeria’s Rebased Economy and Its Role in Regional and Global Politics

Nigeria’s influence is gradually growing due to its rising economy, but its status and role in regional and global politics is not likely to experience rapid growth.

Inoculating against Politics

Inoculating against Politics

Development agencies have started to engage more with the political nature of development. However the nature of politics is that what is ‘right’ is always contestable.

Review – Militancy and Violence in West Africa

Review – Militancy and Violence in West Africa

This tome convincingly shows how we must see violent extremism as a political and social phenomenon whose religious and regional variations are easily misunderstood.

The Responses of the Nigerian Defense and Intelligence Establishments to the Boko Haram Security Challenge

The Responses of the Nigerian Defense and Intelligence Establishments to the Boko Haram Security Challenge

Nigeria is sliding into anarchy on account of the Boko Haram insurgency as the defense and intelligence establishments seem to be losing their grip on the security challenge.

Boko Haram and the Isolation of Northern Nigeria

Boko Haram and the Isolation of Northern Nigeria

The challenges posed by Boko Haram are emblematic of an emerging security paradigm in Africa where local grievances are fused with international ideology, funding, and technology.

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

It is imperative that Congress maintains its careful attention to the rise of Boko Haram and takes all steps in its power to prevent an attack on American interests abroad or the US Homeland.

The Psychological Make-up of Mohammed Yusuf

The Psychological Make-up of Mohammed Yusuf

Although much has been written about the Boko Haram movement and its insurgent activities, there has been little reporting on Ustaz Muhammad Yusuf, the founder and former leader of the group.

Why Nigeria is Not Winning the Anti-Boko Haram War

Why Nigeria is Not Winning the Anti-Boko Haram War

It is only when Nigerians gain a national consensus on how to contain domestic terrorism, and drop ethnic and tribal sentiments, that there can be a meaningful solution to the Boko Haram problem.

Cyber Warfare and Nigeria’s Vulnerability

Cyber Warfare and Nigeria’s Vulnerability

The Sahel has an economic environment that is conducive to cyber crime activities, an exploitable cyber highway, and an area where officials are more focused on political distractors than enforcing regulations.

Boko Haram, Identity and the Limits of Counter-Terrorism

Boko Haram, Identity and the Limits of Counter-Terrorism

Unless policy makers and academics view movements like Boko Haram as the complex phenomenon that they are there is no hope of defeating the recurrent insurgencies in northern Nigeria.

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