Post Tagged with: "nigeria"

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.

The Costs of Boko Haram Attacks on Critical Telecommunication Infrastructure in Nigeria

The Costs of Boko Haram Attacks on Critical Telecommunication Infrastructure in Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on telecommunication infrastructure demonstrate that emerging jihadist groups tend to copy tactics or strategies adopted by other terrorist groups in achieving their strategic objectives.

Edited Collection – Boko Haram: The Anatomy of a Crisis

Edited Collection – Boko Haram: The Anatomy of a Crisis

Many issues about Boko Haram remain unclear. This compendium of articles, by selected experts, is essential reading for those interested in the the sect and its importance.

Sacrilege of the Sacred: Boko Haram and the Politics of Unreason

Sacrilege of the Sacred: Boko Haram and the Politics of Unreason

The terrorism of Boko Haram should be considered a movement of restoration since their demand continues to be the enforcement of sharia in the spirit of Usman Dan Fodio.

Review – Nigeria at Fifty

Review – Nigeria at Fifty

In analysing the fifty years since Nigeria’s independence, this collection of essays argues for reform that delegitimises the elite rent seekers in the state while concurrently empowering the impoverished populace.

The Inconsistency of the Flood Narrative in Nigeria

The Inconsistency of the Flood Narrative in Nigeria

In 2012 Nigeria experienced some of the worst floods in living memory, yet efforts to address the problem have been limited by the dominance of a reactionary, rather than a proactive, narrative.

What Do We Really Know About Boko Haram?

What Do We Really Know About Boko Haram?

If the US gets involved in fighting Boko Haram, it could galvanise the support of anti-US movements. However, there are several conflicting narratives on Boko Haram. What is known about the sect is speculative, which highlights a need for empirical research.

Regional Voluntarism: The Sustainability of Nigerian Afrocentrism

Regional Voluntarism: The Sustainability of Nigerian Afrocentrism

Sustainable commitments to African security and development from Nigeria as well as achievement of its national interest are not incompatible.

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