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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.

Corporate Social Responsibility/Human Rights Considerations Among MNCs in Nigeria

Corporate Social Responsibility/Human Rights Considerations Among MNCs in Nigeria

Corporate social responsibility strategies lack credibility and are viewed with suspicion because of lack of transparency. By taking a proactive approach, the multinational corporations can demonstrate a genuine commitment to CSR.

Resource Control in the Niger Delta: Conceptual Issues and Legal Realities

Resource Control in the Niger Delta: Conceptual Issues and Legal Realities

Resource control in the Niger Delta must be reconceptualised to recognize and give priority to its ‘local’ variant for the benefit of ordinary citizens while providing the basis to promote peaceful resolution of ‘resource control’ issues.

MEND: The Nature of an Insurgency

MEND: The Nature of an Insurgency

The rebellion in the Niger Delta is an attempt to address social injustice (a strategy) as well as a mode of production and a way of make a living (a tactic).

The Threat of Boko Haram and the Continuing Crisis in Nigeria

The Threat of Boko Haram and the Continuing Crisis in Nigeria

The twin events of the Boko Haram bombings and the Petrol Protest have put the presidency of Goodluck Jonathan on notice: the government needs to address the systemic problems that inhibit progress in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram: the Anatomy of a Crisis

Nigeria’s Boko Haram: the Anatomy of a Crisis

Nigerians will doubtless find ways to overcome this crisis, but the solution may not lie in counter-violence. It will take remarkable acts of statesmanship to achieve an honourable peace with Boko Haram – it was achieved in 1970 after Nigeria’s bloody civil (‘Biafran’) war. It can be done again.

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