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Security and Peace: The Imperatives for National Development in Nigeria Isawa J Elaigwu

Security and Peace: The Imperatives for National Development in Nigeria

Isawa J Elaigwu

Published February 5th 2014
ISBN : 9781909112285
Hardcover
196 pages
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This book deals with challenges of security in Nigeria, including the relationship between security and peace as imperatives for national development. It also analyses the various sources of insecurity in Nigeria and the challenges they pose toMoreThis book deals with challenges of security in Nigeria, including the relationship between security and peace as imperatives for national development. It also analyses the various sources of insecurity in Nigeria and the challenges they pose to democratic governance. The book is a minefield of data on incidences and patterns of violent conflicts in Nigeria since May 29, 1999, which scholars and other readers are likely to find useful. __________________ J. Isawa Elaigwu, Ph.D (Stanford) is a Professor Emeritus of Political Science at University of Jos, Nigeria. He has served as a consultant to many national and international agencies. A widely traveled academic, his works have been published within and outside Nigeria. Among his books are - Gowon: A Scholarly Biography of Soldier-Statesman- The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria- Nigeria: Yesterday and Today for Tomorrow- Fiscal Federalism in Nigeria: Facing the Challenges of the Future- and Topical Issues in Nigerias Political Development. He is the editor of the bi-annual African Journal of Federal Studies and President of the Institute of Governance and Social Research (IGSR), Jos, Nigeria, and the lead facilitator of the Peace in Jos Project.