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Political conflict, prevention and management: A Nigerian experience


Saidu, Alhaji Adamu and Maidawa, Bashir Ahmed (2014) Political conflict, prevention and management: A Nigerian experience. In: UUM International Conference on Governance 2014 (ICG), 29th - 30th November 2014, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach, Pulau Pinang.

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Abstract

The early economists and political punter foresaw a more promising future for Nigeria as an emerging black power but the country has now experienced its ownparcel of political upheavals due to largely lack of tolerance, compromise, good judgment and willingness to stand by the rule of law and fair play in governance, leading to political instability engulfing the nation since independence to present contemporary day.Political conflict currently radiates in almost every part of the country.This article delineates the elements that contributed to the political disputes in Nigeria and the methods use in the management and prevention of conflicts.The study conducted through established documents in current Studies that have dominated discussions on Nigerian politics and challenging crisis now experienced within the country.The paper concludes with some recommendation that proffer solutions to these problems.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN No:978-983-2078-95-1 Organized by: Institute for Governance and Innovation Studies, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. In Collaboration with: Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Politik,Universitas Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Political Conflict Management Prevention
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2014 09:15
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2014 09:15
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12939

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