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Civil society and ethnic conflict management in Nigeria

Civil society and ethnic conflict management in Nigeria

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Published by Spectrum Books in association with Safari Books in Ibadan .
Written in English

  • Conflict management -- Nigeria.,
  • Ethnic conflict -- Nigeria.,
  • Civil society -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[edited by] Thomas A. Imobighe.
    ContributionsImobighe, Thomas A., African Strategic and Peace Research Group.
    LC ClassificationsHN831.Z9 C625 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 329 p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22614430M
    ISBN 109780294848

    Section 2. Democracy, good governance, civil society and the security sector. Promoting democracy, social transformation and sustainable development in security and conflict management / O.O. Ajoku -- The security sector and political participation in democratic Nigeria / Benjamin Adeniran Aluko -- Governance and violent conflicts in Nigeria.   Towards ethnic conflict management in nigeria 1. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences N (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol 2, No.7, Towards Ethnic Conflict Management in Nigeria: Ethnic The Adoption of a Multi party Democracy.

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Organising civil society for ethnic conflict management in Nigeria / Ibrahim James ; Civil society and ethnic conflict management: lessons from other African states / Gane Bang Zamtato ; Towards civil society/government partnership in ethnic conflict management: integrating the traditional democratic analytical model into existing conflict.

The book is organised into three parts. The first analyses basic concepts at play, such as ethnicity and ethnic conflict, specifically in the Nigerian context, and against the background of the position of civil society and development in the country.

The second part comprises six case studies spread across Nigeria's six geo-political regions. (See particularly chap "Organising Civil Society for Ethnic Conflict Management in Nigeria," by Ibrahim James.) Some are in the government sector, a few in the private sector (which, given the nature of their involvement, are often closely linked with the government sector), but the bulk are in the community/voluntary/NGO sector.

Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, and Democracy in Nigeria (Syracuse Studies on Peace and Conflict Resolution) [Kew, Darren] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, and Democracy in Nigeria (Syracuse Studies on Peace Civil society and ethnic conflict management in Nigeria book Conflict Resolution)Cited by: 2.

The post-colonial era witnessed further manipulation and disintegration of ethnic identities and groups, thus making the state central to the dynamics of ethnicity in Africa. The studies book explain how the positive and negative aspects are transformed in the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial histories of African states and groups.

PROECT TOPIC: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA: THE ROLE OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN AFRICA: THE ROLE OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE The Concept of Conflict and Conflict Management CHAPTER TWO The Phenomenon of Conflict in Africa CHAPTER THREE.

Further, internally democratic groups are better able to resolve ethnic Civil society and ethnic conflict management in Nigeria book and ethnic-based tensions than their undemocratically structured peers. This book is a deeply comprehensive account of Nigerian civil society groups in the late twentieth and early twenty-first by: 2.

Constitutions and Conflict Management in Africa: Preventing Civil War Through Institutional Design (National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century) [Kuperman, Alan J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Constitutions and Conflict Management in Africa: Preventing Civil War Through Institutional Design (National and Ethnic Conflict in the 21st Century)5/5(1).

Civil Society, Conflict Resolution, and Democracy in Nigeria Book Description: African nations have watched the recent civic dramas of the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street asking if they too will see similar civil society actions in their own countries.

Causes of ethnic conflict in Nigeria are many but we will focus on primary ones that government should deal with to stop the menace at once. You can trace causes of ethnic conflict to amalgamation, religious differences, inequality, lack of transparent governance, long military incursion in government and lack of vision or Nigerian dream, to mention but a : Victor Usifo.

Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria: A Need for True Federalism peaceful and prosperous in Nigeria. peace consolidation and the civil management of inter-group conflicts. The Berghof Handbook is. This paper has pointed out the importance of civil society in ethnic conflict management. The vibrancy of civil society in South Africa contributed to its peaceful democratic transition.

In Nigeria, most of the civil society has been crushed. World Politics 53 (April ), –98 ETHNIC CONFLICT AND CIVIL SOCIETY India and Beyond By ASHUTOSH VARSHNEY* MUCH scholarly work has been. This article focused on the historical survey of ethnic conflict in the Nigerian society and its scope is vast in a way that it stresses the country's ethnic conflicts beginning from the Pre.

4. Ethnic conflict in Nigeria: What is to be done. When trying to offer practical solutions for the resolution and/or management of ethnic conflict, it has to be borne in mind that one is almost always faced with a multi-faceted issue containing numerous complexities the case of.

Nigeria has not been without its fair share of conflict. In fact, no decade of post-Independent Nigeria has been conflict free. With several coups, general strikes and a civil war, Nigerians have had to experience some of the most sordid tragedies arising from difference of opinions and distrust.

Here are five causes of conflict in Nigeria: 1. Nigeria—Africa’s most populous nation—has long enjoyed one of the continent’s most vibrant civil society spheres, which has been instrumental in political change.

Initially viewed as contributing to democracy’s development, however, civil society groups have come under increased scrutiny by. The various civil society organisations explored tools, from traditional religion, Christian religion and modern conflict resolution mechanism to intervene in the conflicts.

This paper examined the roles of these organisations in conflict intervention in words: Civil society organisations, conflict, intervention, Nigerian experience Author: Oseremen Felix Irene, Samuel Majekodunmi.

THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN PEACEBUILDING: LESSONS FROM THE TEGLA LORUPE PEACE FOUNDATION Harriet JepchumbaKidombo (PhD) Civil society is one of the pillars of democracy and acts as a watchdog Conflict prevention, conflict management, conflict resolution and transformation, and post-conflict reconciliation are all part of peace.

Resolving Ethno-Religious Conflict in Nigeria. Until now, the analysis made in this paper has been guided by the medico-diagnostic method of inquiry, an analytical approach that seeks to avoid one of the commonly committed fallacies of the century - jumping to a conclusion or making a hasty decision.

There are six Geopolitical zones in Nigeria and about ethnic groups with over languages. However, the Constitution of Nigeria as amended in permits freedom of assembly, associations and civil societies irrespective of the geopolitical zones, ethnic groups and languages.

Civil societies plays a key role in the nation's development and growth. the world encounter with ethnic conflict during decades. But incidence of ethnic violence was different in varying country.

In developing country incidence were low and in the developing sever. Developing country management ethnic conflict by participation and justice policy that the equality is the best way for resolve this Size: KB.

Despite some efforts by the government, corporate bodies, civil society, national universities commission etc to reduce situations of conflict in Nigeria, peace is still elusive to her and consequently to sustainable development. This paper thus aims at an in-dept description of NGOs, conflict and peace building andFile Size: KB.

An ethnic conflict is a conflict between two or more contending ethnic groups. While the source of the conflict may be political, social, economic or religious, the individuals in conflict must expressly fight for their ethnic group's position within society.

This final criterion differentiates ethnic. ETHNIC CONFLICT AND CIVIL SOCIETY India and Beyond By ASHUTOSH VARSHNEY* MUCH scholarly work has been done on the topics of civil society and ethnic conflict, but no systematic attempt has yet been made to connect the two.1 The conclusions of my recent, India-based proj.

Ethnic and religious crises in Nigeria. R.T. Adegboye, C.N. Ubah and B. Dogo eds. Crisis and conflict management in Nigeria since Vol. Kaduna, Nigerian Defense Academy. – Osaghae, Eghosa E.

and Rotimi T. Suberu A history of identities, violence, and stability in Nigeria. The role of civil society in conflict. The National Question in Nigeria is probably one of the most complicated in the world - with over languages spoken, three main ethnic groups, none of which constitutes a majority of the population, and the religious divide between Christians in the south and Muslims in the north.

Over the past few years thousands of people have been killed in ethnic clashes. Unless the working class can.

However, the utility of joking relationships among ethnic groups in Nigeria is an issue that has been under studied. What is more, the advent of modernization has created a huge shift in the discourse on conflict management and peacebuilding in Nigeria, so that most individuals and communities have jettisoned these endogenous : Chris Kwaja.


For instance, In Nigeria, the process of annulling the J presidential. Example of how the conflict presents itself. Who has been effected and how. At a global scale, the conflict presents itself in a way where there is a large economic impact.

Nigeria is an oil rich country, but nearly two-thirds of the population lives in poverty and makes less. It approaches human rights from a conflict-management perspective and argues that there are interests and demands of a group nature which individual rights cannot satisfy and that, in fact, the observance of group rights is often a necessary condition for the enjoyment of individual by: Ethnic conflict arises if ethnic groups compete for the same goal—notably power, access to resources, or territory.

The interests of a society’s elite class play an important role in mobilizing ethnic groups to engage in ethnic conflicts. Ethnic conflict is thus similar to other political interest conflicts.

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) comprising more than 70 civic groups is a broad platform of CSOs that serves as a melting pot of ideas, analyzing issues and proposing changes and reforms in response to key developments and gaps in the governance process in Nigeria.

4 Indeed, such conflict may be inherent in all pluralistic political systems, authoritarian or democratic.

Compared with authoritarian systems, a democratic polity is simply more likely to witness an open expression of such conflicts.

Authoritarian polities may lock disaffected ethnic groups into long periods of political silence, giving the appearance of a well-governed society, but a Cited by: This chapter briefly reviews the development of Nigerian civil society.

It demonstrates how its relationship to the state has been central in determining civil society’s structure and overall orientation toward its role in politics.

The chapter discerns four “generations” of Nigerian civil society groups, each with its own distinctive character and approach to the : Darren Kew, Chris Kwaja.

The combination of ethnic and religious conflict referred to in this paper is branded as ethno-religious conflict. It is a situation where the relationship between the members of a particular ethnic group and another ethnic group in a multi-religious and multi-ethnic society is characterised by fear and suspicion leading to violence (Salawu, ).

Trends and Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria Ethnic conflicts could take different forms and its manifestation could arise from different dimensions in the Nigeria society. It could manifest in the area of religion, economy, education, military, politics, and among Size: KB.

With a population of about million and some distinct ethnic groups, Nigeria is undoubtedly a plural society. Three principal ethnic groups dominate the national scene: the lgbo in the southeast, Yoruba in the south-west, and Hausa/Fulani in the North. Impact of ethnic conflict, civil war, and military rule in Nigeria.

Impact of ethnic conflict, civil war, and military rule in Nigeria. civil war, and military rule in Nigeria Amara Kamal. Rural Ethnicity in Present Day Nigeria. Today in Nigeria, rural ethnicity has grown pitting ethnic communities in the rural areas against one another in their struggle for ethnic entitlements.

The Jukun-Tiv, Hausa-Kataf, Kuteb-Jukun, Ogoni-Adoni, Hausa-Mambilla, and conflicts are definite examples. Ethnic Conflicts in Warri. Ethnic conflicts in. Abuja administration African Anambra areas Awka Bauchi causes chapter Christian civil society colonial communal conflict concept conflict management conflict resolution conflict situations conflicts and crises conflicts in Nigeria constitutional crises and conflicts Dariye democracy democratic dominant economic emergency rule ethnic and.Civil society is sometimes referred to as the civil sector, a term that is used to differentiate it from other sectors that comprise a functioning society.

For example, the United States is made.Book Description. This volume deftly undertakes both a theoretical deconstruction of the concept of civil society (and related themes, including civility) and an empirical analysis of the radicalization process in Southern Nigeria.