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Internal Security Management in Nigeria

Perspectives, Challenges and Lessons

Editors: Oshita, Oshita, Alumona, Ikenna Mike, Onuoha, Freedom C. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a detailed and critical analysis of the contemporary internal security challenges facing the Nigeria state 
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  • Offers theoretical explanations that are necessary for appreciating the dynamics of the manifestation of insecurity in Nigeria
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  • Provides comprehensive analysis for understanding the issue of internal security in Nigeria
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About this book

This book explores the disturbing dimensions of the problem of insecurity in Nigeria, such as herdsmen violence, the Boko Haram insurgency, cybercrime, militancy in the Niger Delta, communal conflict and violence, as well as police corruption. It offers a comprehensive discussion of the theoretical foundations of internal security, the threats to internal security, the role of formal and informal agencies in internal security management and the challenges of internal security management.

About the authors

Oshita Osang Oshita is a Professor of Peace and Development Studies and former Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, Nigeria.

Ikenna Mike Alumona is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Acting Head of Department at Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Anambra State, Nigeria.

Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and the Coordinator of the Security, Violence and Conflict (SVC) Research Group at the University.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

Table of contents (30 chapters)
  • Introduction: Understanding the Crisis of Internal Security Management in Nigeria

    Pages 1-18

    Alumona, Ikenna Mike (et al.)

  • An Overview of Theoretical and Practical Issues in Internal Security Management in Nigeria

    Pages 21-47

    Oshita, Oshita O. (et al.)

  • The State and Internal Security Management in Nigeria

    Pages 49-68

    Alumona, Ikenna Mike

  • A Historical Perspective of Nigeria’s Internal Security Since 1999

    Pages 69-82

    Okolie-Osemene, Rosemary I.

  • The Phenomenon of Boko Haram in Northern Nigeria

    Pages 85-97

    Chilaka, Francis Chigozie (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8215-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8214-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Internal Security Management in Nigeria
Book Subtitle
Perspectives, Challenges and Lessons
Editors
  • Oshita Oshita
  • Ikenna Mike Alumona
  • Freedom C. Onuoha
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-8215-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-8215-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-8214-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 673
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations
Topics