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Militancy and National Security in Nigeria: Issues and Peculiarity of the Niger Delta Militia Uprising

Journal: United International Journal for Research & Technology (Vol.1, No. 12)

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Page : 1-11

Keywords : Militancy; National Security; Niger-Delta; Aggression;

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With militancy, the state of Nigeria national security has been grossly affected, wanton and continuous with dire health, social and economic consequences for the nation especially the militant activities in the oil-rich delta region. The enormity of the problems associated with the militant's activities in the area and the potential for destruction, and social disruption, has triggers the arguments of this study, observing the fundamental issues and peculiarity of the Niger Delta militia uprising. The study relied on content analysis of the secondary data and found that, the continuous security challenges in the Niger Delta region is most often as the result of provocative activities of aggressive youths who felt they were being deprived, marginalized and neglected. The study synopsis the approach to solving the problem so far and therefore recommends departure from the various amorphous program by the federal governments that do good to the pockets of some privileged individuals rather than help the Niger Delta region as a whole.

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