The failure of nigerian authorities to investigate the attacks or bring those responsible to justice is likely to exacerbate the cycle of violence in the conflict-prone north central region. The six geopolitical zones of nigeria is a major division in modern nigeria, created during the regime of president general sani abachanigerian economic, political and educational resources are often shared across the zones. Jos, some 300 miles north of nigeria's largest city, lagos, sits smack-dab in the center of nigeria's tumultuous middle belt, a so-called cultural fault line that divides the country's muslim north from the christian south. Socio-economic conflict variables among arable crop farmers in north central nigeria r solagberu adisa and oluwasegun a adekunle.
The north-central region of nigeria, which has witnessed the worst occurrences of pastoralist/farmer violence as a result of livelihood struggles what is the nature and dynamics of this conflict. Benue state is located in the center of nigeria between the nomads of the north and farmers of the south in these parts, there is regular conflict between for the right of use of the land and water resources. Armed violence the north central region has some of the highest levels of violence involving armed communal groups communal militias have been involved in over 40% of incidents of political violence in the north central region and over 73% of conflict-related fatalities113 this can be contrasted with national averages in which communal militias were involved in just 17% of all violent events.
Academiaedu is a platform for academics to share research papers. North central nigeria is the theatre of the tiv/jukun conflict 3 objectives the objectives of the paper are to explore the factors responsible for the tiv/jukun conflict and examine the effect of the conflict on development as well as make recommendations to forestall future occurrence. Perceptions and conflict experiences of arable crop farmers and cattle herdsmen in north-central nigeria the specific objectives of the study are to: 1 analyze the perceived causes of conflict among the participants - farmers and herdsmen 2 examine the conflict experiences of participants 3.
The north-central geopolitical zone of nigeria has experienced an overwhelming number of intra- and interethnic violent conflicts since the 1990s. Also, the purported rigging of election in jos north by the state government, led by jonah jang, precipitated the december 2008 upheaval in the state, where violent conflict is now protracted. The state, identity mobilization and conflict: a study of intra ethnic conflict in ebira land, north central - nigeria african journal of political science and international relations vol 3 iss 5 (2009.
Northern nigeria was an autonomous division within nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security structures. At the end of 2015, 39 million people in north-east nigeria out of a total of 52 million across the lake chad basin were in urgent need of food assistance in april 2016, the borno state governor kashim shettima and un regional humanitarian coordinator toby lanzer visited bama. Although most muslims in nigeria's north follow orthodox sunni islam and the maliki school of shari'a jurisprudence, shiite islam, in its iranian variant, has attracted some adepts.
Natural resource conflict in north-central nigeria: introductory table of contents-viii ramsar the name of a place in iran where the wetlands convention. Causes of nigeria unrest and conflict situation proceedings of theires 3rd international conference, dubai, north-central and central nigeria [2,13,14] the cost. A strategic conflict assessment of nigeria (ipcr,2003) with particular reference to the north- central zone concluded that conflicts in the north-central focus largely around ethnic plurality, access to political and traditional positions of authority, land ownership and the clash of.