Amnesty as a Panacea for the Resolution of Resource Control Conflicts in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region

International Journal of Business Administration and Management Research

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Title Amnesty as a Panacea for the Resolution of Resource Control Conflicts in Nigeria’s Niger Delta Region
 
Creator Olufemi, Fatile Jacob
 
Description The objective of this paper is to determine the extentto which the implementation of the amnesty programme in theNigeria’s Niger Delta region has reduced the incidence ofmilitancy insurrection and conflicts in the area. The paperadopted qualitative approach and relies on secondary data,using the combination of analytical and descriptive method toassess the effects of amnesty programme in the resolution ofresource control conflicts in Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Thepaper observes that in spite of the implementation of theAmnesty programme by various civilian administrations since2008, recent reports demonstrate that militancy and theattendant consequences are still being experienced in the region.The paper submits that unless the factors causing violentconflicts in the region such as marginalisation, environmentaldegradation, inequitable distribution of oil revenues andunderdevelopment are addressed; the present peace in theregion may not subsist for long. It recommends measures forsuccessful implementation of amnesty in order to achieverelative peace in the region in particular and Nigeria as a whole.
 
Publisher Research Plus Journals
 
Date 2016-09-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJBAMR/article/view/128
 
Source International Journal of Business Administration and Management Research; Vol 2 No 3 (2016): International Journal of Business Administration and Management Research; 1-7
2412-4346
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJBAMR/article/view/128/234
http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJBAMR/article/view/128/235
 

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