Armed-conflict, north central nigeria, depression, heads of households, dependants 1 introduction since the 1914 amalgamation of the northern and southern regions by the british colonial government, nigeria has faced a variety of ethnic, religious and political crises (crowther, 1968. Abstractthe resource debate is easily discerned as part of the ongoing history of farmer–herdsman conflict in the north central region of nigeria scarcity theorists are adept at linking scarcity with the onset of livelihood conflict while on the other hand resource abundance pundits insist it is profusion and not scarcity that impels conflict. The recent fracturing of the main rebel alliance in the north, of nigeria , niger, cameroon by multiple conflicts grievances with the central government and cycles of ethnic violence fuel. Northern nigeria: background to conflict table of contents europe & central asia view program likewise drives conflict as elsewhere in nigeria, the north suffers from a potent mix of economic malaise and contentious, community-based distribution of public resources.
Conflict resolution in nigeria: the role of academic library abstract reference full-text pdf timely alert to potential conflicts is central to an early warning system which in order to be meaningful, must be complemented by early political action  3 from the southwest and 4 from the north table 1 shows the availability of. Adisa and adekunle (2010) in a quantitative study examined farmers-herdsmen conflict and its socio-economic implications in north central nigeria random sampling was used to select 300 farmers. This report focuses on conflict in north east, north central, and south south nigeria each of these three geopolitical zones has a unique history and context of conflict this report seeks to explain the prevalence of conflict and violence, and how these.
Aids research and treatment is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies focused on all aspects of hiv and aids, from the molecular basis of disease to translational and clinical research. The north central region has been prone to violent conflicts since return of democracy in 1999 due to scarce resources coupled with desertification and climate change. Vanguard news a nigerian newspaper and online version of the vanguard, a daily publication in nigeria covering nigeria news, niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports. 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. The nasarawa state government has confirmed the re-emergence of lassa fever disease in the state in north-central nigeria the state’s commissioner for health, dr daniel iya, confirmed the.
Nigeria cross-sectoral conflict assessment disclaimer in early 2014, usaid/nigeria invited the office of conflict management and mitigation (cmm) to conduct a sokoto in the north west benue and plateau in the northcentral and delta and rivers in the niger del. National resources conflict in north-central nigeria: a handbook and case studies cambridge, mallam dendo ltd crocker, a chester, fen o hampson and pamela aall 2011. The study was carried out at general hospital minna, north central nigeria minna, the capital of niger state, nigeria, is located within longitude 6°33′e and latitude 9°37′n, covering a land area of 88 km 2 with a population of 12 million. Natural resource conflicts in north-central nigeria uploaded by roger blench download with google download with facebook or download with email natural resource conflicts in north-central nigeria download natural resource conflicts in north-central nigeria uploaded by. The north-central geopolitical zone of nigeria has experienced an overwhelming number of intra- and interethnic violent conflicts since the 1990s.
The state, identity mobilization and conflict: a study of intra ethnic conflict in ebira land, north central -nigeria marietu o tenuche department of politic science, kogi state university, anyigba, kogi state e-mail: [email protected] accepted 29 may, 2009. North central region your local guide to the north central region of nigeria north central nigeria (also known as the middle-belt region) consists of the seven states situated geographically spanning from the west, around the confluence of the river niger and the river benue. Why nigeria's north south distinction is important by amb john campbell local conflict tends to be based on ethnic differences and competition for access to resources, especially in the oil. Seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in northern plateau state, north central nigeria conflict of interest statement and 96% in northern plateau of north central nigeria [28.
Department of urban and regional planning, benue state university, makurdi, nigeria correspondence to: fanan ujoh, department of urban and regional planning, benue state university, makurdi, nigeria the complex issues of population-resources pressure vis-à-vis communal conflicts in tivland is the. Recharging lake chad key to ending the conflict between nigeria’s farmers and herders attempts by nigerian authorities to establish grazing areas in the north-central and in southern states have been opposed by the locals, and new laws banning open grazing in some states in the middle belt have made matters worse, as the efforts of the. Women cook in pots heated up with firewood at an internally displaced persons (idp) camp at dikwa in borno state, north-eastern nigeria, on february 2, 2016. Groups in nigeria and are the largest in the north-central geopolitical zone of nigeria, which comprises the states of benue, kogi, kwara, nasarawa, niger, plateau, taraba and federal capital territory.