AFRICAN TRADITIONAL CONFLICT RESOLUTION AS ALTERNATIVE STRATEGY IN THE RESOLUTION OF NORTH-EAST, NIGERIA BOKO- HARAM INSURGENCE

Abideen Muhammed Abeeb

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The inability of Nigerian government to resolve its lingering violent conflicts especially the Boko Haram insurgence and terrorist conflict in the North-Eastern part of the country which has over the year led to the killing of thousands, displacement of millions and the destruction of property worth billions of naira calls for more concerted effort, The Nigerian government has employed different strategies in an attempt at resolving the conflicts all to no avail. This paper review the different strategies in an attempt at identifying the loopholes and to seek alternative African traditional conflict resolution strategy owning to its core tenets which is “Truth and participatory.” Content analysis was the method employed in the collection of data. It is hoped that a thorough understanding of the loopholes and putting forward alternative strategies, A lasting solutions to the lingering problems threatening the corporate existence of the country might be achieve.


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Nigerian Government, Lingering Violence, Boko-Haram,North Eastern Part and kILLINGS

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