Violent Conflicts and Challenges of Peace Building in Contemporary Nigeria

Abstract

The period we are in Nigeria is a unique time in history as a nation. The country has in recent times, witnessed an unprecedented magnitude of violence that has shaken the unity of Nigeria. The study therefore examined the challenges   to peace building in Nigeria. . The study had adopted descriptive perspective in its analysis of the secondary data obtained for the study. The data obtained indicated that violent conflict from the ramous region and tribes of Nigeria is rooted in the conflict diversity of the citizens and bad governance structure. The study concluded that gives the present political and economic structure, the prospects of achieving peace are less probable, unless, the government of Nigeria would generate political will  to address huge human capital  development afflict, invest In infrastructure, and re-engineer political consensus on socio-economic and  political development in the country.

Keywords: Challenges, Nigeria, Peace – Building, Violent, conflicts.


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