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|Title: ||Terrorism: A Growing Challenge for the Nigeria Nation|
|Authors: ||Edeko, M. O.|
Okoli, Chinwe K.
|Issue Date: ||2013|
|Publisher: ||Journal of Private Law|
|Series/Report no.: ||Vol. 1;No.1; Pp 212-232|
|Abstract: ||Terrorism has become a world wide problem seriously threatening the foundation of world peace, the survival of democracy, human life and the protection of human rights in most nations. ln recent time, the activities of the Boko haram sect in Nigeria has led to the loss of lives, properties, has made governance and statehood fragile and is indeed a threat to the corporate existence of the country. This paper attempts a definition of terrorism , the problem of lack of a single definition that has resulted in the international law choosing various forms of counter measures against certain acts of terrorism under different international conventions .The paper examines causes and effects of terrorism .It also examines the historical development of terrorism ,types of terrorism ,Boko haram activities in Nigeria .The paper identified and analyzed some international, regional and national laws for
combating terrorism in Nigeria. It also examined the institutions for combating terrorism in Nigeria.
Finally, the conclusion and it made recommendations for an integrated network
in the sub region that promotes sub-regional co-operation and co-ordination in the
provision of intelligence, surveillance, safety and security etc.|
|Appears in Collections:||Private Law|
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