9780737757507

Nigeria

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  • ISBN13:

    9780737757507

  • ISBN10:

    0737757507

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-03-09
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Pr

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?p. 11
Introductionp. 14
Is Nigeria's Leadership Effective?
Chapter Prefacep. 19
Nigerian Elections Are Pushing the Country to the Brink of Disasterp. 21
Nigerian Elections Will Not Push the Country into Chaos: THISDAYp. 32
Elections Are a Chance to Finally Get Things Right in Nigeriap. 38
There Is Little Hope That Elections Will Facilitate Real Change in Nigeriap. 44
Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographyp. 48
How Should Nigeria Address Violent Conflicts?
Chapter Prefacep. 50
Nigeria Should Be Among the Countries That Intervene in the Ivory Coast Conflictp. 53
Nigeria Should Not Intervene in the Ivory Coast Conflictp. 59
There Is Sectarian Violence in Nigeriap. 66
The Conflict in Central Nigeria Is Economic, Not Sectarianp. 72
Nigeria Should Be Divided Along Sectarian Linesp. 76
National Integration Should Be a Top Priority in Nigeriap. 82
The Niger Delta Conflict Requires Strong Leadership from Nigerian Leaders and the International Communityp. 87
Oil Companies Must Provide Local Citizens More Control over the Oil Resources in the Niger Deltap. 96
Oil Companies Should Be Expelled from the Niger Deltap. 108
Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographyp. 113
How Serious Is the Corruption Problem in Nigeria?
Chapter Prefacep. 115
There Is an Endemic Corruption Problem in Nigeriap. 118
Corruption Is Not the Main Problem in Nigeriap. 124
Nigeria Must Have Fair and Transparent Electionsp. 130
Nigerians Must Demand More Accountability from Their Officialsp. 135
Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographyp. 141
What Challenges Does Nigeria Face?
Chapter Prefacep. 143
Nigeria Must Fulfill Its Commitment to Protect Women's Rightsp. 146
Nigeria Must Improve Its Schoolsp. 158
The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act Is a Violation of Human Rightsp. 166
The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act Strengthens Traditional Marriagep. 172
Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliographyp. 177
For Further Discussionp. 178
Organizations to Contactp. 180
Bibliography of Booksp. 186
Indexp. 189
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