AFFRIKA: Journal of Politics, Economics and Society
Published Since: 2012 Publishing Discontinued: The journal is published regularly. The Journal is currently listed in the Sabinet, ProQuest, EBSCO database and accredited by IBSS. Publication Frequency: Bi-annually
There is a huge body of literature on the crisis peace building in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria and yet the region continues to be a topical area of concern not only to the Nigerian state; its peoples and government, but also to scholars and human development agencies globally. This is essentially because the pervasive crisis of underdevelopment which underlies various forms of social and armed conflict in the region remains unresolved. They are constantly assuming new dimensions and trajectories that perpetuate a frightening human security crisis (see UNDP Report, 2006; Sampson, 2008; Okeke-Uzodike and Isike, 2009), which calls for continuous global attention given that conflict can be exported (Ayoob, 1995). The most recent efforts at peace-building in the region by the Nigerian government; the Niger Delta amnesty programme, has also attracted attention as although it is still early days after only a year in............
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