A Historical Survey of Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria

Ray Ikechukwu Jacob


This article focused on the historical survey of ethnic conflict in the Nigerian society and its scope is vast in a way that it stresses the country’s ethnic conflicts beginning from the Pre-colonialism state down the post-colonialism. The main objective of this article is to explore deeper analyses on politics, ethnic conflict and its causes in the multi-cultural society like that of the giant of Africa and the consequences therefore. The approach used in this study is consistent with the general research question on the educational meaning of politics in comparison to the modern politics as experiencing among the political leaders and parties; in responding to the question, a data from a published author is quoted as sample report in answer to the situation in the country. Finally, the article also elaborates on how to manage ethnic conflict amidst of differences and plural society like in the case of the said nation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5539/ass.v8n4p13

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