Internal Security Management in Nigeria

Perspectives, Challenges and Lessons

  • Oshita O. Oshita
  • Ikenna Mike Alumona
  • Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Ikenna Mike Alumona, Oshita O. Oshita, Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha
    Pages 1-18
  3. Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
  4. Threats to Internal Security in Nigeria

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Francis Chigozie Chilaka, Ikechukwu Idika
      Pages 85-97
    3. Al Chukuma Okoli, Onyekachi Ernest Nnabuihe
      Pages 123-138
    4. Ernest Toochi Aniche
      Pages 139-164
    5. Cornelius Chiedozie Ozeh, Chukwuemeka Chibuzo Ohajionu
      Pages 165-180
    6. Ikenna Mike Alumona, Kingsley Maduka Onwuanabile
      Pages 181-213
    7. James Olabisi Ayodele
      Pages 215-231
    8. Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha, James Okolie-Osemene
      Pages 233-258
    9. Willie Eselebor
      Pages 281-306
  5. Formal and Informal Agencies and the Management of Internal Security in Nigeria

  6. Challenges of Internal Security Management in Nigeria

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 547-547
    2. Aituaje Irene Pogoson, Moses Ugbobi Saleh
      Pages 633-647
    3. Moses M. Duruji, Faith O. Olanrewaju, Favour U. Duruji-Moses
      Pages 649-665
    4. Oshita O. Oshita, Ikenna Mike Alumona, Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha
      Pages 667-673

About this book


This book explores the disturbing dimensions of the problem of insecurity in Nigeria, such as herdsmen violence, the Boko Haram insurgency, cybercrime, militancy in the Niger Delta, communal conflict and violence, as well as police corruption. It offers a comprehensive discussion of the theoretical foundations of internal security, the threats to internal security, the role of formal and informal agencies in internal security management and the challenges of internal security management.


Nigeria Internal Security State and Non-state Actors Security Agencies Violence Security Architecture

Editors and affiliations

  • Oshita O. Oshita
    • 1
  • Ikenna Mike Alumona
    • 2
  • Freedom Chukwudi Onuoha
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute for Peace and Conflict ResolutionAbujaNigeria
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceChukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu UniversityIgbariamNigeria
  3. 3.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of Nigeria, NsukkaNsukkaNigeria

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