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Articles : From Alms to Arms: The Almajiri Phenomenon and Internal Security in Northern Nigeria

@inproceedings{Aghedo2013ArticlesF,
  title={Articles : From Alms to Arms: The Almajiri Phenomenon and Internal Security in Northern Nigeria},
  author={Iro Aghedo and S. Eke},
  year={2013}
}
State and multinational efforts aimed at containing jihadist terrorism in northern Nigeria have only yielded modest results despite the repressive nature of these efforts. The ranks of the foot soldiers of Boko Haram and Ansaru fundamentalist Islamic sects continue to swell even in the face of the ferocious onslaught on their membership by state troops. In contrast to mainstream analyses that highlight the salience of radical Islamism in coming to terms with insurgent proliferation, this… Expand
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