Old Wine in a New Bottle: Ideological and Operational Linkages Between Maitatsine and Boko Haram Revolts in Nigeria

@article{Aghedo2014OldWI,
  title={Old Wine in a New Bottle: Ideological and Operational Linkages Between Maitatsine and Boko Haram Revolts in Nigeria},
  author={Iro Aghedo},
  journal={African Security},
  year={2014},
  volume={7},
  pages={229 - 250}
}
ABSTRACT In recent years, local and foreign analysts have made tremendous efforts in trying to come to grips with the Boko Haram insurgency that has undermined northern Nigeria in both human and material terms. While some commentators trace the source of violent insecurity in the region to the zero-sum ethnoregional struggle over political power and public goods in the Nigerian federation, especially the alleged opposition to the Goodluck Jonathan presidency, a great number of people blame the… Expand
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