Sowing Peace, Reaping Violence: Understanding the Resurgence of Kidnapping in Post-amnesty Niger Delta, Nigeria

@article{Aghedo2015SowingPR,
  title={Sowing Peace, Reaping Violence: Understanding the Resurgence of Kidnapping in Post-amnesty Niger Delta, Nigeria},
  author={Iro Aghedo},
  journal={Insight on Africa},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={137 - 153}
}
  • Iro Aghedo
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Insight on Africa
Kidnapping for ransom has resurfaced in the oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria where the state has since 2009 launched the most comprehensive and expensive peace-building policy in the nation’s history. Since 2009, about 30,000 fighters had been disarmed and demobilised and their reintegration is ongoing to both local and international acclaim. However, this study reveals that while the amnesty programme and its disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) corollary have… Expand
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