Winning the War, Losing the Peace: Amnesty and the Challenges of Post-Conflict Peace-Building in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

@article{Aghedo2013WinningTW,
  title={Winning the War, Losing the Peace: Amnesty and the Challenges of Post-Conflict Peace-Building in the Niger Delta, Nigeria},
  author={Iro Aghedo},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={267 - 280}
}
  • Iro Aghedo
  • Published 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Asian and African Studies
The amnesty granted to the Niger Delta militants by the Nigerian state has stopped active and sustained physical combat in the oil-rich but volatile region. Yet, peace remains elusive in the area. This article, which relies essentially on secondary sources of data, examines this ‘no war, no peace’ situation by mapping the challenges confronting the amnesty programme and its corollary disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) programmes. It is argued that, until the incentives for… Expand
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