academic articles

This section contains a list of academic articles related to the sectarian conflict in Nigeria.


Soldiers of God or Allah: Religious Politicization and the Boko Haram Crisis in Nigeria

Benjamin Maiangwa


Nomadic Fulani Herdsmen Turn Terrorists? Exploring the Situation and the Security Implications For Nigeria

M.O.M. Akpor-Robaro, PhD & F.O. Lanre-Babalola, PhD



Published in Journal of Terrorism Research, Vol. 5, Issue 1 (February 2014) Link



Published in IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science(IOSR-JHSS),Vol. 23, Issue 7, Ver. 4 (July 2018) PP 47-57. Link

 In Search of Salutary Responses to the Existential Threats Against Middle Belt Autochthonous Communities in Nigeria

Zuwaqhu K. A. Bonat, PhD


Bonat Columbia Lecture 2018
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No retreat, no surrender, conflict for survival between Fulani pastoralists and farmers in northern Nigeria

Isah Mohammed Abbass, PhD


Published in European Scientific Journal, Vol. 8, No. 1. Link

Conflicts between Fulani Herders and Farmers in Central and Southern Nigeria: Discourse on Proposed Establishment of Grazing Routes and Reserves

Okechukwu Edward Okeke, PhD


Published in Afrrev Ijah, Vol.3 (1), January 2014. Link

1804 Usman Dan Fodio's Jihad on Inter-Group Relations in the Contemporary Nigerian State

Nmah, Patrick Enoch; Amanambu, Uchenna Ebony


Published in International Journal of Religion & Human Relations Vol. 9 No. 1, June 2017. Link

The funding of Boko Haram and Nigeria's actions to stop it 

Jason L. Rock


Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, December 2016. Link

Boko Haram and Lake Chad - An extension or a sanctuary

Christian Seignobos


Published in Afrique Contemporaine 2015/3. Link 

A Sectarian Jihad in Nigeria: The Case of Boko Haram

Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos


Published in Small Wars & Insurgencies , Vol. 27, 2016 - Issue 5. Link

The Fulani conquest and rule of the Hausa Kingdom of Northern Nigeria (1804-1900)

Samuel N. Nwabara


Published in Journal des Africanistes, Vol.33-2, 1963. Link

Emerging Challenges in Nigeria's National Security in the Twenty-First Century: The Fulani Herdsmen Menace

I.F. Ezeonwuka and Austine Uchechukwu Igwe


Published in Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol.4, Issue 5, April 2016. Link

Between Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen: Organised Crime and Insecurity in Nigeria 

Bolaji Omitola

Presented at the 5th Institute of Security Studies Conference on Crime and Crime Reduction, 14-15 August 2014. Link

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