International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 8, Issue 8 (2021)

Peace building strategies for effective combating of terrorism in Nigeria: Implications for educational management and policies


Orji Friday Oko, Mando Patricia Nguwasen

The study investigated on peace building strategies for effective combating of terrorism in Nigeria with special emphasis on its implications for educational management and policies. Survey research design was used for the study and four research questions guided the study. Population of the study consists of all the lecturers in federal universities in Nigeria while purposive sampling technique was used to select sample size three thousand (3000) lecturers. Structured questionnaire was used to collect primary data and reliability test was carried using the test-retest method. The correlation coefficient (r) of the test was 0.84 and was considered satisfactory. The data was analysed using Mean (X) and mean percentage. Result showed among others that peace building strategies for effective combating of terrorism in Nigeria include support for relevant need assessment and priority setting, support to political process, inclusive dialogue, reconciliation; developing conflict management capacity, and support to economic revitalization. In conclusion, terrorism is a phenomenon which every society prays to avoid but adoption of recommendations of this study will be veritable tool for providing lasting peace for resolving terrorism in Nigeria.
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Orji Friday Oko, Mando Patricia Nguwasen. Peace building strategies for effective combating of terrorism in Nigeria: Implications for educational management and policies. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 8, Issue 8, 2021, Pages 67-72
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