Repressing the Voice, Increasing the Noise: The Imperative for Negotiation as a Panacea to Security Crisis in the South East, Nigeria (PART II)


  • Victor Chukwugekwu EBONINE Department of Political Science, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria



Insecurity, Negotiation, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Secession, Separatist, South East.


This part II examines the Nigerian government’s response to insecurity in the South East Nigeria. As argued in the part I of this article, insecurity in the region has largely taken a dimension of secessionist struggle over long term marginalization, misrule and bad governance. This part dominantly utilized secondary materials and therefore argues that the Nigerian government’s known strategy of managing the crisis has been the deployment of kinetic instruments that have done little to address the phenomenon. It is therefore proposed that only deliberate round-table negotiation can address this phenomenon for the peace and harmony of the region and Nigeria.


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How to Cite

EBONINE, V. C. . (2024). Repressing the Voice, Increasing the Noise: The Imperative for Negotiation as a Panacea to Security Crisis in the South East, Nigeria (PART II). BULLETIN OF "CAROL I" NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY, 12(4), 250–259.