American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Poor Leadership, Indiscipline & Corruption Undermines Peace in Nothern Nigeria
Charas Madu Tella, Shehu Mustapha Liberty, Paul, Y. Mbaya

The study focuses on leadership and corruption as an impediment to peace, stability and development in northern Nigeria. It posits that since Nigeria got her independence in 1960, the succession crises arising from the inability of the political parties, Politicians and elites' refusal to abide by the rules of elections as well as the verdicts (results) has mostly ended in crises and violence. In view of this development, some groups see this as unacceptable. As a result, this had encouraged some groups to the formation of political, religious, social and ethno-political groups in places like Jos, Bauchi, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kaduna, Yobe, Gombe, Kano and Borno. Among this groups, are Kalare in Gombe, Yan-daba in Kano, ECOMOG in Borno and “Akasa a tsare” in Bauchi among others. In conducting the study, the researchers relied solely on secondary data and personal

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