Strengthening the Capacity of the Nigerian Military towards a Viable Internal Security and Peace Support Operations

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2014-09

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Nigerian Defence Academy

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The study analyses the issues that the Nigerian military has had to contend with between the period 1999 to the present. The study observed that the military's involvement in politics in Nigeria created a lot of dislocations and distortions in its structure. The advent of democracy no doubt provides the military an avenue to ensure professionalism and protect the territorial integrity of Nigeria...

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Threats, Insurgency, Military Professionalism, Dotrine, Transborder Terrorism, Territorial integrity

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