RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Nigeria-Cameroon is historically seen within the purview of the border dispute over Bakassi Peninsula. The Peninsula has been a bone of contention between the two countries dating back to the colonial period. On august 6th 1861, an agreement was concluded between King Dosumu and the British Crown in which the […]
RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction The African Union (AU) together with the United Nations and the International Criminal Court (ICC) have pledged to create a continent of peace and solidarity. However, dozens of socio-ethnic conflicts occur across the continent despite the AU’s best efforts to prevent them. In this thesis, case study of Sudan is […]
This chapter examines the cession of Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon with the aim of finding out whether it was an international conspiracy or a diplomatic blunder. Some research questions were raised bothering on whether Bakassi was ever located in Nigeria, when and why the dispute broke out between Nigeria and Cameroon, and whether the International Court of Justice (ICJ) verdict was fair to Nigeria.