Tag: foreign policy

NIGERIA'S FOREIGN POLICY UNDER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN, 2011-2015

Chapter One: Introduction The recent outbreaks of civil wars and conflicts in Niger (2007), Guinea Bissau (2008-2009), Côte d’Ivoire (2011), Sudan (2009-2014), etc., have received little or no pro-active peace support operations from Nigeria. This is in sharp contrast to the past active engagement of Nigeria in the sub-region. The aggressive articulation of African-centeredness in […]

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF PRESIDENT YAR’ADUA AND PRESIDENT JONATHAN'S FOREIGN POLICIES, 2007-2015

RESEARCH PROPOSAL The recent outbreaks of civil wars and conflicts in Niger (2007), Guinea Bissau (2008-2009), Côte d’Ivoire (2011), Sudan (2009-2014), etc., have received little or no pro-active peace support operations from Nigeria. This is in sharp contrast to the past active engagement of Nigeria in the sub-region. The aggressive articulation of African-centeredness in Nigeria’s […]

Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Under Murtala/Obasanjo And Abubakar Tafawa Balewa: A Comparative Study

RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Nigeria’s foreign policy has largely been driven by domestic forces, especially by the presiding president or head of state. This was evident in 1960 when Alhaji (Sir) Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the then Prime Minister, made Africa the centerpiece of Nigeria’s foreign policy. In his words, we belong to Africa and […]