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THIRD PARTY INTERVENTION IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION: CASE OF ICJ RULING ON NIGERIA VERSUS CAMEROON OVER BAKASSI PENINSULA

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.