Publisher: University of Calabar

Globalisation and The Nigerian National Security: An Overview

Timothy, Onimisi
KEYWORDS: Globalization, National Security, and Boko Haram


This paper examines the Nigerian National Security issues and the unethical blood shed caused by the terrorist organization called Boko Haram in the Northeastern Nigeria and the entire country in the era of globalization. This has become imperative in view of the unabated bloodletting done to innocent citizens, especially recent bomb blast at the Nyanya park outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. The paper in addition to other issues, takes a look at the concept of globalization, national security and a closer view of the activities of Boko Haram. It recommends revitalization and strengthening of the national orientation with a mandate on value re-orientation, equity, fairness and social justice, international community is not left out especially in information sharing in order to put an end to this menace. 

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