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Title: Analysis of Militancy and Criminality in Rivers State Nigeria
Authors: Okiri, Waphy Godwin
Keywords: Study, Analysis, Militancy, Criminality, Rivers State, Nigeria
Issue Date: 19-Jun-2014
Abstract: This study investigates the criminal aspect of militant activities in Rivers State. The specific issues addressee! in the study are factors that led to the development of militant activities in Rivers State. The various stakeholders and their roles in the development and operation of militant activities in Rivers State, the element of criminality in the operation militants and the effects of militant activities in Rivers State, The location study is Rivers State from where a sample of ten Local Government Areas was drawn using a multistage sampling technique. Triangulation technique was used to analyze the data. The major findings of the study revealed that militancy was instigated by unemployment, poverty marginalization, greed and environmental degradation. Stakeholders such as oil companies, community leaders, militant leaders and government agencies play major roles in aggravating militancy. The identified element of militant activities are bunkering. armed robbery. vandalization, murder and rape. The study recommends massive employment of youths by the oil companies, Federal State and Local Government. The study also recommends that those who aid and abet militants are arrested and prosecuted. The study recommends that government should ensure that the modern crime fighting equipment be provided to law enforcement agencies to fight bunkering, armed rubbery, vandalization, murder and rape to a standstill. Finally, every every victim of militancy in the state should be adequately compensated.
URI: http://bsuir.bsum.edu.ng:8080/jspui/handle/123456789/171
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