By Ojochenemi J. David, Lucky E. Asuelime, Hakeem Onapajo
This ebook investigates the socio-economic determinants of the emergence and patience of Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria. on account that 2009, Boko Haram maintains to catch mainstream information headlines, in addition to the mind's eye of aspiring younger Salafi-jihadists all over the world who help the concept of a thorough Islamist socio-political procedure. by way of delivering a vital evaluate of the literature on Boko Haram and bridging learn and present occasions, the authors disguise a large spectrum of themes and recommend suitable regulations for addressing the matter of Boko Haram terrorism. WhileBoko Haram’s motivations are ostensibly spiritual, the first concentration is on socio-economic inequality as one of many major components that predispose the dissatisfied, poverty-driven and jobless population within the northern areas of Nigeria to take in palms opposed to the nation. The insights awarded during this booklet may also help researchers and policy-makers alike to appreciate the emergence of in the neighborhood concentrated terrorist teams and insurgencies.
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Since the advent of terrorism, the term’s use shifted from the regime de la terreurs during the French revolution, to anarchist and socio-revolutionary bombers in the nineteenth century, to the Red terror, to anti-colonial struggle, then to the Palestinian struggles in the 1960s, and ﬁnally to religious fundamentalism since the 1990s, to date. These episodes and differential motives for terror activities also beckon the question around its justiﬁcation. Also, the evolution of the term has brought about problems in understanding its causality and conceptualization and by implication in articulating an approach to ﬁnding a panacea for wherever and whenever it is witnessed.
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6 The Iranian revolution of 1979 is arguably a primary precipitant factor of modern religious fundamentalism. One of the distinguished characteristics of this wave is the commonness of a suicide bomb. The notable group in this era includes the Tamil Tigers, who according to Moten (2010, p. 41) used more suicide bombers than anyone else between 1983 and 2000. Terrorism in this wave was more frequent and violent as causalities and infrastructure damage skyrocketed. Influenced by the dramatic advancement in science and technology, the last two waves of terrorism employed various advanced tactics of terrorism such as hijacking of commercial airliners; the use of guns and bombs in attacks as well as the use of sophisticated encryption software for secrecy.