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Civil society"s participation in urban crime management in Nigeria

Emeka E. Obioha

Civil society"s participation in urban crime management in Nigeria

examining the rise and fall of Bakassi Boys in Anambra State

by Emeka E. Obioha

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Published by Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER) in Ibadan .
Written in English

  • Private security services -- Nigeria -- Anambra State.,
  • Vigilance committees -- Nigeria -- Anambra State.,
  • Crime prevention -- Nigeria -- Anambra State -- Citizen participation.,
  • Crime prevention surveys -- Nigeria -- Anambra State.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [74]-78).

    StatementEmeka E. Obioha.
    SeriesNISER monograph series -- no. 8, 2006
    LC ClassificationsHV8291.N6 O35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination78 p. ;
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16481519M
    ISBN 109781814039
    LC Control Number2007327594

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There are six Geopolitical zones in Nigeria and about ethnic groups with over languages. However, the Constitution of Nigeria as amended in permits freedom of assembly, associations and civil societies irrespective of the geopolitical zones, ethnic groups and languages.

Civil societies plays a key role in the nation's development and growth. Civil society is sometimes referred to as the civil sector, a term that is used to differentiate it from other sectors that comprise a functioning society. For example, the United States is made.

Another dimension of crimes is gang violent crime where it is reported to be on the increase. Soh () reported in Malaysia that there are a total of registered gangs which may increase the tendencies of crime levels especially in urban areas.

In another study, Amin et al. () reported violent crimes recorded, gang robbery with or without firearm accounted % of all violent crimes Cited by: 4. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are notably involved in the areas of economic empowerment, anti-corruption and constitutional reform.

Examples include the Citizen’s Forum for Constitutional Reform (CFCR), a coalition of NGOs working to review the Constitution of Nigeria. On the Estimation of Crime Rate in Southwest of Nigeria: the participation, reduced productivity that lower earning (Krug, Dahlberg, and Mercy, ).

The growth in urban crime rate in Nigeria is one of the major social problems facing the country in recent time. The dominance of crime in developing countriesCited by: 2. Gberevbie: Civil Society and Democratic Governance in Nigeria 96 Imobighe () points out that the civil society in Nigeria includes professional organizations, labour movements, youth associations, peasants, socio-cultural groups, civil rights and communal groups, around which the civil populace build various.

(See particularly chap "Organising Civil Society for Ethnic Conflict Management in Nigeria," by Ibrahim James.) Some are in the government sector, a few in the private sector (which, given the nature of their involvement, are often closely linked with the government sector), but the bulk are in the community/voluntary/NGO sector.

What Is Civil Society. - Civil society is a term that's increasingly popular with government ministers, academics, diplomats, aid-workers, international agencies, teachers and a host of other.

The study is restricted to the police and the management of crime in Nigeria using mararaba in Karu LGA of Nassarawa state as a case study. LIMITATION OF THE STUDY Financial constraint - Insufficient fund tends to impede the efficiency of the researcher in sourcing for the relevant materials, literature or information and in the process of data.

Civil society groups are agents of development in any nation. Civil society organizations appear to play important role in social, political and economic development activities. The transformation of any society or system, particularly the developing societies like Nigeria depend on the effectiveness and efficiency of its civil societies.

This paper critically assessed the impact of civil Cited by: 3. problems of life. This is the form of civil society that has turned his back on the state, and have become the foundation for a new participant's form of democracy (Cox, ).

In Nigeria, because the upsurge of civil society groups coincided with the wind of democratization that swept across the. SUSTENANCE OF DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA: A ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY ABSTRACT The significance of this research is to analyze or discussed the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria: a role of civil society.

Data were gathered from the activities of the civil society in the past and recent time journal and text and in some political department. Apart from their centrality to the institutional framework for urban management, central-local government relations also embody some of the elements of democratization, participation, and accountability to constituencies posed by the larger questions of state-society.

★ Nigeria Police and Civil Society eyes of the Police who seem to be more interested in protecting the thugs and criminals instead of the victims of crime.

Today in Nigeria victims of crime will rather stomach it and keep quiet than reporting crime incidents to the Police. That is because the police normally demand too much from the. The role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in democratic consolidation in Nigeria is an indisputable fact, if the nation’s quest for sustained democracy, good governance and development must be actualized.

Democratic governance was established in Nigeria on the most part, due to civil society activities. Nevertheless, there has. crimes, (3) determine the influence of police stations on crime and urban safety, and (4) design a workable Crime Managing Information System (CMIS) as a synergy intelligence system for crime management.

The Study Area The geographical coordinates of the study area lies within latitudes ’10’’N and ’50”N, and longitudes.

- Urban violence, public safety policies and responses from civil society. - The implicit agenda of a conservative patrimonial reform. - At the mercy of the "sentiment of the market" - The violence of inequality. - Economic adjustment and social disadjustment.

Citizens, Society, and the State This section discusses the citizens' living conditions, the many social cleavages, opinions on the government, voter behavior, and civil society. The people of Nigeria have some huge challenges in establishing democratic ties with their government.

Redefining civil society’s role lack of civic engagement and low participation in political life jeopardised democratic virtues while for Gramsci civil society provided the space to contest.

As you prepare to host global leaders in London for the International Anti-Corruption Summit, civil society in Nigeria is calling on you to take serious action to end the UK’s role as a safe haven for our corrupt individuals, who steal our wealth for their own private gain.

Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps [10]. Other measures employed by the Nigerian government to address issues of crime include safety programs and schemes in the Nigerian Police Force, which consist among others, File Size: KB. in Nigeria and USA just to mention a few, while a state in law would refer to a well defined entity possessing its own laws and courts with legal and competent jurisdiction (Nettl, ; Abrams, ).

State, Civil Society and Democratization in Nigeria-Olumide Awofeso and Samuel Olugbemiga AfolabiFile Size: 69KB. Nigeria Network of NGOs has a membership of over civil society organisations. Nigeria Union of Teachers is the trade union for teachers.

The National Council of Child Rights Advocates of Nigeria is a coalition of NGOs concerned with children’s rights advocacy. The place of advocacy by the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has been thrown into the front burner of discourse again as Nigeria prepares.

This paper analyses the significant role the civil society groups (CSGs) played in the democratisation process in Nigeria between and The paper discovers that the CSGs made use of the conceptual mechanism in the democratisation process of Nigeria. The conceptual mechanism allowed the CSGs to inject such important concepts as accountability, rule of law, democracy, Author: Adewunmi James Falode.

Abstract The civil society and civil society organizations, have sacrificed their existence, goals and objectives to the course of the fight towards socio-political development in Nigeria.

To this effect, they have made relentless effort and provoking arrangements, to ensure that the goals and objectives for which they are set up are achieved to a considerable. Civil society role crucial in combating transnational organized crime, says UNODC head.

French/Français. 20 October - During a meeting with non-governmental organizations today, Yury Fedotov, UNODC Executive Director, expressed his deep appreciation for the role that civil society organizations play on the frontlines of the fight against transnational organized crime and for the.

“Organized crime threatens peace and human security, violates human rights and undermines economic, social, cultural, political and civil development of societies around the world.” ~ UNODC In the last century, organised crime has drawn a lot of attention globally, with its transnational dimension as the main focus.

Perception of Safety, Social Participation and Vulnerability in an Urban Neighbourhood, Lagos, Nigeria Article (PDF Available) in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences – December. Public Confidence in the Police and Crime Reporting Practices of Victims in Lagos, Nigeria: A Mixed Methods Study Johnson Oluwole Ayodele1 Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria Adeyinka Abideen Aderinto2 University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria Abstract Public confidence in the police is usually influenced by multilayer by: 5.

ramifications of the challenges confronting civil society in Nigeria (these include internal and external), the paper stresses the need to strengthen civil society groups in Nigeria if the country is to make any significant breakthrough in its fight against corruption and the enthronement of democracy and good governance in the fourth republic.

ineffectiveness of the crime control apparatuses, Nigeria can be deemed to have a crime problem. The management of crime is essentially aimed at the efficient and effective engagement of such core issues that drive and shape it.

According to Saliu () security is a concept in its traditional conception which means absence of physical threats. whether Nigeria disintegrates or reconfigures itself as a nation-state. But more importantly is the challenge posed to nation-building especially the attainment of such objectives as the Vision In this paper, the role of civil society in promoting and sustaining Nigeria’s.

crime and urban size.3 We decompose the observed connection be-tween cities and crime into three main categories: (1)higher pecuni-ary returns to crime in urban areas, (2) lower probability of arrest in urban areas, and (3) urban areas’ attraction (or creation) of crime-prone individuals.

We use data from the National Crime Vic. Participation has established itself as a significant approach to project implementation, policy-making and governance in developing and developed countries alike.

Recently, however, it has become fashionable to dismiss participation as more rhetoric than substance, and subject to manipulation by agencies and social change agents intent simply on pursuing their own agendas under cover of. This research focuses on the role of civil society in policy implementation, using a case study of the Centre for Criminal Justice (CCJ).

Realising that resolving problems of twenty-first century requires synergy of many actors from different organisations and sectors, this study focussed particularly on the role of civil society in public policy implementation.

THE CORE OF this book is eight case studies on the role of civil society groups in urban development – for instance, in state-(and international agency-) led shelter projects in peri-urban communities in Maputo; in community development and urban management in Manila; in housing programmes in Costa Rica; and in the struggle for land and housing in South Africa.

Definitions of Crime can also be socially constructured to reflect power and gain control over society. The power, the law, authority and courts when sentencing using guidelines can deal with crime in different ways depending on their judgements on the young persons class, age, reasoning of responsibilities of act committed, and gender.

individuals react to crime in Nigeria mostly from the ineffectiveness (or otherwise) of the criminal justice system in combating crime and insecurity in their areas (Agbola, ).

Several studies have shown that residents' responses to crime in Nigeria are of various forms including crime reporting to police (though. nearly threefold sincethe year Nigeria gained independence. The sharp decline in crime between and resulted from the Biafran civil war.

During that period, crime data were not a high priority, and some of the most populous regions were in the secession- ist areas and did not report at by:   Civil Society And The Challenge Of Anti-corruption Struggle In Nigeria Being the public lecture delivered by Femi Falana, National Chairman, National Conscience Party .When work disappears, crime appears Agara, Chizea, & Osumah Journal of Studies in Social Sciences and Humanities,2(4), ISSN: increase in the level of unemployment and education, Nigeria has now witnessed high level of.