BokoHaram Terrorism and The Futurology of Nigeria’s Development



Human Insecurities, BokoHaram Terrorism, The Human Security Model, Development, Nigeria


This study interrogates the continued manifestation of the BokoHaram terrorism that inheres in the prevailing human securities challenges in Nigeria, and why the Nigerian developmental quests had failed and are bound to fail in the future should the human insecurity challenges that accounted for the BokoHaram terrorism are left unabated in Nigeria. Collected qualitative and archival data lend credence to the centrality of the proposition of this study that Boko-Haram terrorism would remain as long as the human security challenges such as poverty, inequalities, social injustice, unemployment, illiteracy remain unaddressed. This study therefore recommends a human-based approach to addressing the BokoHaram terrorism.

Author Biography

Olawale Olufemi AKINRINDE, Osun State University, Nigeria

Lecturer, Political Science


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How to Cite

AKINRINDE, O. O., & Tegbe, S. (2020). BokoHaram Terrorism and The Futurology of Nigeria’s Development. Annals of Spiru Haret University. Economic Series, 20(3), 117–139. Retrieved from