VIOLENCE AND INSECURITY IN NIGERIA
THE BANE OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Keywords:Violence, Insecurity, National Development
The dangers of violence cannot be overemphasized. It breeds insecurity, lack of security and most importantly loss of lives and properties of the citizenry. The resultant effects is severe hindrance to meaningful development. This climate of fears scares domestic and foreign investors. At the heart of many of these conflicts is access and control of resources. Secondly data were collected, interpretations and analysis carried out. Data was collected through a comprehensive review of literature on the subject of inquiry. The trust of analysis was systematically presented under select themes and sub-themes designed to address the salient aspects of the paper's objective. This paper will therefore examine the causes of violence vis-a-vis insecurity, its effects and proffer strategies that will make Nigeria relatively safe. There should be massive public education about the evil of violence and insecurity.