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SSHRC IDG awarded 2018: The proposed research focuses on suicide terrorism. It investigates operatives or captives of Boko Haram (Nigeria) who deliberately refused to detonate their suicide vests. Scholars have overwhelmingly focused on "successful" suicide terrorism with much attention on the...
This dissertation examines representations of post-independence disillusionment in five contemporary Nigerian novels: Waiting for an Angel (2003) by Helon Habila, Graceland (2004) by Chris Abani, Everything Good Will Come (2005) by Sefi Atta, Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) by Chimamanda Ngozi...
Human resources for health challenges in Nigeria and nurse migration
The emigration of sub-Saharan African health professionals to developed Western nations is an aspect of increasing global mobility. This paper focuses on the human resources for health challenges in Nigeria and the emigration of nurses from Nigeria as the country faces mounting human resources...
Obstetric fistula continues to affect women in Nigeria in spite of the existence of a policy to eliminate obstetric fistula in Nigeria. First I discussed the socio-cultural issues related to obstetric in Northern Nigeria. I used a critical discourse analysis to explore the obstetric fistula (OF)...
Nigeria has a huge natural gas reserve, but to date this resource has been largely under-developed. This state of affair has impacted negatively on Nigeria’s economic potential. In contrast, Alberta has benefitted immensely from its natural gas resource because it has effectively developed same....
Abstract This dissertation reflects on how young people in Nigeria have appropriated global media technology in forging a local cinema industry, popularly known as Nollywood. First begun as a renegade cinematic art by jobless youth in the late 1980s, Nollywood has become the third biggest film...