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Conflict is defined as a misunderstanding or disagreement between two or more people conflict can occur between families, communities and nations.

Nigeria as a nation has witnessed or experience a lot of conflict. For example

  • The civil war between 1967 and 1970
  • Students not starting from Ali must go
  • Inter – tribal wars – ife – Modakeke war
  • Religious riot and wars particularly in northern part of the country (Kano, Kaduna, Plateau, Bauchi, Maduguri) and issue of Boko – Haram
  • Workers strikes and protest e.g. the judiciary and the health officers strikes
  • Electoral protect leading to burning of valuable properties and destruction of lives.

Causes of Conflict

  • Selfishness or Self centredness
  • Lack of cooperation
  • Bad leadership/leader’s inability to perform his functions well
  • Religion intolerance
  • Communication gap between two people or nations
  • Laziness and inefficiency
  • Increase in crime rate or came act among people.

Effects of Conflicts

  • It leads to lost of lives and properties

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