Accession Number:

AD1031384

Title:

The US-Nigerian Military Cooperation: US Africom As A Mentor For Nigeria's Military Efforts At Promoting Respect For Human Rights

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Air Command and Staff College, Air University Maxwell Air Force Base United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The Nigerian military performs police duties whenever internal security crises escalate beyond the capabilities of the Nigerian police and this brings it in frequent contact with the civil populace, and this results in incessant allegations of human rights abuses. The effort Nigerian military leadership at stemming this trend has not yielded the desired outcome, and human rights organizations continue to publish reports of human rights violation against Nigeria military.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE