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CONFLICTS

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 […]

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
  • There will be insecurity writing the area where there is war
  • Breakdown of law and order
  • It hinders the progress of the society

CONFLICTS RESOLUTION

  • Dialogue
  • By low court
  • Police
  • Government intervention
  • War
  • Village heads

 

  1. DIALOGUE: This is a medium by which the two opposition parties came together to settle the conflict.
  2. POLICE: Misunderstanding between individual in community can be reported to the police for their immediate intervention. Minor issue on dispute within the families had been settled by police in the past.
  3. GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION: In an area where there is communal clashes, government can set up a special panel or body to settle the dispute.
  4. LAW COURT: Conflicts can be settled through legal way or by court. The parties will involves their lawyers to argue.
  5. VILLAGE HEAD: This is regarded as an old method of settling conflict within a society. The parties and come term on who is at fault.
  6. WAR: This is the last solution to any conflict when all effort failed.

See also

ACCIDENT IN THE HOMES AND SCHOOLS | MEASURES FOR SAFETY

ACCIDENTS IN THE HOME AND IN SCHOOL; NEEDS FOR SAFETY

INFLUENCE OF MAN IN THE ENVIRONMENT

SECONDARY SOCIAL GROUPS

FRIENDSHIP

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