Journal of Nation-building & Policy Studies (JoNPS) Volume 1, Numbers 1 & 2, June/November 2017  

“How to make Democracy Work for Africa” by Yemi Osinbajo
March 5, 2018
Nigerian Politics, Leadership and Nation-building by Amb. George Obiozor
March 6, 2018
Journal of Nation-building & Policy Studies (JoNPS) Volume 1, Numbers 1 & 2, June/November 2017  

We are happy to announce the debut issue of the Journal of Nation-building & Policy Studies. This issue of the journal has peer-reviewed academic articles and also contributions from ROGAN Leadership’s roundtable on nation-building held on the 7th of December, 2017.

See below for contents in this issue of the journal,


Editorial Note

Mouzayian V. Khalil-Babatunde



 Ethnicity, Federal Character Principle and National Development in Nigeria: A Critical Evaluation

Yahaya Yakubu


Conflict-Sensitive Governance, Sustainable Peace and Nation-building

Martinluther M. Nwaneri


Failing State and Its Consequences on Neighbouring States: The Nigerian Perspective

Nneamaka Ijie Obodo and Olanrewaju Yusuf


Reflections on Ethno-Nationalism and Nation-building in Nigeria

Chinedu S. Udeh


Inventing a Country: Comparative Perspectives on

the Politics of Nation-Building

Chris Ngwodo


Papers from Rogan Foundation’s Roundtable on “Resolving the Crises in Nigeria’s Nation- building process”, held on Thursday, December 7, 2017, Abuja, Nigeria



Reflections on Nigeria’s Nation-building process

Bonat Joab Tagwai (on behalf of Dr Garba Abari)  


Resolving the Crises in Nigeria’s Nation-building Process

Issa Aremu 




Separatist Agitations in Nigeria: Causes, Trajectories and Sustainable Solutions

Sam Amadi

The Restructuring Debate: Lessons from Abroad, the Fears and Hopes Within

Akin Fayomi


Book Review

Basil Davidson’s ‘Black Man’s Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation State’

Kajit J. Bagu