International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Nigerian Market as A Strategic Foreign Policy Mechanism
Frank Enor, Ebaye, Sunday E. N.

ABSTRACT
The search for a new paradigm in Nigeria’s foreign policy demands alternative approaches which can bring socio-economic/political gains to Nigeria. This paper makes a case for the ‘Nigerian market’ as an essential foreign policy strategy. The paper opines that the ‘Nigerian market’, a neglected tool in Nigeria’s foreign policy formulation ought to be an essential foreign policy strategy if Nigerians are to be main beneficiaries of Nigeria’s foreign policy. The paper contends that until a sovereign nation- state takes control of her market, she remains a pawn in the chessboard of the world trade organization and the advance industrial nations.

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