International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

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

Dynamics of Farmers and Herdsmen Conflict in Nigeria: The Implication to Social Work Policy Intervention
Ajibo, Henry T.; Onuoha, Emmanuel Chima; Obi-Keguna, Christy N.; Okafor, Agnes E.; Oluwole, Israel Oluwasanmi

Farmers and herdsmen clashes are feuds that have led to wanton destruction of lives and properties over the years largely across Africa and Nigeria in particular. The Basic trust of this paper is to examine the dynamics of farmers’ and herdsmen clashes in Nigeria. This study adopted descriptive research design with systematic review of literatures. The study made use of secondary data such as newspapers and journal publications. The study adopted Conflict theory by Karl Marx as its theoretical orientation. The study explored the effects of farmers and herdsmen clashes on the nation’s life, causes and prospect for peace and lasting solution in view of social work policy intervention.

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