President Buhari’s Foreign Policy: A Realist Perception

Journal of Social and Political

Sciences

ISSN 2615-3718 (Online)

ISSN 2621-5675 (Print)

Published: 19 May 2018

President Buhari’s Foreign Policy: A Realist Perception

Salihu Mohammed Niworu

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Nigeria

pdf download

Download Full-Text Pdf

10.31014/aior.1991.01.02.15

Abstract

President Buhari came to power in the midst of challenges ranging from security, economy and international relations. To overcome these challenges, Buhari’s government decided to look inward for reforms in the overall security apparatus in order to relate effectively with the outside world for sustainable development in Nigeria. It is against this backdrop that this paper analyzed Buhari’s foreign policy within the first Twelve (12) months of his administration and came to conclusion that, he was a realist in perception using political power for the realization of national objectives.

References

Asobie (2007) The Solution lies with us: A Presidential Address delivered at the 26th Annual Conference of Nigerian Political Science Association at Bayero University Kano by Professor Asobie, President of NPSA.

Biodun O.B (2016) Nigeria and Maritime Security Punchnewspaper. HTML. Retrieved on 23rd April 2016.

Charles, N.O.M, Englama, A and Adebusuyi, B.S (2010) The Changing Structure of the Nigerian Economy, Lagos, Atisele Vanessa Cards Co.

Damian, O.M. (2005) Emergence of the Gulf of Guinea in the Global Economy: Prospects and Challenges. IMF Working Paper, Office of the Executive Director Africa.

Niworu, S.M. (2013) Poverty and Labour Movement in Nigeria. A Study of Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Political Science, Bayero University, Kano.

Niworu, S.M. (2013) Boko Haram Sect: Terrorists or Manifestation of the failed Nigerian state in Journal of Politics and Law (6)2, Canada, Toronto

Niworu, S.M. (n.d) Theories of International Relations: Unpublished Book.

The Leadership Newspaper, 30th May 2015.

The Daily Trust Newspaper, 30th May 2015.

The Economist, World in Figures, 2014.

The Daily Trust Newspaper, 16th April 2016.

The Punch Newspaper, 13th April 2016.

The Guardian Newspaper, 13th July 2015.

Susan, R.A. (2006) International Hand Book on the Economic of Corruption, UK Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.  

About Us

The Asian Institute of Research is an online and open-access platform to publish recent research and articles of scholars worldwide. Founded in 2018 and based in Indonesia, the Institute serves as a platform for academics, educators, scholars, and students from Asia and around the world, to connect with one another. The Institute disseminates research that is proven or predicted to be of significant influence for the general public.

Stay Connected

  • Instagram - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • LinkedIn - Black Circle

Contact Us

Please send all inquiries to the email:

editorial@asianinstituteofresearch.org

Business Address:

5th Floor, Kavling 507, Fajar Graha Pena Tower, Jl. Urip Sumohardjo No.20, Makassar, Indonesia 90234

Copyright © 2018 The Asian Institute of Research. All rights reserved