Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Title Page---------i

Approval Page--------ii

Declaration---------iii

Dedication---------iv

Acknowledgement---------v

Table of Contents---------vi

Map

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.1Background to the study-------1

1.2Statement of problem and research questions ----5

1.3Aims and objectives of study------8

1.4Significance of the study-------9

1.5Scope and Delimitation-------9

1.6Research methodology and sources of materials----10

1.7Theoretical framework-------11

1.7.1Games theory-------11

1.7.2Decision-Making theory------13

1.8Review of related literature-------13




CHAPTER TWO

MEANING AND NATURE OF FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST

2.1What is foreign policy?-------18

2.2Nigeria’s foreign policy-------21

2.3Nigeria and the concept of national interest-----22

2.4Diplomacy---------25


CHAPTER THREE

NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST UNDER MILITARY RULE

3.1Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguyi-Ironsi-----29

3.2Yakubu Danjuma Gowon-------30

3.3Murtala Ramat Mohammed/ Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo---33

3.4Muhammadu Buhari--------36

3.5Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida------39

3.6Sani Abacha---------43

3.7Abdulsalam Abubakar-------46





CHAPTER FOUR

NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST UNDER DEMOCRATIC RULE

4.1Abubakar Tafawa Balewa-------49

4.2Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari-------50

4.3Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo-------53

4.4Umaru Musa Yar’Adua-------55

4.5Goodluck Ebele Jonathan-------57

4.6.1Redefining Nigeria’s national interest in the context of global diplomacy-59


CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1Summary---------61

5.2Conclusion---------62

5.3Recommendation--------63

BIBLIOGRAPHY---------65




MAP OF NIGERIA SHOWING THE 36 STATES


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APA

Chitang, R. (2020). Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015

MLA 8th

Chitang, Richie "Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Jul. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Chitang, Richie . "Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Jul. 2020. Web. 25 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015 >.

Chicago

Chitang, Richie . "Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015" Afribary (2020). Accessed June 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015