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

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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

Approval Page - - - - - - - - ii

Declaration - - - - - - - - - iii

Dedication - - - - - - - - - iv

Acknowledgement - - - - - - - - - v

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

Map

CHAPTER ONE

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

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

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

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

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

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

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

1.7 Theoretical framework - - - - - - - 11

1.7.1 Games theory - - - - - - - 11

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

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




CHAPTER TWO

MEANING AND NATURE OF FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST

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

2.2 Nigeria’s foreign policy - - - - - - - 21

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

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


CHAPTER THREE

NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST UNDER MILITARY RULE

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

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

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

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

3.5 Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida - - - - - - 39

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

3.7 Abdulsalam Abubakar - - - - - - - 46





CHAPTER FOUR

NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONAL INTEREST UNDER DEMOCRATIC RULE

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

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

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

4.4 Umaru Musa Yar’Adua - - - - - - - 55

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

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


CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

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

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

5.3 Recommendation - - - - - - - - 63

BIBLIOGRAPHY - - - - - - - - - 65




MAP OF NIGERIA SHOWING THE 36 STATES


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Richie, C (2020). Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 22, 2021, 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.com. Afribary.com, 06 Jul. 2020, https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015 . Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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Chitang, Richie. "Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 06 Jul. 2020. Web. 22 Jan. 2021. < 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.com (2020). Accessed January 22, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/nigeria-s-foreign-policy-and-national-interest-from-1960-2015