n Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences - The effects of insecurity and poverty on human development at the municipal level in the northern Nigeria

Volume 6, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 2141-7024
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Human development is a factor which every Nation may desire so as to move forward. The term is evidence in growth, its enlarging or expanding scope is acceptable when it brings about a quality of life to the people in a country. Likewise the challenge post by insecurity in Nigeria has assumed a formidable dimension that not only requires a multistate holder approach, as it is being touted in various quarters, in quelling this conflagration threatening Nigeria's statehood, but also necessitates a revival and reinforcement of the nation economy growth which can be done through human resource development. The thirst for blood and the preference for violence in expressing pent-up frustration and disenchantment with the state, its citizens and national totems may be a pointer to the need to revive poverty level and the level of human resource development. Insecurity is caused sometimes by poor socioeconomic culture, political, religious and educational institutions. Therefore the paper concerns itself with the discussion of the concept of poverty and insecurity, Causes of poverty and the effects of it on human resource development, causes of insecurity its effects on human development in Nigeria. It was concluded that inadequate economic growth is the main cause of poverty and insecurity in Nigeria.

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