Evaluating the Effects of Globalization and Small Arms Proliferation on Nigeria Economic Development

Omaku Angulu Abubakar *

Pre-ND Department, Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic, Lafia Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

Musa Mohammed

Department of Social Sciences, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede Imo State, Nigeria.

M. Ibrahim Gayam

Department of Social Sciences, Federal Polytechnic, Nekede Imo State, Nigeria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


The aim of the study is to evaluate the effects of globalization and small arms proliferation on Nigeria Economic Development. The method adopt in this study is content analysis with the use of secondary data. The result of study shows that globalization has increased high rate of crimes in the society such as increase in Boko haram, kidnapping, Proliferation of Militant Group etc. The study concluded that globalization has really created room for the uncontrolled manner in which small arms and light weapon diffused into different part of the country, after inducing a market friendly environment for them. This study recommends that the Nigeria government should endeavor to sign up programme that can support her citizens in the fight against the small arms and light weapons proliferation in the nation by incentivizing anyone that provides sufficient information to security mediators on the spread.

Keywords: Globalization, arms proliferation, economic development

How to Cite

Abubakar, O. A., Mohammed, M., & Gayam, M. I. (2022). Evaluating the Effects of Globalization and Small Arms Proliferation on Nigeria Economic Development. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 16(11), 123–130. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2022/v16i11443


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