COMBATIVE CONFLICT RESOLUTION, NATION-BUILDING CHALLENGES AND THE ENDLESS WAR IN NIGERIA'S BIAFRA
This study draws attention to the futility of combative conflict-resolution mechanisms which lead to civil wars in the process of nationbuilding. In the Nigeria-Biafra war, an estimated three million deaths were recorded. Yet the issues that precipitated the crises remain seemingly unresolved. In the thesis of this study, the Nigeria-Biafra war will remain unending, except the embedded issues are resolved at the nationbuilding conference table. The study’s implications for further research is in the area of how ethnic civil wars, have or have not led to the resolution of the precipitating nationbuilding conflicts, in different parts of the world.