Silencing Boko Haram: Mobile Phone Blackout and Counterinsurgency in Nigeria’s Northeast region

In the summer of 2013, the Nigerian military, as part of its counterinsurgency operations against Boko Haram insurgents, shut down GSM mobile telephony in three northeast states – Adamawa, Borno and Yobe. This article explores the rationale, impact and citizens’ opinion of the mobile phone blackout....
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Author:

Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob [VerfasserIn]

Idorenyin Akpan [VerfasserIn]

Format:

Electronic Article

Language:

English

Published:

2015

Subjects:

Boko Haram

Nigeria

ICTs

Containing Work:

In: Stability : International Journal of Security and Development - Centre for Security Governance, 2013, 4(2015), 1

Containing Work:

volume:4 ; year:2015 ; number:1

Links:

https://doi.org/10.5334/sta.ey [kostenfrei]

https://doaj.org/article/2192620c4e994959a807e529bf2c81b7 [kostenfrei]

http://www.stabilityjournal.org/article/view/315 [kostenfrei]

Journal toc [kostenfrei]

DOI / URN:

10.5334/sta.ey

Catalog id:

DOAJ017050987

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