Refugees, States and International Law: A Case Study of Nigeria

Abstract:

Refugees are defined by different national and international association to be people not living in the home of Nationality for many reasons. Also the studies of refugees have different focus and so at times define to reflect the theme of the study concerned. In this study, the problems that create refugee is on the increase from micro to macro scale that could be from local community to national and international civil unrest or disturbance. This study intends to determine the causes and to examine the characteristics and problems experienced by the refugees in Nigeria. Both primary and secondary methods were used to obtained information and the to validate the major proposition of the work.