Intelligence Gathering in Nigeria in the 21st Century: A Study of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State
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- October 15, 2022
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The world is becoming a volatile place and high-threat environments becoming too dangerous to send personnel, lack of human intelligence has placed a greater stress on, signals intelligence to provide military commanders with greater knowledge of dangerous actors and potential threats. Therefore, this study ascertained intelligence gathering in Nigeria in the 21st century a study of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State. The study adopted cross-sectional survey research design from 192 respondents in military and paramilitary establishments in the state and was selected through multi-stage sampling technique. Structural-functional theory and social learning Theory relevant theories reviewed. The study adopted Structural-functional theory as the theoretical framework. Two hypotheses were formulated for the study. The data collected from the respondents were analyzed using chi-square (χ2) statistics. The study also revealed that with the computed χ2 = (N=192), 69.329; df=1, p<.000 the test shows that there is a statistically significant relationship (P<.000) between respondents’ educational status and perception of intelligence gathering. The findings also indicated that with the computed χ2 = (N=192), 57.703; df=1, p<.000, the test shows that there is a statistically significant relationship (P<.000) between place of residence and response to intelligence reports. It was therefore recommended that citizen’s participation in intelligence gathering should be encouraged. Government should review upwards funds allocated for intelligence activities.
Keywords: Intelligence Gathering; Crime; Isoko South Local Government Area; Security
Authorship: Itoje-Akpokiniovo, Lilian O. | FULL PDF