-TERRORIST RECIDIVISM: HOW COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM WORKS: https://medium.com/@IshakaBab/the-fact-that-miscreants-are-having-a-relapse-in-the-nefarious-act-of-insurgency-is-a-thing-to-9eab99e7aecf
Nigeria’s Pernicious Drivers of Ethno-Religious Conflict
Nigeria’s statutory framework grants local officials the authority to extend or deny basic rights to citizens in their jurisdictions, thereby creating incentives for the politicization of ethnicity…
What Makes Boko Haram Run?
Boko Haram, a radical jihadi movement that seeks to destroy the secular Nigerian state and its market-based economy, is no closer to its stated goal of establishing God’s kingdom on earth, but it has…
Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism (ABA Rule of Law Initiative Issue Paper)
This paper reviews the current social science and policy research on the drivers of violent extremism, describes the types of ABA ROLI rule of law oriented programs that have the potential to counter…
Understanding the Informal Security Sector in Nigeria
Informal security actors such as vigilantes play a variety of roles in African communities. Research has tended to focus on the negative impact of informal security providers, but these groups have…
Walking to the Makaranta: Production, Circulation, and Transmission of Islamic Learning in Urban Niger
Knowledge production, circulation and transmission mark contemporary Islamic activism in Niger. While many analysts have alluded to the democratization of religious knowledge in Niger, only a few…
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Megan E. Loney
Hans De Marie Heungoup
I am a Political Scientist, with a concentration in Political Sociology and Security Studies. Over the last seven years I extensively published on Cameroon, Central Africa, Boko Haram and the Lake Chad Basin.