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Nigeria Resource Library

Mitigating Radicalism in Northern Nigeria
Michael Olufemi Sodipo
Ongoing attacks by Boko Haram and other violent Islamist groups coupled with an at times arbitrary response by Nigeria’s security forces have contributed to a deteriorating security situation in…
Partner Publication
Factional Dynamics within Boko Haram
Omar S. Mahmood, Ndubuisi Christian Ani
This report, produced by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), is the first in a two-part study examining current dynamics with regards to violent extremist organisations (VEOs) operating in the…
Partner Publication
Watchmen of Lake Chad: Vigilante Groups Fighting Boko Haram
International Crisis Group
Vigilante groups in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad play a major role in the fight against Boko Haram, but their presence raises concerns. They make military operations less blunt and more…
The Emerging Architecture of a Regional Security Complex in the Lake Chad Basin
Usman A. Tar and Mala Mustapha
This article explores the emerging regional security architecture to fight terrorism and insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin (LCB). It diagnoses the evolution of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC)…
Can paying fines to prisoners decongest prison? Study of Fines payment Scheme at Goron-Dutse Prison
Ado Sale
Prisons overcrowd remains one of the pressing concerns not only to the government but also to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and individuals. Prison authorities in Nigeria often call upon…
Explanations for violent crime in England and Wales: Literature Review Commissioned by the North Wales Police Department - UK
Ado Sale
This work reviews existing literature on explanations for violent crime focusing on England and Wales. The review centres on why violent crime happens, who are the victims and offenders of violent…

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Nigeria Experts

Ernest N Ogbozor
A scholar and practitioner of conflict resolution, peacebuilding, and development
Resolve User
Cheryl Frank
Policy relevant research to support practical interventions in Africa
Resolve User
Philipp Rotmann
GPPi's research, advisory and dialogue activities on global peace & security focus on governance, political economy, norms and organizations of providing (in)security and peace.
Catherine Lena Kelly
Political scientist and Sahel specialist advising the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative on research, evaluation, and learning on rule of law approaches to CVE
Jacob Udo-Udo Jacob
My academic research specifically explores how international information interventions are localized, encountered and contested in crises societies.

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