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People and War

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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In several communities across the Lake Chad Basin, humanitarian emergencies stare about 12.5 million people in the face. The crisis is triggered by decade-long jihadist violence. In the wake of...

New Amnesty Calls

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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One month after the Nigerian government ruled out a potential amnesty programme for armed bandits, renewed calls have emerged. On March 25th 2021, Ahmad Gumi, an Islamic cleric and reported federal...

Connected by Conflict

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Niger
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Nextier SPD
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On March 21, 2021, scores of villagers were murdered when gunmen on motorbikes raided several villages in the southwestern Republic of Niger. The incident is the bloodiest violence recorded in the...

Contradictions and Commitments

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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In January 2021, Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, disclosed that the number of out-of-school children dropped from 10.1 million to 6.946 million in 2020. The outbreak and...

New War Against Banditry

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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The plight of residents in some of Nigeria’s violence hotspots may be ending soon. On March 3rd 2021, Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesperson, said Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has directed...

Between Abduction and Freedom

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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From December 2020 to February 2021, over 600 school children have been kidnapped in their various schools across a bandits-rampaged northwest and northcentral Nigeria. While government authorities...

Wave of Violence

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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From north to south, on land and water, Nigeria’s security woes are deepening. Multiple reports of violence and conflicts point to the ubiquitous wave of security challenges. Beyond the open grazing...

Amnesty: Price for Peace?

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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The northwest banditry may be regarded as one of the most topical issues in Nigeria’s security space at the moment. On Friday 19th February, reports claim that Ahmad Gumi, a reported Federal...

Another Day of Abduction

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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Education in Nigeria is increasingly threatened. On insecurity grounds, Nigerian school kids are faced with mounting violence at places of learning. On 17th February 2021, about 27 children were...

The Pandemic in Violent Zones

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Nigeria
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Nextier SPD
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COVID-19 pandemic has brought harsh realities for many people worldwide. Around conflict zones, the situation is dire. The virus outbreak has worsened humanitarian emergencies caused by violent...

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