The first NERCT series event in 2022 was held on April, 26th, focusing on the deradicalisation and reintegration process of terrorists and bandits in Nigeria. You can listen to the presentations of Dr. Jimam Lar, Assoc. Prof. Wilfred Terlumun Uji and Dr. Uju Agomoh below. To receive information on the event series, please contact us by e-mail at info(at)nerct.com and you can also follow us on Twitter: @NERCT2022.
The first NERCT series event this year is scheduled online for Tuesday, April 26th, 2022, 1-2:30pm WAT (2-3:30pm CET). As terrorism and banditry increase in Nigeria, the issue of what to do with detained individuals that were active or suspected members of criminal organisations also increases in importance. This event looks at the challenges, processes, and problems that confront the Nigerian justice system and civil society in relation to the deradicalisation and reintegration of criminals. What are the key differences in the approach according to culture and region? Between the willing terrorist or the kidnap victim turned terrorist? Between age groups and ideological affiliations? More importantly, what can be done Continue reading NERCT 2022 “Deradicalisation & Reintegration of Terrorists / Bandits in Nigeria”
The 2nd NERCT 2021 event focused on banditry, organized crime, and terrorism in Nigeria. Dr. Al Okoli’s research showed a band between banditry and insurgency. Continue reading NERCT 2021 “Banditry is a crime of opportunity”
Banditry has intensified dramatically over the last two years in northern Nigeria, where raids on villages, mass kidnappings of pupils, and the targeting of farmers in fields have become a daily problem. The second NERCT series event this year is scheduled online for December 14th 2:30pm. Continue reading NERCT 2021 “Banditry in the north: Nigeria’s other terrorism problem” – online