NERCT 2021 “Banditry is a crime of opportunity”

The second NERCT series event in 2021 was held on December, 14th, focusing on banditry, organized crime, and terrorism in Nigeria. Dr. Al Chukwuma Okoli, a senior lecturer in Political Science at Federal University of Lafia, Nigeria, gave a highly insightful presentation on the topic, including his latest research findings which show a trend of an organic band between banditry and insurgency.

Please contact us to listen to Dr. Al Okoli’s presentation and the following discussion with the audience moderated by Yan St-Pierre as well as the closing statement by Uzoma Ikechukwu Kingsley.

To receive information on the series, please contact us by e-mail at info(at) and you can also follow us on Twitter: @NERCT2022.