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
The first NERCT series event this year was held on April, 7th, focusing on the role of disinformation in the management of the pandemic and for the vaccination campaign in Nigeria. Continue reading NERCT 2021 “Between Fear, Bias and Reality” – online
The first NERCT series event this year is scheduled online for Wednesday 7th April, 2021, 3:30pm (Lagos), 4:30pm (CET). The event will discuss pandemic disinformation and how it impacts the vaccination campaign in Nigeria. The theme “Between Fear, Bias and Reality” covers scientific breakthroughs on COVID-19 vaccines as well as governmental strategies to communicate total and partial lockdowns to their citizens. Continue reading THE FIRST NERCT SERIES EVENT 2021 “Between Fear, Bias and Reality”, April 7th
Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s edition of the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism workshop (NERCT) was held online and in part recorded. Please contact us to listen to the panel session presentations by Professor Joe Amadi-Echendu, University of Pretoria, South Africa, Dr. Olayemi Dawodu, MD/CEO Clina-Lancet Laboratories and Professor John Ebute Agaba, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria on health care, terrorism, infrastructure and food security in a post-COVID-19 environment as audio files.