THE FIRST NERCT SERIES EVENT 2021 “Between Fear, Bias and Reality”, April 7th

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

NERCT 2020 – online

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 find the panel session presentations on health care, terrorism, infrastructure and food security in a post-COVID-19 environment as audio files below: Professor Joe Amadi-Echendu, University of Pretoria, South Africa Dr. Olayemi Dawodu, MD/CEO Clina-Lancet Laboratories Professor John Ebute Agaba, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria

Registration for NERCT 2020 online now open

Nigeria is unfortunately often considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Terrorism, communal violence, kidnapping, poverty, hunger, disease, corruption, major crimes, theft, arson and militia violence are part, in some form or the other, of the daily lives of Nigerians. Furthermore, the expansion of terrorist activities, such as the ones perpetrated by the African affiliates of the so-called “Islamic State”, emphasises just how much “localised” problems are in fact everyone’s problems. Wishing to contribute to a reversal of this situation, the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism workshop (NERCT) was created in 2013 with the goal to bring together Nigerian and international practical and analytical security expertise to Continue reading Registration for NERCT 2020 online now open

Registration for NERCT 2019 in Abuja now open

Nigeria is unfortunately often considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world. Terrorism, communal violence, kidnapping, poverty, hunger, disease, corruption, major crimes, theft, arson and militia violence are part, in some form or the other, of the daily lives of Nigerians. Furthermore, the expansion of terrorist activities, such as the ones perpetrated by the African affiliates of the so-called “Islamic State”, emphasises just how much “localised” problems are in fact everyone’s problems. Wishing to contribute to a reversal of this situation, the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism workshop (NERCT) was created in 2013 with the goal to bring together Nigerian and international practical and analytical security expertise to Continue reading Registration for NERCT 2019 in Abuja now open