Call for Papers: NERCT 2017

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. 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 find solutions to Nigeria’s insecurity. For its 4th edition, NERCT will be held for the first time in Lagos, within the academic halls of the University of Lagos on October 11-12, Continue reading Call for Papers: NERCT 2017

NERCT 2016 Recap

NERCT2016 recap

On October 6-7, the Modern Security Consulting Group MOSECON GmbH and its Nigerian partner Kingsyn Crystal Investments Ltd organised the third edition of the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism Workshop (NERCT). Held in Abuja’s Sheraton Hotel, the event brought together over 30 security practitioners and representatives to find solutions that can contribute to improving security in Nigeria. Both days featured presentations on topics such as counter-terrorism, intelligence, youths in the Niger Delta, critical infrastructure security, or the use of dogs in the security sector. Speakers came from all regions of Nigeria and the world and featured Dr Emmanus Odikaesieme of Selemma Industrial (Nigeria); Derek Yegambaram of Gelvenor Textiles (South Africa); Continue reading NERCT 2016 Recap

Just one more day to go before NERCT 2016 begins

In a little less than 24 hours, NERCT 2016 will kick off in Abuja, Nigeria, including presentations, training sessions and workshops by Dr Chiedozie Okoro, Associate Professor at Lagos University, Dr. Emmanus Nonyeze Odikaesieme, Group Chairman/Managing Consultant of Salemma Industrial Ltd. as well as MOSECON’s Yan St-Pierre, Nik Wright and Uzoma I. Kingsley. Topics include “The Implication of youth restiveness/militancy, oil theft and pipeline vandalism in Niger Delta Region”, “Panpsychism & the challenge of security management in the contemporary world”, “Boko Haram as an African menace: Examining its expansion as ISWAP across west and north Africa”, “Stop Strategy Emergency Responders “, and a workshop on counter-terrorism “Going beyond weapons and Continue reading Just one more day to go before NERCT 2016 begins

NERCT 2016 in Abuja in October


The third edition of the Nigeria Emergency Response and Counter-Terrorism Workshop (NERCT) will be held in Abuja on October 6-7, 2016. Once again, members of the Nigerian and international security communities are invited to discuss and find solutions to Nigeria’s security problems. The workshop is hosted by Kingsyn Crystal Investments Ltd (Lagos) and MOSECON GmbH (Berlin). In 2016, it seems Nigeria is facing more threats than ever. Fuel shortages, economic problems, insurgencies in the north-east and in the Delta, communal and political violence, radical groups and a rapidly rising crime rate, all of which increase the insecurity surrounding Nigerians. It is under these dire circumstances that NERCT is taking place, Continue reading NERCT 2016 in Abuja in October