Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium

Our Director to join other researchers in reviewing the effectiveness of the @officialEFCC as part of the ACE Research Consortium This week, we meet Idayat Hassan, Director of CDD West Africa, based in Abuja. As part of the ACE Research Consortium Idayat is reviewing the effectiveness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria, and scenario […]

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No Referendum, No Election: Biafra Agitation and the Boycott of the 2017Anambra State Gubernatorial Election

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have threatened to stop the November 18, Anambra Governorship Election.  The IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu had earlier posited that unless the Nigerian State calls for a referendum to determine the status of the country, there would be no election in Anambra State. In series of press interviews and […]

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Transitional justice and the insurgency in the North-East

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Transitional justice, simply put, is a form of judicial and/or non-judicial mechanism used to redress situations in which massive human rights abuses have occurred and the justice system might be unable to cope with the large number of people involved. The mechanism, which was developed in the later part of the last century, became necessary […]

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Morocco’s accession to ECOWAS ‘will do more harm than good’

One of the most important topics for discussion in West Africa at the moment is Morocco’s application to become a full member of the Economic Commission of West African States (ECOWAS), the continent’s most active regional economic community. At a high-level policy dialogue held in Abuja, Nigeria on 24 August, stakeholders convened to unpack the implications […]

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CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING

PRESIDENTIAL INVESTIGATION PANEL TO REVIEW COMPLIANCE OF THE ARMED FORCES WITH HUMAN RIGHTS OBLIGATIONS AND RULES OF ENGAGEMENT CALL FOR MEMORANDA AND PUBLIC HEARING His excellency, the Acting president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, on Friday, August 11th,2017 inauguration the Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human right obligations and rules of […]

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