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Quisque cursus, metus vitae pharetra auctor, sem massa mattis sem, at interdum magna augue eget diam. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Morbi lacinia molestie dui. Praesent blandit dolor. Sed non quam. In vel mi sit amet augue congue elementum. Morbi in ipsum sit amet pede facilisis laoreet. Donec lacus nunc, viverra nec, blandit vel, egestas et, augue. Vestibulum tincidunt malesuada tellus. Ut ultrices ultrices enim. Curabitur sit amet mauris. Morbi in dui quis est pulvinar ullamcorper. Nulla facilisi.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum. Praesent mauris. Fusce nec tellus sed augue semper porta. Mauris massa. Vestibulum lacinia arcu eget nulla. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos.

Curabitur sodales ligula in libero. Sed dignissim lacinia nunc. Curabitur tortor. Pellentesque nibh. Aenean quam. In scelerisque sem at dolor. Maecenas mattis. Sed convallis tristique sem. Proin ut ligula vel nunc egestas porttitor. Morbi lectus risus, iaculis vel, suscipit quis, luctus non, massa. Fusce ac turpis quis ligula lacinia aliquet. Mauris ipsum. Nulla metus metus, ullamcorper vel, tincidunt sed, euismod in, nibh.

Quisque volutpat condimentum velit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nam nec ante. Sed lacinia, urna non tincidunt mattis, tortor neque adipiscing diam, a cursus ipsum ante quis turpis. Nulla facilisi. Ut fringilla. Suspendisse potenti. Nunc feugiat mi a tellus consequat imperdiet. Vestibulum sapien. Proin quam. Etiam ultrices. Suspendisse in justo eu magna luctus suscipit. Sed lectus. Integer euismod lacus luctus magna.

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Quisque cursus, metus vitae pharetra auctor, sem massa mattis sem, at interdum magna augue eget diam. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Morbi lacinia molestie dui. Praesent blandit dolor. Sed non quam. In vel mi sit amet augue congue elementum. Morbi in ipsum sit amet pede facilisis laoreet. Donec lacus nunc, viverra nec, blandit vel, egestas et, augue. Vestibulum tincidunt malesuada tellus. Ut ultrices ultrices enim. Curabitur sit amet mauris. Morbi in dui quis est pulvinar ullamcorper. Nulla facilisi.

Integer lacinia sollicitudin massa. Cras metus. Sed aliquet risus a tortor. Integer id quam. Morbi mi. Quisque nisl felis, venenatis tristique, dignissim in, ultrices sit amet, augue. Proin sodales libero eget ante.

Aenean lectus elit, fermentum non, convallis id, sagittis at, neque. Nullam mauris orci, aliquet et, iaculis et, viverra vitae, ligula. Nulla ut felis in purus aliquam imperdiet. Maecenas aliquet mollis lectus. Vivamus consectetuer risus et tortor. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum. Praesent mauris. Fusce nec tellus sed augue semper porta. Mauris massa. Vestibulum lacinia arcu eget nulla. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos.

Curabitur sodales ligula in libero. Sed dignissim lacinia nunc. Curabitur tortor. Pellentesque nibh. Aenean quam. In scelerisque sem at dolor. Maecenas mattis. Sed convallis tristique sem. Proin ut ligula vel nunc egestas porttitor. Morbi lectus risus, iaculis vel, suscipit quis, luctus non, massa. Fusce ac turpis quis ligula lacinia aliquet. Mauris ipsum. Nulla metus metus, ullamcorper vel, tincidunt sed, euismod in, nibh.

Quisque volutpat condimentum velit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nam nec ante. Sed lacinia, urna non tincidunt mattis, tortor neque adipiscing diam, a cursus ipsum ante quis turpis. Nulla facilisi. Ut fringilla. Suspendisse potenti. Nunc feugiat mi a tellus consequat imperdiet. Vestibulum sapien. Proin quam. Etiam ultrices. Suspendisse in justo eu magna luctus suscipit. Sed lectus. Integer euismod lacus luctus magna.

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Quisque cursus, metus vitae pharetra auctor, sem massa mattis sem, at interdum magna augue eget diam. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Morbi lacinia molestie dui. Praesent blandit dolor. Sed non quam. In vel mi sit amet augue congue elementum. Morbi in ipsum sit amet pede facilisis laoreet. Donec lacus nunc, viverra nec, blandit vel, egestas et, augue. Vestibulum tincidunt malesuada tellus. Ut ultrices ultrices enim. Curabitur sit amet mauris. Morbi in dui quis est pulvinar ullamcorper. Nulla facilisi.

Integer lacinia sollicitudin massa. Cras metus. Sed aliquet risus a tortor. Integer id quam. Morbi mi. Quisque nisl felis, venenatis tristique, dignissim in, ultrices sit amet, augue. Proin sodales libero eget ante.

Aenean lectus elit, fermentum non, convallis id, sagittis at, neque. Nullam mauris orci, aliquet et, iaculis et, viverra vitae, ligula. Nulla ut felis in purus aliquam imperdiet. Maecenas aliquet mollis lectus. Vivamus consectetuer risus et tortor. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum. Praesent mauris. Fusce nec tellus sed augue semper porta. Mauris massa. Vestibulum lacinia arcu eget nulla. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos.

Curabitur sodales ligula in libero. Sed dignissim lacinia nunc. Curabitur tortor. Pellentesque nibh. Aenean quam. In scelerisque sem at dolor. Maecenas mattis. Sed convallis tristique sem. Proin ut ligula vel nunc egestas porttitor. Morbi lectus risus, iaculis vel, suscipit quis, luctus non, massa. Fusce ac turpis quis ligula lacinia aliquet. Mauris ipsum. Nulla metus metus, ullamcorper vel, tincidunt sed, euismod in, nibh.

Quisque volutpat condimentum velit. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos himenaeos. Nam nec ante. Sed lacinia, urna non tincidunt mattis, tortor neque adipiscing diam, a cursus ipsum ante quis turpis. Nulla facilisi. Ut fringilla. Suspendisse potenti. Nunc feugiat mi a tellus consequat imperdiet. Vestibulum sapien. Proin quam. Etiam ultrices. Suspendisse in justo eu magna luctus suscipit. Sed lectus. Integer euismod lacus luctus magna.

Vestibulum lacinia arcu

Quisque cursus, metus vitae pharetra auctor, sem massa mattis sem, at interdum magna augue eget diam. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Morbi lacinia molestie dui. Praesent blandit dolor. Sed non quam. In vel mi sit amet augue congue elementum. Morbi in ipsum sit amet pede facilisis laoreet. Donec lacus nunc, viverra nec, blandit vel, egestas et, augue. Vestibulum tincidunt malesuada tellus. Ut ultrices ultrices enim. Curabitur sit amet mauris. Morbi in dui quis est pulvinar ullamcorper. Nulla facilisi.

Integer lacinia sollicitudin massa. Cras metus. Sed aliquet risus a tortor. Integer id quam. Morbi mi. Quisque nisl felis, venenatis tristique, dignissim in, ultrices sit amet, augue. Proin sodales libero eget ante.

Aenean lectus elit, fermentum non, convallis id, sagittis at, neque. Nullam mauris orci, aliquet et, iaculis et, viverra vitae, ligula. Nulla ut felis in purus aliquam imperdiet. Maecenas aliquet mollis lectus. Vivamus consectetuer risus et tortor. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Integer nec odio. Praesent libero. Sed cursus ante dapibus diam. Sed nisi. Nulla quis sem at nibh elementum imperdiet. Duis sagittis ipsum.

The Reason We Decided to Change Locations

By BusinessNo Comments

S eparated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

But nothing the copy said could convince her

and so it didn’t take long until a few insidious

Copy Writers ambushed her

The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village and the subline of her own road, the Line Lane. Pityful a rethoric question ran over her cheek, then she continued her way. On her way she met a copy.

Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

A New Beginning Awaits

By BusinessNo Comments

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control over the situation.

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen.

She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

S eparated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way.

l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

Sentences fly into your mouth.

far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

Her hometown Bookmarksgrove.

far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

And if she hasn’t been rewritten, then they are still using her. Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts.

Blind Text

Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen.

She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

Basically Salient is beauitful from all around

By FeaturedNo Comments

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control over the situation.

far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

And if she hasn’t been rewritten, then they are still using her. Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts.

Blind Text

Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control over the situation.

far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth. Even the all-powerful Pointing has no control about the blind texts it is an almost unorthographic life One day however a small line of blind text by the name of Lorem Ipsum decided to leave for the far World of Grammar. The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. l using her.Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia.

STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE ON GOVERNMENT APPROACHES TO MANAGING DEFECTING VIOLENT EXTREMISTS

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Nigerian Military personnel working together with civil society and North-East region community members during a session at the dialogue
The Centre for Democracy and Development organized a on day dialogue in Maiduguri, Borno State to provide an interface between the military and non-state actor’s, especially civil society organisations and communities in the North East to effectively engage the Military and put forward their views and opinions on conflict dynamics and Operation Safe Corridor. The military informed participants on what the initiative was and their intention for listening to the views and opinions of community members, particularly those who will reside with the ex-Boko Haram members.
This dialogue became necessary as the conflict in the North East region begins to wane and following the Nigerian military’s commencement of the “Operation Safe Corridor Initiative” meant to rehabilitate and reintegrate repentant Boko Haram members back into their communities. The Operation Safe Corridor will initially be driven by the Nigerian military given how delicate the conflict remains in the region. The military intends to eventually hand over the process to more civilian agencies.
Under the Access Nigeria project,  Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)  is leading a locally-driven dialogue process that brings all relevant stakeholders together to discuss the issues of reintegration for government/military to take into consideration when designing and implementing the Operation Safe Corridor.. The process will involve the repentant Boko Haram members going through a de-radicalisation process that conforms to the highest international standards. They will also be trained to acquire various skills of their choice to empower them and make them productive when eventually they return to their communities.
To ensure the space for citizens and non-military to voice their perspectives on the Operation Safe Corridor initiative, CDD held a one day stakeholders dialogue in Borno on government approaches to managing surrendering violent extremists. Participants at the dialogue included: The Nigerian Military, Civil Joint Task Force, civil society organisations, traditional rulers, government agencies, and academics. The dialogue provided the opportunity for participants and Nigerian Military to effectively dialogue on government approaches to rehabilitating and reintegrating violent extremists.
During opening remarks, facilitators Terfa Hemen and Napoleon Enayaba of the Centre for Democracy and Development called on the participants to actively engage the Chair of the Operation Safe Corridor, Brigadier General Bamidele Shafa, and other members present to directly listen to them.
Brigadier-General MB Shafa emphasized that the ex-Boko Haram members who had given themselves up had earned another opportunity within society in view of their repentance. The programme which is in infancy would involve various government agencies including the Ministry of Health, National Human Rights Commission, National Directorate of Employment, National Youth Service Corp and many others. At the moment there are many international organisations and other countries willing to partner with the government through the Safe Corridor Initiative to enhance its success.
Brigadier-General MB Shafa shared that the reintegration process would run for an initial period of 12 weeks after which an assessment would be done to certify if the individuals are fully de-radicalised or need to go through the process again. There will be a simultaneous training and various skill acquisition programmes to empower the repentant violent extremists members and make them more productive when they eventually return to their communities. Further, he noted that those in rehab will be assessed on regular basis and where they are found to be questionable in their conduct, they will be made to go through the rehab process over again as much time as possible. However, he mentioned that there will be a simultaneous training and various skill acquisition programmes to empower the repentant Boko Haram.
The participants present were all in unison that the initiative was a welcome development and was a necessary intervention in the bid to achieve wholesome peace in the North East region. They were elated that the military—which many are quite critical of—was engaging them and seeking their opinions. The gesture would go a long way to strengthen military-civilian relations and enhance the success of initiative and eventual return of peace in the region.
During the dialogue participants mentioned that poverty, corruption, poor leadership and absence of good governance constitute some of the cause of the conflict. Others factors includes; non-regulation and control of religious preaching, non-cooperation among security forces, the neglect of traditional institutions in affairs of society. The loss of societal values and ethics within, parental care and control of children especially the male were also identified as factors that led to the emergence of the Boko Haram insurgence. According to the participants addressing these issues was the only way that a resurgence of a similar nature can be avoided in the future. Nonetheless, some participants at the dialogue called for caution in the drive to implement Operation Safe Corridor. They noted that the conditions in most of the communities within the northeast regions where most of the repentant Boko Haram members come from were not yet conducive for them to be reintegrated back into the communities: many of the affected people are still grieving from their losses and the memories of the atrocities committed by some of the repentant Boko Haram members were still in the minds of people. According to them more time will be needed for aggrieved residents to heal before ex-Boko Haram members can be brought back into the communities. For some community members, the fact that many Boko Haram victims were still suffering in the Internally Displaced Peoples camps (IDPs) and having to know that the people responsible for their woes were in better conditions has only increased their detest for the repentant Boko Haram members.
It was recommended that the Nigerian government intensify the process of re-building destroyed communities and improve conditions for the IDPs so as to gradually soften their mindsets on the ex-Boko Haram members. The participants also highlighted the need for the government to intensify outreach and education on what the Safe Corridor Initiative entails in more communities. The success of the programme is entirely dependent on the opportunity of community members to enhance their understanding of what it is and the eventual acceptance of the Boko Haram members they intend to reintegrate back into the communities.
Many of the participants found the dialogue very useful and advised government and the CDD to continue the process and sensitization on the Operation Safe Corridor initiative. However, they cautioned that CDD and Operation Safe Corridor should be cautious with the framing of the dialogue especially in sensitive community where communities sees violent extremist as an effort by Muslims to annihilate them. They advised that the well-tailored dialogues should be taken to sensitive communities who are already seeing the conflict as inter-religious warfare. Among other recommendations already highlighted, CDD was asked to conduct a similar dialogue with clerics across the affected states to determine what role they can play both in engaging the people at community level and in bringing the insurgents to the table. A broad stakeholders dialogue was also recommended to determine what roles stakeholders can play in resolving and preventing violent extremism and determine the action plan for the actualization of the roles.
 

CDD RELEASES ONE YEAR ASSESSMENT REPORT

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The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has released a new report titled: The Buharimeter Report: Matching Campaign Promises, Public Expectations and Government Actions in the first year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Government. The report, which is divided into six parts, provides an independent and systematic assessment of PMB’s first one year in office. The first session of the report rationalizes the need to assess the performance of the administration after first year in office. The second part outlines the methodology adopted in writing the report. The third and fourth sections analyses specific actions taken by the incumbent administration towards the achievement of the electoral promises and matters that arise from its actions. Lastly, the report concludes and makes constructive recommendations for how to tackle the issues that arise from the assessment.
The report can be downloaded here, https://cddwestafrica.org/itstime/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/buhari-meter.pdf
We hope you find it interesting to read. For feedback, kindly send your comment and opinion to syusuf@cddwestafrica.org
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A TWO DAY AWARENESS RAISING AND REPORTING WORKSHOP ON ECOWAS COUNTER TERRORISM STRATEGY

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A cross section of participants during the workshop at Sandralia Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria
The workshop was held in Abuja at Sandralia Hotel between 4th and 5th of April. Faculties for the workshop were drawn from the media, the military, academia and civil society. Some of the faculties are renowned international trainers who have trained on this issue in different parts of the globe. Daily sessions featured interactive and practical sessions. The ECOWAS also anchored a session on the overview of the Strategy.
The workshop equipped participants with requisite skills, knowledge and facilitated networking for enhanced media and civil society contribution to the prevention and combating of terrorism in the ECOWAS. This was achieved through expert facilitated sessions, and practical session on various facets of ECOWAS Counter Terrorism Strategy, terrorism prevention and combating terrorism.
The workshop was well attended by over fifty participants drawn from the media and civil society organisation across the ECOWAS and the Sahel. The workshop provided a platform for collective network building by civil society organisations and media platforms, peer learning and experience sharing. Through acquired skills, knowledge and contacts, the focus on the media and civil society experts has engendered the roles of these stakeholders over terrorism.
Key focus was on media reporting, terrorism financing, anti-terrorism legal framework in the ECOWAS, terrorism reporting, media and CSO roles and existing arguments by the terrorist among others. An evening session on Monday 4th April 2016 featured the Pakistani ambassador to Nigeria Rtd Lt. Gen. Agha Umer Farooq (a former National Security Adviser in Pakistan) and Dr. Nna-Emeka Okereke of the Nigeria Defence College (a renowned conflict and war experts with vast experience in security research and policy development in Africa). The evening session provided a more relaxed atmosphere by the pool side for closer interaction between participants and reputable experts. Okereke spoke on prevailing violent extremism in the region while the Ambassador threw more light on the experience of Pakistan in tackling the menace.
The workshop provided stimulated regional collectivism against the threat of violence extremism within the ECOWAS, provided an avenue for advocacy by participants on the need for the ECOWAS to show more commitment towards the implementation of the CTS. Participants unanimously agreed to stimulate more media and CSO attention and called the ECOWAS and member states to show the will for stronger commitment towards to peace and stability through the CTS.
It is obvious that no single member is capable of singularly dealing with the multifaceted challenges posed by terrorism. The imperative for cooperation is anchored on the fact that modern terrorism is a result of globalization and a combination of both internal and external complexities and dynamics. Coordination and pooling of resources among states is key for effectively and efficiently eliminating the threat of terrorism. Terrorist activities, particularly those that are transnational or international in nature involve several other countries. The successful prosecution of such acts requires cooperation and joint actions among various agencies in different states. In this context, cooperation in all spheres of terrorism related-matters at the Community, continental, and international levels is essential.
Excerpts of what transpired during the workshop can be access via the link: https://storify.com/CDDWestAfrica/cdd-organises-training-on-ecowas-counter-terrorism

CDD ORGANIZES BUHARIMETER QUIZ COMPETITION FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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A cross section of students during Buharimeter Quiz Competition

As part of activities to popularize the Buharimeter initiative among Nigerian youths and indoctrinate the tenets of democracy among Nigerian youths, the Centre for Democracy and Development in partnership with the Centre for Information, Technology and Development recently organized a quiz completion among secondary schools in Kano. The event was supported by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)
The objectives of the quiz was to foster involvement of students in secondary schools in Nigeria in Buharimeter initiative. Also to broaden their understanding on the importance of accountability and transparency to democracy improvement. And to instill culture of accountability and transparency in the students as a way of building national attitude towards nation-building. The Buharimeter is should be recalled is an initiative of the Centre for Democracy and Development designed to monitor the implementation of the campaign promises of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The event had in an attendance eleven secondary schools namely:
1- Mai Kwatashi Girls
2- Fatima Mohammed GGSS
3- Rumfa College, Kano
4- GTC Kano
5- DK science College
6- Day Science College
7- Kano Capital Girls
8- CS Bukabo
9- First Lady’s College
10- GSC Garko
11- CSTC Kano
During their opening remarks at the event Abibata Barry of CDD and Kabiru Dakata of CITAD both re-emphasized the importance of getting the youth involved in issues around the democratic development of the country. The called on the kids to make use of the opportunity to exhibit their talents. The online social media platforms of the Buharimeter were introduced to the students. The students were urged to closely follow the platforms so they can be informed about the progress of the governments and its efforts to deliver democratic dividends to Nigerians. After three rounds of competition Rumfa College Kano emerged victorious while DK Science College and Kano Capital Secondary were second and third respectively.
In his closing remarks, Mr. Bachir Moctar thanked the organisers for putting together the event. He was confident that the knowledge acquired by the students would help in their understanding of democracy. The Buharimeter intiative he said was a very laudable one and something that should be replicated at the state level in Nigeria. The representative of the deputy governor of Kano State, Mr Idrissu Hamisu like commended the organisers for putting the event together and thanked them for choosing Kano State to hold the event.
Students and teachers present said they were satisfied with the event and were highly enthused about the knowledge they had acquired at the event. The called on more of such events to be organized in the future.
The students and the teachers all said their satisfaction and seek for more schools to be carried along the process in Kano and other states of Nigeria

Doing a cross country road trip

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