SULH-ALHERI NE Replacing Evil with Something Better: Promoting Alternative Peacebuilding Narratives

Attacks launched by Boko Haram and other extremist and self-defence groups in northern Nigeria has claimed over 30,000 lives in the last decade. The rise of the Boko Haram insurgency has also led to the destruction of communities, resulting in gross human rights violations, mass atrocities, disappearance and forced displacement. Restoring peace and rebuilding the …

Shin Gwamna Zulum Ya Nada Aisha Bakari Gombi a Matsayin Mai Taimaka Masa ta Fannin Yaki Da Yan Boko Haram?

Tantancewar CDD: Gaskiya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar Asabat, 19 ga watan Disamban shekara ta 2020, masu tantance sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da majiyoyi da kafafen yada labarai da yawa suka wallafa, labarin yace, Gwamna Babagana Umara Zuum na Jahar Borno ya nada sananniyar yar farautar …

FACT-Check: Did Governor Zulum Appoint Female Hunter Aisha Gombi as Aide?

VERDICT: True CLAIM: On Saturday, December 19, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy (CDD) spotted reports that the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, had appointed a female hunter, Aisha Gombi, as his aide on fight against Boko Haram terrorists. The story widely published by online newspapers including Premium Times, AljazirahNews, JTV, The Niche NG …

For A Future For Nigeria: We Must Draw A Red Line On The Zabarmari Massacre

STATEMENT BY CONCERNED NIGERIANS We are responsible and patriotic Nigerians who have watched with serious concern the unfolding crisis threatening to engulf our nation. We are non-partisan individuals who believe in the union of our people through the maintenance of democratic order founded on the rule of law. Our initiative grew out of the recent …

Ba’a Kaiwa Ayarin Motocin Gwamnan Borno Hari Ba

Tushen Magana: A ranar Ladi, 22 ga watan Nuwanban shekara ta 2020, masu bin diddigin sahihancin labarai na Cibiyar Bunkasa Demokaradiyya da Cigaba (CDD) sun gano wani labari da jaridar Sahara Reporters suka wallafa inda sukace yan ta’adda sun kaiwa ayarin motocin gwamnan Borno, Farfesa Babagana Umara Zulum hari. Kamar yadda labarin ya zayyana, yan …

FACT-CHECK: Governor Zulum’s Convoy Not Attacked By Terrorists

VERDICT: False CLAIM:On Sunday, November 22, 2020, fact-checkers at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) spotted a claim published by Sahara Reporters that the Governor of Borno, Professor Babagana Zulum’s convoy was attacked by Boko Haram terrorists. According to the claim, the terrorists had ambushed the governor’s advance team on Saturday, November 21, at …

Escalating Violence in Northern Nigeria

Nigeria has long faced varied security challenges that continue to threaten its peace and security. These challenges have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic andresulted in deepening existing structural inequalities. The nation continues to be a potent ground for the perpetration of various acts of violence. From ethnic conflicts to religious conflicts and terrorist attacks, …