Deradicalizing Rehabilitating and Reintegrating: Building Peace in Nigeria's North East

Since 2009, Boko-Haram’s violent activities have ravaged Nigeria’s north-east – primarily Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states – leading to the death of over 30,000 civilians and the forceful recruitment of youths, women, young girls, and school children among other human rights violations. These events have destroyed affected communities’ social fabrics, traditional institutions and impacted on …

Farmer-Herder Conflict in Northern Nigeria: Trends, Dynamics and Gender Perspectives

The farmer-herder conflict has become persistent and pervasive with debilitating consequences on human lives and their sources of livelihoods. Although scholars, policymakers and development workers have given attention to the conflict, the trends and dynamics of the conflict, as well as the direct and indirect actors in the conflicts, are constantly changing. The constantly changing …

Local Learning: Ideas For Reducing Farmer-Herder Conflicts In Nigeria

The farmer-herder conflict has mutated and is now manifesting and transforming into other forms of conflicts. In Kaduna and Katsina state, the conflict has mutated into armed banditry involving cattle rustling, destruction or theft of farm crops, kidnapping and armed robbery. For example, a traditional leader in Batsari Katsina categorically stated that “they were no …

Shin Gwamnatin Tarayya Ta Bada Biliyan Dari Ga Kungiyar Miyetti Allah Da Nufin Magance Kashe-Kashe Da Garkuwa Da Mutane?

Gaskiyar Magana: Karya Ne! Tushen Magana: A ranar Ladi, 24 ga watan Janairun shekara ta 2021, an yada wani bidiyo a shafin Twitter wadda ya janyo cece-kuce da tofa albarkacin baki daga mutane da yawa, bidiyon yayi zargin cewa gwamnatin tarayya bada kudi har naira miliyan dubu dari ga kungiyar Fulani makiyaya ta “Miyetti Allah” …

NEWSLETTER FROM CDD FOR WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 12, 2020

As we continue to work towards countering disinformation and misinformation usually spread across various platforms – online and offline – the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) believes that there is now need more than ever to find a lasting solution to the risk posed by false information and narratives. One thing that must be …

We Need Ranching Policies For Herders To Adopt – Farmers’ Association

All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN) on Thursday, December 10, called for the creation of ranching policies for farmers and  herders to adopt across the country. The association made the call at a 2-day Stakeholders’ Meeting on Farmer-Herder Relations And Banditry organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with the United …