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 …

Promoting Peace, Justice and Reconciliation in North East, Nigeria during Ramadan.

As part of her effort towards fostering peace, reconciliation and reintegration in Borno State. The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) organised a radio program in the auspicious month of Ramadan 2019. This is the second edition of the Ramadan radio program with the first edition held in 2018.   The Ramadan Radio programme was organised …

Transitional justice and the insurgency in the North-East

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 …

Boko Haram – the fear, the conspiracy theories, and the deepening crisis

  The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military’s regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone. Instead, this is the reality. – Since January, there have been at least 83 suicide bombings by children – a figure …

Boko Haram – the fear, the conspiracy theories, and the deepening crisis

The fear is palpable in northeast Nigeria as Boko Haram intensifies its war on civilians. The military’s regular claim that the jihadists are on the run is patently false, and provides no comfort to anyone. Instead, this is the reality. – Since January, there have been at least 83 suicide bombings by children – a …