What the papers say – Nigerian prisons receive 7000 inmates in 2 months

9th February 2017

The number of prison inmates has increased from 65,000 to 72, 000 in two months, the Peace and Security Forum (PSF) has said. NAN reports that the PSF bi-monthly meeting is organised by the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) in collaboration with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), with support from Nigeria Stability […]

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What the papers say – Caught in the crossfire: What future for women and children in Nigeria’s forgotten crisis

9th February 2017

This is a guest post by Sherrie Russell-Brown. Sherrie is an international lawyer, who writes about issues of gender, security, international justice and humanitarian law, with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She also coordinates a collaborative group of experts dedicated to promoting research and analysis on the Sahel, and, in particular, the Boko Haram insurgency. Read more […]

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