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- DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua-led administration in 2009 was perceived by the people of the Niger Delta, and to what extent it had contributed to creating lasting conditions for peacDocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016Ipastoralists and farmers in Nigeria have been on the rise. This social conflict has traditionally consisted of disputes over natural resources and is often presented as a conflict between settlers and nomadic people.DocumentAfrobarometer, 2016Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014).DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016There was significant improvement in the security situation in the North East of Nigeria as the military and members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) continued to put pressure on Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS). There were reports of killings, arrests and surrender of JAS members and freeing of captured communities and abducted persons.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016There was improvement in the security situation in the North East Nigeria in March because sustained attacks by the Nigerian military and the cut-of f of food sources and fuel supply have af fected the capacity of Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS) to continue to launch major attacks.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016Attacks by Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS) persisted in February despite government and military claims that the group had been contained. Recent comments attributed to the Nigerian army command suggest that the military is perplexed by the resilience of JAS and has commenced investigations to ascertain the reasons behind the group's subsistence.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016The Nigerian military sustained its attacks on locations and supply networks of the Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS). Despite the successful counter-insurgency initiatives, JAS retained its capability to launch both suicide bomb and guerrilla attacks on soft targets, notably Dalori and Gamori villages in Borno and Goniri T own in Y obe where about 100 persons were killed.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2015Some cases of attacks by the suspected militants of Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati W al Jihad (JAS) were reported in communities in Yobe and Borno states in December 2015. However, the Federal Government announced that the military has met the presidential deadline of defeating the insurgents by December 31.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2015Two factors affected conflict dynamics in Nigeria in February 2015: the postponement of elections and the reported successes of coordinated counter-insurgency campaigns.DocumentNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2015The major developments in March 2015 were the success of counter-insurgency mobilisations in North East Nigeria and the largely peaceful conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections.