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    Urban land, planning, and governance systems in Nigeria

    University of the West of England, 2015
    In the face of rapid urbanisation, the issues of inadequate planning, governance, and management in Nigeria is well known, and the combination of customary and colonial practices, outdated policies and plans, and entrenched attitudes make solutions hard to come by.
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    ICT-facilitated accountability and engagement in health systems: a review of Making All Voices Count mHealth for accountability projects

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) and mHealth innovations hold great potential to improve health systems and health outcomes while at the same time enhancing citizen engagement and accountability. Yet there has been little assessment of the impact of mHealth innovations on the ground.
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    Interrogating Decentralisation in Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    This issue of the Open Access IDS Bulletin examines the impact of decentralisation at the local level through detailed case studies of five countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. The issue deals with all three of the main aims for decentralisation reforms in Africa: improved service delivery, democracy and participation, and a reduction in central government expenditure.
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    Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    The 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 peac
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    Illicit financial flows estimating trade mispricing and trade-based money laundering for five African countries

    Global Economic Governance Africa, 2016
    Illicit financial flows (IFFs) are garnered through the proceeds of illicit trade, trade mispricing, transfer pricing and other forms of organised profit-motivated crime.
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    Nigeria’s foreign policy before Buhari: global expectations amid domestic and regional challenges

    South African Institute of International Affairs, 2016
    A country well-endowed in terms of population, natural resources andgeographic size, Nigeria’s post-independence foreign policy has been
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    Rural banditry and conflicts in Northern Nigeria

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    Ipastoralists 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.
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    Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn

    Afrobarometer, 2016
    Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014).
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    Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 35 April 2016

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    There 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.
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    Conflict briefing notes: conflict briefing No.34, February 2015

    Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2016
    There 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.

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