NCCE calls for youth and security collaboration against violent extremism The Jirapa Municipal Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has called for effective collaboration between the youth and the security agencies in the Municipality to help fight violent extremism. Can radicalisation be defeated? Yes, if we understand that it happens when people’s …
Month: September 2021
ICYMI: What Comes After The Taliban’s Latest Takeover Of Afghanistan (New York, N.Y.) — Last Thursday, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler authored an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal warning against the United Nations recognizing the Taliban formally as the government of Afghanistan. Schindler asserted that doing so would open the …
Nigeria has a plan to de-radicalise and reintegrate ex-terrorists. But it’s flawed and needs fixing Studies have shown that terrorism does not end with only a military approach. A coercive counter-terrorism strategy has often produced negative outcomes by promoting more violence and creating humanitarian crisis.
Good governance’s crisis in frustrating sustainable development – Wike Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has re-emphasised the need for Nigeria and other African countries to break away from centralised and personalised system of governance in order to achieve enduring development in the continent.
High youth unemployment in Africa fertile ground for radicalism — Western North NCCE Director The Western North Regional Director for National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Sam Awudu Dramani has cautioned African, and for that matter Ghanaian leaders to educate the youth on the dangers of intolerance and radicalization to prevent them from being misled.
Study of convicted extremists shows open social media platforms play an increasing role in radicalisation The internet is playing an increasingly prominent role in radicalisation, with a particular rise in the use of open social media platforms, according to a comprehensive analysis of the online activity of convicted extremists in England and Wales.