CITAD commences a Research on Conflict and Corruption in Nigeria

The research is set to commence from 18th of December and the first draft is expected by 19th February, 2020

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The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) with support from MacArthur Foundation has on Tuesday a research meeting on Conflict, Insurgency and Corruption in Nigeria.


The meeting was held on Tuesday December 17, at the CITAD’s head office in Kano was carried out with the purpose of presenting the research concepts, discussing the methodology as well as agreeing on the research calender.


Speaking during the meeting a lecturer from Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola, Dr. Chris Kwaja said the research would have a three pillars of Academic, policy and action research methods.

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Stressing that ” The methodology is also mainly a desk review and some primary data i.e, interviews where necessary”.


The research topics have been distributed to some key resource persons.

The six research concepts include:

  1. Corruption and the Extractive Sector: Lessons from Zamfara State which will be carried out by Dr. Yunusa Yau of CITAD
  2. Impact of Corruption on Human Rights in Nigeria by Dr. Chris Kwaja of MouTech
  3. Broadcast Media’s Coverage and Analysis of Official Corruption in Relation to Insurgency in the North East by Tunde Akanni of Lagos State University.
  4. Impact of Corruption on Counterinsurgency Efforts in the North East by Hassana Ibrahim Waziri
  5. Impact of Corruption on Reconstruction and Rebuilding in the North East by Abu Hamisu
  6. Impact of Corruption in Addressing Kidnapping and Banditry by Dr. Aminu Hayatu of Bayero University, Kano.
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The research is set to commence from 18th of December and the first draft is expected by 19th February, 2020

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