Boko Haram : Nigeria's Militancy Problem

Tuesday, 5 April, 2016 - 18:00

Ebrahim Deen

Afro-Middle East regrets to inform you of the cancellation of tonight's event titled 'Boko Haram: Nigeria's militancy problem', which was to be co-hosted with Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER), at the Wits University East Campus, at 18:00. Kindly note we will inform you of a new date for the event once it has been confirmed. We apologise for the late cancellation and any inconvenience it may have caused.


WISER and the Afro-Middle East Centre invite you to a seminar.

Venue: Wiser Seminar Room, 6th Floor, Richard Ward Building, Wits University, East Campus.

About the speakers:

Usman Bugaje
Dr Usman Bugaje authored over fifty publications dealing with good governance, poverty, education, environment and reproductive health. He is a former national secretary of the Nigeria’s opposition Action Congress, a member of President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Presidential Policy Committee, chair of Nigeria’s parliament’s house committee on foreign affairs, and presidential envoy to Sudan.

Hakeem Onapajo
Dr Hakeem Onapajo is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Zululand. He completed his PhD in Political Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he also lectured political science and international relations. He has published extensively in conflict and terrorism, religious politics and violence, elections and democratisation and Africa’s international relations, and has consulted for the Nigerian government. He is also editor-in-chief of online magazine The Nigerian Academia.
For more information contact: mahlatse@amec.org.za