Insecurity: CISS faults report on Nigeria’s terrorism index

A latest report which ranked Nigeria as third on the earth amongst most terrorised international locations has been dismissed by the Centre for Worldwide and Strategic Research, CISS.

A report emerged on social in the course of the week quoting an Australian primarily based Institute for Financial and Peace, IEP, as rating Nigeria third in its newest World Terrorism Index.

CISS mentioned that the nation can’t be ranked third within the World Terrorism Index, including that this yr’s rating is but to be launched.

CISS’ place was carried in a report made out there to newsmen in Abuja by its Programme Officer Dr. Jude Okunebo in Abuja.

In attendance whereas unveiling the report in Abuja on Wednesday had been famend students, Professor Ahmed Danfulani, Dr. Abubakar Gana, Dr. Ifure Ataifure, Brig. Gen Rabe Abubakar and Prof. Peter Maidoki of the College of Abuja in addition to presidents and heads of varied non-governmental organisations and civil society teams.

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Okunebo, whereas reviewing the report, identified that Nigeria was not categorised amongst the highest 5 least peaceable and prime 5 ongoing battle domains on the earth negate the supposition that it was among the many most terrorised.

Okunebo mentioned President Muhammadu Buhari’s uncompromising stance, dedication and dedication turned the desk round for the nation.

He additionally famous that the president’s emergence birthed an all-new strategy that has rubbed off on the troops and their counter-terrorism operations.

In response to the report, Nigeria has witnessed a number of challenges that come majorly from its inner political surroundings.

It famous that the act of militancy and terrorism perpetrated by some people in opposition to the federal government have saved Nigeria beneath siege for some years.

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It significantly identified that probably the most extreme safety challenges suffered by Nigerians was between 2001-2019 which embrace; militancy within the Niger Delta, kidnapping, armed banditry, cattle rustling, Boko Haram and the unabated clashes between farmers and herders.

The report mentioned, nevertheless, that the present administration started to out in measures in the direction of ending the varied inner safety challenges within the nation from 2016.

“Between 2016 and 2019, substantial progress was made within the administration of the inner safety disaster in Nigeria with the involvement of the Nigerian Military in inner safety operations,” it mentioned.

Moreover, it famous that the Nigerian Military has additionally been credited to have liberated communities in North-East Nigeria that had been hitherto beneath the management of the Boko Haram insurgents.

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