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CLEEN Foundation in June 2008 moved to her new office complex (CLEEN Foundation Resource Centre) in Lagos. In futherance of her mission to promote public saftey, security and justice through empirical research, legislative advocacy and demonstration.. more

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SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS(NINTH EDITION)
There is also uneasy calm in other parts of the country. In Gombe State, supporters and family members of the former governor, Danjuma Goje were arrested by the police after the governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo was pelted in Kashere, Danjuma Goje’s hometown. The police also ransacked the Gombe residence of the state APC gubernatorial aspirant after arresting his close political associates. The defection is not limited to the ruling PDP and the leading opposition APC but they are the major losers and gainers, respectively. More-so, supporters of the All Progressives Congress were injured in Port-Harcourt when they were shot at while on their way to attend their Presidential candidate’s campaign. Just two weeks ago, APC secretariat, Okrika chapter in Rivers State .......Read more.
 
SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS(EIGHTH EDITION)

The party primaries were conducted without known records of serious violence by various political parties, they were however not without alleged cases of deliberate attempts to favour one party aspirants over the other and of course “staged walk-outs” from the venue of the primaries. There were strong allegations of marked irregularities especially in the gubernatorial primaries in favour of some candidates.Party primaries in four out of the six states (Adamawa, Borno, Yobe and Taraba) were held in Abuja, ostensibly for security concerns. Management of the grievances for those who lost in the primaries is crucial for peaceful elections.The continuous advancement and sophistication of the Boko Haram group has been used by politicians to further hit up the politics . .....Read more

 
SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS(SEVENTH EDITION)  

This month presented us with lots of intrigues, squabbles, accusation and counter-accusation and security threats ahead of 2015 elections. President Goodluck Jonathan on the 11th declared his intention to contest for the 2015 presidential race just a day after a suicide bomber denoted bomb in a secondary school in Yobe State, killing 48 and injuring 78 students. On October 20th 2014, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was not without attendant issues leading to the withdrawal of his security aids and call for removal by the PDP as. ..... ....Read more.

 
CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETY IN NIGERIA  
The primary duty of a criminal justice system is to dispense criminal justice in accordance with due process or rule of law. In practical terms, criminal justice refers to the determination of the guilt or innocence of a suspect and the allocation of punishment that is fair and proportional to a convict’s offence, with due recognition and protection of the rights of offenders, victims and society. Due process implies fair, open and impartial trial of a suspect. The essence of due process is to prevent coercion and persecution rather than prosecution of suspects. Due process also prohibits illegal arrest and detention; search and seizure; self – incrimination; double jeopardy; excessive bail and unduly long pre-trial detention, cruel and unusual punishment.....Read more.
 

SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS(SIXTH EDITION)

 
Under a time table released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria will undertake Presidential and National Assembly elections on 14 February 2015. Two weeks later, voting will occur to elect State Governors and State Houses of Assembly. It has also published new data on voters’ registration and distribution of polling units across the federation. Electioneering process is already gearing up ahead of the elections evident by several activities of key actors. Adequate preparation and planning is essential to the effective management of elections.According to INEC timetable for the elections, campaigns are slated to commence on 16 November 2014. INEC has approved the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in thirteen states in .......Read more
 
   
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