Tanwa Ashiru, Founder of Bulwark Intelligence will be a GUEST DISCUSSANT at the Institut Francais de Recherche en Afrique (IFRA)- Nigeria 2016 International Conference on Violence in Nigeria, taking place on the 6th October 2016 at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

The IFRA, Nigeria Watch Project Conference will focus on discussing the new book published by IFRA-Nigeria and African Studies Centre, Leiden (Netherlands):


Violence in Nigeria: A qualitative and quantitative analysis, Ibadan, IFRA-Nigeria, Leiden, African Studies Centre, Waposo Series n 3, 2016 217p.

Other guest speakers include:

  • Director of IFRA: Mr. Arnaud Dornon, French Embassy
  • Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan
  • Eghosa Osaghae, Vice Chancellor of Igbinedion University
  • Marc-Antoine de Montclos, Senior Researcher, IRD – Institut de recherche pour le developpement, France
  • Prof Ukoha Ukiwo, NSRP- Nigeria Stability & Reconciliation Program, Abuja
  • Prof Dele Layiwola TBC – IAS Director- Institute of African Studies, Ibadan
  • Prof Oshita Oshita, IPCR- Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution, Nigeria Foreign Affairs Ministry, Abuja
  • Prof Isaac Albert, IPSS- Institute for Peace & Strategic Studies, Ibadan
  • Hassan Idayat Center for Democracy and Development, Abuja
  • Nate Haken, PIND- Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta, Port Harcourt
  • James Hentz, Virginia Military Institute, USA
  • Adam Higazi, Affiliated Lecturer, Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge
  • Kyari Mohammed, Vice Chancellor, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola