Thursday, 12 June 2014

Terrorism in Nigeria Seminar

By YEMI DIPEOLU - Wed Jun 11, 1:12 pm

This Saturday, the British Nigeria Law Forum and the Hospital & Prison Action Network, will be holding a seminar on how to combat the ongoing Terrorism in Nigeria.
The seminar will explore why so many lives have been lost at hands of terrorist group Boko Horam despite the Terrorism Prevention Act which the National Assembly passed in 2011.
According to the organisers, the seminar aims to question ‘the effectiveness of law enforcement in bringing offenders to justice’ and will also look at how the government ‘can be assisted in protecting its citizens’.

Several experts from the both Nigeria and the UK will be speaking on the issues at hand including:
Mohammed Bello Adoke SAN, Hon.Attorney-General of the Federation & Federal Minister of Justice,
Representatives of the Nigerian Inspector General of Police
Temitope Olodo of HPAN,
Debbie Ariyo OBE, Founder/Executive Director AFRUCA-UK
Elizabeth Donnelly, Chatham House,
Michael O’Kane, Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP,
Kirsty Brimelow QC, Doughty Street Chambers
Mike Bluestone, Director of Corps Security.
Date: Saturday, 14th June 2014,
10 am prompt – 3 pm (lunch and refreshments are included).
Venue: Bridewell Hall, St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane,
Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
This event is open to all. Admission: £10 per person.
Register via Eventbrite.
Booking early is advisable.
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