Sogo Angel Olofinbiyi is a lecturer and PhD candidate in the Department of Criminology and Forensic Studies at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. He is an active member of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association, with research interests focused on terrorism, counter-terrorism, radicalization, peace and conflict studies, forensic investigation (crime and intelligence analysis), victim studies, and political crimes and related offenses.

Nigeria | January 25, 2017

Peaceful Negotiations: Implications for the Release of Twenty-One Chibok Girls from Boko Haram Captivity

In April 2014, militant Islamist group Boko Haram abducted 276 schoolgirls from Chibok—a town in Borno State, northeastern Nigeria—making global news [1].  Widespread concern generated by the incident soon culminated in a global social media campaign, “Bring Back Our Girls,” with an accompanying Twitter hashtag, #BringBackOurGirls, that featured Tweets from notable world leaders and international […]

Young Nigerian refugee in Diffa, Niger.
A young refugee forced to flee from Damassak, Nigeria to Diffa, Niger due to Boko Haram attacks.