Politics and Peacebuilding in Nigeria
Georgetown University graduate student Christopher O’Connor conducted interviews in July 2010 in Nigeria as part of an ongoing research initiative at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. The aim of these interviews was to assess the role of religious actors in Nigeria’s...
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Peacebuilding Practitioners Interview Series
We know very little about the role of religion in conflict situations and peacebuilding efforts. Religion intersects with other economic, social, political and other factors in complex ways. And faith communities are often arrayed on different sides of the same issue. In order to learn more about...
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AT THE CENTER
ALL INTERVIEWEES> George Olusegun Ajana
> Aisha Akanbi
> Talatu Aliyu
> Yusuf Arrigasiyyu
> Ajayi Ayobamidele
> Anthony Fom
> Alimigbe Francis
> John Joseph Hayab
> Josiah Idowu-Fearon
> Zulaihatu Jaafar
> John Onaiyekan
> S.L.S. Salifu
Dr. Aisha Akanbi is a volunteer member of the Committee on Election Activities, Good Governance, Human Rights and Gender Issues of the Federation of Nigerian Women’s Organisations in Nigeria (FOMWAN). She is also a member of the Project 2011 Swift Count National Steering Committee, an interfaith civil society effort to promote free, credible elections through non-partisan citizen observation. Before her retirement, she was Associate Professor of Business Education at the Federal College of Education, Kano. Akanbi has a BSc in Economics from the University of Ibandan.
A Discussion with Maryam Othman and Aisha Akanbi of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria
July 1, 2010
Background: As part of the Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding Fellowship, Christopher O'Connor interviewed Maryam Idris Othman, National President of the Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN), and Aisha Akanbi, Good Governance Officer with the organization. FOMWAN, as...