This project is not exhaustive but a work-in-progress that will hopefully dovetail into employing crime mapping technologies such as GIS (Geographic Information System) amongst others to map violent crime, extremism in Nigeria. Ultimately this research will aid designation and proactive prevention of criminal activities or conflicts, crime analysis and criminal profiling, risk assessment, early warning disaster reduction system (EWS), emergency planning, peacebuilding, criminal justice and law enforcement, election security planning and monitoring, travel security planning and destination intelligence for individuals, local and foreign organizations.
This essay is quite comprehensive hence will be serialized.
Click on the link below to read the second tranche (Part 2) of the essay:
Security Mapping: Guide To Threats, Crime And Terrorism Hotbeds In Nigeria (Part 2)
Here is a link for the Part 3 of this piece coveringthe South-South, popularly known as the Niger-Delta – comprising - Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo and Rivers states; the North-East – comprising - Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe states and North-Central - Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger and Plateau states geopolitical zones of Nigeria.