Under NIALS/ British Council (Nigerian) Stability And Reconciliation Programme (NSRP). The workshop was organised by the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies with the Support of the British Council (Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme - NSRP), on the 6th -7th of February 2017, at Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri in preparation for the field research project aimed at achieving justice, Reconciliation and healing in the North East.
The project necessitating the workshop is one in the series of the programmes organised by the Institute in ensuring that peace is achieved in the North East; particularly, Yobe and Borno States. Participants at the workshop were drawn from the lot of researchers from the Institute who will be participating in the field research; there were also researchers from University of Maiduguri and some home based researchers who will also be participating in the field research. Resource persons at the workshop included Prof Adedeji Adekunle, DG NIALS and Mr Moses Mathew who took on overview of field research methodology, subject matter and objectives of research. Prof Peter Akper SAN and Mr Pius Ocheme introduced participants to the tools of field research and conducted role plays while Prof. Shettima of University of Maiduguri took the participants on the practical aspects of conducting field research.