Kayode Adebiyi has educational background in Linguistics and English, but much of his 13-year post-graduate education work experience has been in media and communications research. He was a correspondent on the editorial board of Leadership Newspapers, an influential print media house in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. He is also vastly experienced in data collection and coordinating communication for behavioural change and grassroots intervention. Kayode has been on various research and development projects in diverse capacities, including as National Expert on Strategic Communications in the European Union Support to Help Strengthen Nigeria’s National Capacity to Respond to Evolving Security Challenges (EUTANS), assisted Countering Violent Extremism Programme for Nigeria and as Project Communication Coordinator for the NSRP/British Council- funded Positive Voices Campaign Project. In 2017, he returned to the newsroom at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), where he presently works as a Senior Correspondent.
In the fourth part of the Handbook of Terrorism Prevention and Preparedness, the authors explore the interaction between prevention and preparedness. These chapters explore what can, and what has been done, ranging from early warnings to the prevention of cyber-terrorism. The full table of contents can be found here. The Handbook consists of five parts. […]
How has the media landscape changed in the past decades? And to what extent has this been affected by the change in governments throughout the years? The latest report in the Strategic Communications project seeks to answer these questions. Furthermore, it delves deeper into the culture of media reporting on terrorism in Egypt. This report […]
The casualties caused by armed violence in Mali have increased fourfold between 2016 and 2019, with young people being among the most affected by the situation. Although many initiatives have been launched to prevent and counter violent extremism in Mali, there remains a gap in understanding the interplay of factors that lead persons—especially young people—to support […]