Actualising the core aspects of the Institute’s mandate requires that it constantly engages in collaborative undertakings for funding of in-depth research and interrogation of relevant areas of law. In 2017, the Institute has been able to establish new collaborative undertakings while carrying on with existing partnerships with international and local organisations such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigerian Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), T.Y. Danjuma Foundation, the British High Commission and the John D and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Previous collaborative undertakings in 2017 include:

NIALS/Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP)/  British Council Research Project: Dealing with the Past - Justice, Reconciliation And Healing In The North East Of Nigeria


NIALS/UNDP Project on De-radicalisation in The North-East

NIALS is actively engaged in the following research –

NIALS/UNDP Project on Access to Justice and Rule of Law in The North-East


The NIALS/MacArthur Foundation Collaboration on the Implementation of and Compliance with the Administration of Criminal Justice Act in Nigeria Project


The NIALS-Centre for Comparative Law (University of Cape Town) research partnership


NIALS –OPEN AIR Partnership