Nigeria has battled with Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the last decade. Whilst the threat has been significantly subdued, the challenge to ensure sustainable peace and stability remains high.
Guinea-Bissau has had a difficult path following independence. With more than 4 coup d’etats since 1974, the country faces weak institutional and regulatory challenges. The absence of law enforcement, corruption and impunity and the prevalence of narcotic trade has led many to describe it a narco-state.