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As the Voices for Change (V4C) draws to an end

As the Voices for Change (V4C) programme draws to a close, efforts are being made to ensure sustainability for the success it has recorded in transforming social attitudes towards women and girls in Nigeria   The Voices for Change (V4C) programme, a 4-year DFID funded program is aimed at transforming social attitudes

Boosting youth political participation through democracy peer education

Youth democracy activists in a group picture shortly after the training

The Organization for Community Civic Engagement’s three-day democracy peer education training drew youth democracy activists from across Nigeria’s northwest region As part of its work on strengthening the capacity of Nigerian youth to engage with political actors and promote public accountability in northern Nigeria, the Organization for Community Civic Engagement (OCCEN)

 Babachir Lawal: Act now, North East Social Accountability in Education Cluster, tells Osinbajo

The North East Social Accountability in Education Cluster has Wednesday called on Nigeria’s acting president, Yemi Osibanjo, to act on the report of the Presidential Committee that investigated the 13 billion naira scandal involving the suspended Secretary of the Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal and former Director-General of National

Kano restates commitment to transparency and accountability in health sector

The Kano state commissioner of health, Dr Kabiru Ibrahim Getso, has restated the Abdullahi Ganduje-led government of Kano state’s commitment to ensuring transparency and accountability in the state’s health sector. “It is important that the civil society and general public are kept informed of activities in the health sector towards [ensuring]

Day FOMWAN took health budget advocacy to Kano religious leaders

FOMWAN’s crosscutting role in the Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) project is that of mobilizing constituencies of traditional and religious leaders, faith-based organizations and women groups to make governments account for health budgets, particularly in relation to nutrition; childhood killer diseases; family planning as well as

Group urges EFCC to classify seized Kaduna airport N49m as recovered loot

  The Journalists Network on Money laundering/Terrorist Financing, Nigeria, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to classify the N49 million intercepted by its operatives in Kaduna as part of the recovered loot from the over $600 billion stolen from coffers of Nigerian government over the years. The network is an

Connecting Jigawa youth with legislative process

  In a bid to bridge the gap between youth and the legislative arm of government in Jigawa state, the Organization for Community Civic Engagement (OCCEN), hosted a one-day democracy town hall meeting between youth from across the state and the speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly   Despite the strategic

Ngilari’s conviction booster for Buhari’s anti-graft war – Journalists Network

  The conviction of the former Adamawa State Governor Bala Nggilari, the first since the return of democracy in 1999, is a booster to President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. Journalists Network on Money laundering/Terrorist Financing, Nigeria, a GIABA-based advocacy disclosed this in a statement signed by its national coordinator Odan Agbese and


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