Press release statements

Suspension of DAAR Operating License, Unfortunate, High-handed

In a press statement issued on June 7, 2019, and published on Daily Independent, the Niche and other media groups, SPACES FOR CHANGE  joined other concerned Nigerians, public and private institutions, shocked by the high-handedness of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to demand an immediate reversal of the suspension.​ NBC’s suspension of the operating license of DAAR…

Press Release: END THE CRACKDOWN ON CIVIC GROUPS NOW!

Thursday, January 17, 2019 SPACES FOR CHANGE | S4C   SPACES FOR CHANGE | S4C is deeply concerned about the increasing clampdown on the civic space ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Nigerian civic space is witnessing the biggest crackdown in history, with international rights groups threatened with closure, media houses raided, social critics arrested, detained and facing bogus criminal charges…

SPACES FOR CHANGE RELEASES RESEARCH REPORT

SPACES FOR CHANGE is launching its research report today, Monday, May 29, 2017. The research study, “Closing Spaces for Civil Society and Democratic Engagement in Nigeria“, examined in great depth, the factors triggering the governmental restriction of the popular spaces used for charitable activities, civil society activism and democratic engagement in Nigeria. The restrictions, usually…

PRESS RELEASE -DEMOLISHING FOUNDATIONS OF PEACE

SPACES FOR CHANGE’s just-released research study, “Demolishing Foundations of Peace” documents and critically examines the systematic pattern of forced evictions and house demolitions in Nigeria, perpetrated by both city planners and security forces, in the name of “improving national security”. Across many states of Nigeria, especially in the northern part of the country, buildings where…